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source: International Federation of Robotics

January 21, 2022

The use of industrial robots in factories around the world is accelerating at a high rate, according to the latest World Robot Report.

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January 14, 2022

In 2017, the Sehmbi family decided to expand their decades-old fabricating business by opening another shop. J.R. Sehmbi would assume management of the newly formed Mill Finish Industries of Brampton, ON, while brother Mani and their father would continue to oversee nearby Millomat Stampings, founded by the elder Sehmbi in 1985. None of them anticipated where it would lead.

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January 7, 2022

Cobot and mobile robot sales are forecasted to continue growing in 2022, according to ABI Research.

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December 23, 2021

Responding to the potential need for local lockdown measures to fight the surge of Omicron variant cases across Canada, Ottawa is introducing legislation to temporarily expand eligibility for key financial support programs.

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The path to prosperity remains of maze of pitfalls and opportunities

December 22, 2021

by Noelle Stapinsky

Around this time last year, corporate CEOs and economists alike were throwing their arms up in the air as they watched all forecasts, economic analyses and five year business plans become obsolete.

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November 19, 2021

If the global automotive industry and its suppliers are to satisfy changing market demands for a complex blend of powertrain options over the coming years, they will need to adopt a more flexible manufacturing model.

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L.S. Starrett's DataSure 4.0.

April 29, 2021

by staff writer

Advances in Industry 4.0 technology make it easier for smaller shops to get on board

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A proud team—some of the employees of Quebec City’s AMEC Usinage, ventilator parts in hand. AMEC Usinage

February 24, 2021

Sandvik Coromant works with AMEC Usinage to deliver critical components in the fight against COVID-19

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Of particular interest is ISCAR Tool Advisor, a "Swiss Army Knife" of industrial apps

November 18, 2020

Iscar has recently launched its Iscar World app, which consolidates all of the company's online apps, interfaces, and product catalogs in a single space.

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When searching for an ERP provider, remember that a good ERP company is not just about providing software; consider it a business advisor too.

November 2, 2020

by Noelle Stapinksy

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software helps manufacturers improve productivity and provides a clear view of an entire operation

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L.S. Starrett's L3 systems are an example of the tech you need to create and perform a test, analyze results and manage the data.

October 11, 2020

by James Clinton

Tensile testing determines suitability for use and a material’s performance over time

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Ford Motor Company  has begun the restart  process, implementing  many safety and  care measures.  Ford Motor Co.

June 15, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

No one is sure how supply chains will change after coronavirus, but change will come

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Drive Time?

June 15, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

In the face of a global pandemic, the questions facing Canada’s automotive supply sector will shape the industry for years to come

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Renishaw's RMP60M machine tool probe is helping Tigercat improve machining productivity.

February 19, 2020

Automated workpiece setup boosts forestry equipment manufacturer

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Starrett demonstrates its HVR100-FLIP vision measurement system (in the background) coupled with a robotic loader/unloader.

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Robotic metrology continues to make strides, but challenges remain

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AM enables Renishaw to produce styli of any configuration in a single piece of metal as shown here. A conventionally assembled crank stylus is visible in the background.

July 29, 2019

by andrew Brooks

As additive manufacturing matures, new processes, powers and powders enter the market

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Reshaping the future

March 29, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Diversification and collaboration keep Canada’s tool, die and mould sector healthy and growing

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Okuma Connect Plan

January 9, 2019

Okuma America Corp. has released Connect Plan, a software-based system for collecting and measuring data to adjust processes for increased productivity.

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Mark Cadogan

December 14, 2018

Effective January 2019, Mark Cadogan is joining Renishaw (Canada) Limited as machine tool product business manager. Mark has long experience in manufacturing, specifically in CAD/CAM. Although based in Windsor, Mark will be responsible for managing the Renishaw machine tool probing business throughout the whole country.

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Mitutoyo HR 530 Rockwell Hardness tester Image

February 28, 2018

Mitutoyo Canada has introduced the latest Rockwell Hardness Testers in its HR-530 Series.

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