By Ed Robertson
Repositioning job shop business
Investing in new equipment, technical know-how
Deeper face grooving and turning
Iscar has expanded its Minicut line of inserts and cutting tools for deeper and wider face grooving and turning.
By Mary Scianna
ABC Metal Fabricators (a fictitious company) set up shop last year with the intention of automating down the road when business picked up. The company purchased a laser cutting machine and hired an operator to load and unload the system.
by Tim Wilson
A report released at the end of last year by PwC found that Canadian manufacturers want to hire but are unable find the right people.
High efficiency pump
Bystronic says it’s ByJet Smart waterjet cutting system is economically priced to acquire and maintain, and the customer benefits from a low purchase price and from reduced operating costs.
By Jeff Bourque
Assessing the CMM that will work best for your shop
As many manufacturers know, a coordinate measuring machine (or CMM) is a three dimensional device for measuring the physical characteristics of an object.
Chicopee’s newest Makino machining cell is comprised of two a81M horizontal machining centres with fifth axis rotary tables and a Makino MMC-R robotic fixture plate distribution system. The cell is controlled by a Makino MAS-A5 cell controller.
By Ed Robertson
Improve machining tolerances on large parts and maintain competitive edge.
by Jim Barnes
While recent resurging North American auto sales have led some to celebrate, it may be more of a reprieve for the Canadian automotive industry than anything else.