Plant Management

Lincoln Orbital MIG Welding

February 12, 2015

Lincoln Electric Co. has introduced an orbital MIG welding system for industries where orbital welds are subject to high standards, such as pipeline, construction or process piping.

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A small QMS implementation can be accomplished in as little as 10 to 15 days of billable consulting, about the price of a mid-sized sedan.

August 3, 2014

by Kip Hanson

Software is your best bet for managing shop quality levels

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Zeiss CALYPSO pg40

February 3, 2014

Knowledge is just as important as the program when measuring with an automated CMM

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June 16, 2013

by Kip Hanson

Automated vision machines measure parts quickly and accurately

If you have a handful of parts to check, you'll probably pick up a micrometer. If you're going to measure a truckload of them, only an automated solution will do. But measurement systems come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and offer more options than a new car. Deciding 

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May 26, 2013

Magnetic filtration solves fine grinding swarf issue at Linamar plant

When driveline and engine component manufacturer Traxle, Guelph, ON, part of Linamar Industries, started to experience surface finish problems during a final valve sealing ring grinding operation, it turned to a magnetic filtration system, the Micromag MM5 supplied by Eclipse Tools North America, Stoney Creek, ON.

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May 21, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Multisensor technology gives Ontario blow mouldmaker a competitive edge

Mistakes are costly in manufacturing, and in today's competitive environment, your mistake may mean a new customer for your competitor.

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April 9, 2013

The problem
Managing simultaneous three-spindle operation on a deep hole gun drill machine

The solution 
Retrofitting the deep hole gun drill machine with two new controls

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February 24, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Quebec aerospace centre focuses on productivity solutions for SMEs

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November 28, 2012

by Tim Wilson

It's not about making people work harder or cutting jobs; it's about reducing waste

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August 27, 2012

Medical manufacturing

by Tim Wilson

The $7.1 billion medical device manufacturing industry is not as large as the automotive or aerospace manufacturing industries in Canada, but for those companies considering this market or expanding their presence in it, it holds much promise.

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