Quality

Rhonda Barnet, chair of Canadian Manufacturing  and Exporters’ national board,  is also president and COO  of Peterborough, Ont.-based  AVIT Manufacturing, which designs and builds  custom automation  for manufacturers.

October 11, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canadian manufacturers need to diversify to answer the need for more skilled workers

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L.S. Starrett Co.'s AVX550 Multi-Sensor Vision System is equipped with the M3 software package from MetLogix

September 2, 2020

Dual optical systems and touch-probe capability help the AVX550 Multi-Sensor Vision System from L.S. Starrett Co., measure parts with a diverse range of feature sizes and geometries.

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Cavalier reinvented its digital library to support new tool design.

August 31, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s tool, die and mould sector has again proven its resilience in the face of an economic meltdown

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Inspection requires no workpiece teaching and finds items based on color and size information input by the operator

August 26, 2020

OnRobot is launching a software update for its 2.5D camera-based Eyes vision system to empower manufacturers to gain even greater productivity increases from their automation.

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Fueling Future  Demand

August 4, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Will pent-up demand give a spark to the energy and resources value chain?

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ABB's 3DQI inspector

July 29, 2020

Capable of detecting defects of less than half the width of a human hair—imperceptible to the naked eye—ABB’s new 3D quality inspection (3DQI) robot cell will provide fast, accurate testing to make metrology easier and less time consuming. 

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Fringe Probe 2 from Rennishaw

June 3, 2020

Renishaw Inc.’s  RFP fringe probe increases the multi-sensor capability of the Revo system by adding non-contact structured light inspection to the existing product range.

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Aerospace Reroutes

April 30, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s aerospace manufacturing industry has been on a growth trajectory, with a strong outlook for 2020. But that was before a global pandemic hit. Now, much like virtually every other industrial sector, aerospace parts manufacturers are adjusting to a new normal.

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Jim Quick, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

April 30, 2020

We are at a critical point in the history of our sector and country

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HB400 w Mx Tablet

April 22, 2020

MetLogix Mx200 digital readouts (DRO) from the L.S. Starrett Co., are now available for its broad line of Optical Comparators.

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AFCO HWwasher

April 22, 2020

Automatic Feed Co.’s coil-fed high-pressure hot water washers eliminate oil and contamination on aluminum and various metals that can cause visible part defects during the stamping process. 

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Inside one of Ford Motor Co.'s upgraded paint shops. The automaker went to great lenghts to improve the environmental impact of its paint process thoughout it's assembly network. PHOTO: Ford Motor Co.

March 30, 2020

by Michael Ouellette

When it comes to greening your job shop, thinking small can pay big dividends

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Fueling the Force

March 30, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Cultivating and managing a healthy workforce can be a key differentiator in today’s competitive landscape

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renishaw cmmvid

February 20, 2020

Renishaw demonstrates some of the fundamentals of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) technology. Check out the video below:

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Renishaw's Additive Manufacturing Solutions Centre provides a development environment for manufacturers to test additive processes.

February 19, 2020

by Noelle Stapinsky

Additive manufacturing is finally a player in the future of metalworking 

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Paul Hogendoorn, president of FreePoint Technologies

November 4, 2019

Shop Metalworking Technology speaks with Paul Hogendoorn, president of FreePoint Technologies in London, ON, which develops machine monitoring software and systems for old and new machines

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Resiliency Reigns

November 4, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Manufacturers continue to focus on investment to remain globally competitive

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From left: Robert, James and Michael Pinelli with the Mazak VTC-805G machine.

October 8, 2019

Investing in advanced technology to grow 

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Quality Machining Services (QMS)

October 8, 2019

by Andrew Brooks

Poised to grow – but ‘hanging on’ for now

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Renishaw Blue Laser Tech for On Machine Tool Measurement

June 19, 2019

Renishaw has launched NC4+ Blue, a new non-contact tool setter for on-machine tool measurement.

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