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See how a new Prima Power LPe6f laser/punch combination, integrated into the Night Train (NT) Material Management System, helped Accelerated Cooking Products (ACP) of Cedar Rapids, IA, achieve a dramatic increase in productivity at a time when new business increased threefold.

Electric panel bender bends in less than 2 seconds

Salvagnini's P1 100 per cent electric panel bender is desgined to bend panels with just 3 kW and is equipped with patented bending kinematics. The machine can make bends in less than two seconds. The bender is a good solution for companies working with cell production. 

Simplified automation for turning

DMG MORI's Robo2Go simplified automation is a new flexible automation solution for turning machines.

Manufacturing for charity

A Saskatchewan shop builds an innovative truck to raise funds for a children’s hospital

by Mary Scianna

It began as a team building exercise at Industrial Machine & Manufacturing Ltd. (IMM), Saskatoon, SK and ended up becoming a fundraiser to build a long awaited children’s hospital in Saskatoon. 

Robotic bending in action

The HG 1303 Rm from Amada America was engineered to provide consistent, high quality bending operations while eliminating time intensive, manual handling of medium to long sized parts.

$5.96 M rolling mill at research facility to support manufacturing

Natural Resources Canada's CanmetMaterials facility in Hamilton, ON, has unveiled a $5.96 million rolling mill that will be used to support manufacturing in Canada.

Bystronic discusses Industry 4.0. initiatives

A Q&A with Jurgen Hohnhas, head of development (CTO) and member of the management committee of Bystronic Group

We have largely got used to using smartphones and digital applications in our everyday life. With Industry 4.0, there is now an increasing trend towards digitalization in industrial environments. Bystronic’s Head of Development (CTO) Dr. Jürgen Hohnhaus talks about the benefits and the vision behind this development.

Retooling for a Rebound

Retooling is a critical practice in manufacturing, usually taking place when producing a new product or after signing a deal with a new customer.

Customized Tooling

by Mackenzie Froats

Why customized indexable tooling may be a good option for your machine shop

11 excellent tricks with batteries

Ranging from practical to just fun, these are some pretty neat things you probably didn’t know you could do with batteries.

Mustang GT contest winner announced

Walter Surface Technologies has announced the grand prize winner of its “Test Drive Flexsteel. Take Home a Mustang GT” contest.

CenterLine Best Managed Company-again

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd., has achieved the Gold Standad winner status of the Best Managed Companies program. It retained its status after becoming the winner in 2013.

Cut wood, metal, plastics or...cars!

The L.S. Starrett Co.’s 3X Power Bi-Metal reciprocating saw blades have teeth that cut more efficiently, able to cut up to three times more cuts than conventional blades. They are engineered for use on corded and cordless saws.

Online resource benchmarks metals prices

A new online resource aims to level the playing field for metals buyers by creating an objective and anonymous materials pricing platform to help them benchmark raw material market prices.

5 Motorcycles of the Future

Want to know what motorcylces will look like in the future? Check out thse designs.

Automatic measuring and positioning system

Scotchman Industries demonstrates how to increase the efficiency and productivity of Hydraulic Ironworker metal punching and shearing stations with its RG automatic measuring and positioning systems.

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