Seven incredible machinesClick image to enlarge

From a bridge laying behemoth to a real-life hoverbike, we look at seven truly unique machines.

 

FIELD NOTES: Plasma cutter

Supplier: MicroStep Canada

End User: All Seasons Equipment

Earthquake testing metal buildings

See all the action as industry and university researchers team up to find the limits of innovative metal building designs as they are subjected to some of the most extreme earthquake shaking ever recorded.

Waterjets building waterjets

Erik Vossman discusses how his company Machine, Repair and Design leverages OMAX waterjet technology.

Welding galvanized steel

by Shaun Relyea

What is it and why use it?

Digital tour of Amada tech centre

Tour AMADA's 62,000 sq ft Carolina Technical Center in High Point, NC, and experience the latest AMADA investment in the sheet metal fabrication industry.

Cobot for the machine tool industry

iAssist is the first of its kind autonomous and collaborative robot designed especially for the machine-tool industry. The solution is a collaborative initiative between Kuka and Makino.

Can Canada trump Trump?

by Mary Scianna, edtior, Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine

As Donald Trump gears up to become the 45th president of the US, many Canadians are nervous about how his policies over the next four years will impact the Canadian economy.

How to build a jumbo jet engine

A BBC documentary explores the complex world of manufacturing of a Rolls Royce jumbo jet engine.

The future of space: Off-world manufacturing

Physicist, engineer and CEO Rob Hoyt delves into the challenges and potential of manufacturing and assembling large systems and structures in space to support exploration and colonization.

Job Shops in Canada 2017: Manufacturing Support

by Andrew Brooks

Gauging the pulse of Canada‚Äôs job shops and their critical role in manufacturing

Go Big, or Go Home

by Kip Hanson

Turning gargantuan parts? Four cutting tool manufacturers weigh in with recommendations

Exceptional contraptions

A top-10 rundown of strange and bizarre machines.

5 ways to drive continuous improvement in welding

Miller Electric's Caleb Krisher talks about how to drive continous improvement with welding information management systems.

Super engineering in China

Super engineering in China.

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.

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