MicroStep fiber laser cutting of plates and pipesClick image to enlarge

The MSF is a laser cutting system for the cutting of materials with a fibre laser, or a combination of fibre laser and plasma. This machine is designed for the production of highly accurate parts at high cutting speeds, and offers low maintenance and operational costs.

Your business: Certified to fly

by Tim Wilson

Getting approval to machine aerospace parts worth the effort

Shop talk - Apprenticeship training

Do you welcome apprentices from apprenticeship training programs in your shop? Why or why not?

HMC facelift

by Bernie Otto

Advice on retrofitting your HMCs

Federal Budget 2017

Anyone looking for specific support for manufacturing in the 2017 Federal Government’s Budget will be disappointed.

Making the Bugatti Chiron

The How it's Made series looks at how the Bugatti Chiron is manufactured.

R&D Subsidies

by Mary Scianna

Canadian companies finding ways to help

This video created by HuffPost Canada outlines a few Canadian companies looking for ways to help ease the burden caused by Covid-19.

Winds of change

In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).

Building Italian supercars

Two Italian supercars built by hand, from scratch – and with no computers or even sketches.

Multifunction five-axis machining centre

Makino's iGrinder five-axis horizontal machining centre combines grinding, milling, drilling, and tapping, all on the same platform. Watch it in action.

Hyperloop explained

Hyperloop is on the cusp of becoming reality; what is it and how does it work?

Lead, follow or get out of the way

by John Mitchell

Selecting proper lead angles can extend tool life

Aluminum Welding

by Chris Anderson

Overcome the challenges of robotic welding of aluminum in truck manufacturing

7 future cool gadgets and inventions that really exist

Check out how some manufacturers are creating innovative gadgets of the future.

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