Robot solves Rubik's cubeClick image to enlarge

Watch as this MIT-developed robot sets a world record for solving a Rubik's cube.

CTMA calls for changes to border-crossing policy

The CTMA is advocating for a solution to recent border issues where Canadian companies’ U.S. customers are not being permitted across the border to view and approve work prior to final shipment.

Machining complex fuel injection parts from bar stock

Index USA looks at the comon challenges in machining fuel injection parts from bar stock.

Global manufacturing expertise

by Steve Rodgers

Canadian automotive suppliers gaining international respect

One of the recognized truisms of the Canadian automotive industry is that from a manufacturing perspective, we have long punched above our economic weight.

Flexible aerospace machining

FlexiMill from Modig is a six axis machining centre for aluminum and composite aerospace machining.

4 Steps to Better Machining of Thin Materials

by Leo Chang

Machining thin materials is not a tough job, as long as you have a good machine and the right techniques

Seven strangest new engines

VC Turbo, Circle Cycle, Liquid Piston… seven of the strangest, most innovative new engines in the world.

Lead, follow or get out of the way

by John Mitchell

Selecting proper lead angles can extend tool life

IMTS 2018 Top 10

For those who couldn't make it to IMTS 2018, here's a look at some of the outstanding CNC products, booths and technologies that were on display at the show.

Mechanical engineering latest technology – amazing inventions

Siemens Energy and LMT have a couple of new mechanical engineering ideas. Have a look.

Monitoring and managing welding data

Monitoring and managing welding data with Fronius' system, WeldCube.

Tool balancing: How it works

With so many manufacturing companies looking to run at higher RPMs, balancing your tool assemblies has become much more critical to success.

Reshaping the Future

by Noelle Stapinsky

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

Creating Value

by Michael Ouellette

I have been covering Canada’s manufacturing sector for a long time—about 20 years—and have been witness to an incredible amount of change in that time.

Costly crashes

CNC crashes aren't deadly but they can sure get expensive.

How are Underwater Structures Built?

Oceans, rivers, and lakes are often beautiful, but they’re not necessarily convenient places to build things.

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