Renishaw's additive manufacturing process in action.

 

HaasTec open house draws close to 3000

Close to 3000 people attended the recent Haas Automation Inc. open house at the company's headquarters and manufacturing facility in Oxnard, CA.

Producing a BMW motorcycle

Watch how BMW manufacturers its motorcycles.

Ontario: A True Star

Investing in advanced technology to grow 

Construction of Asia's largest offshore wind farm

The Rudong Offshore Wind Farm is located in Rudong County, Jiangsu Province, China.

Siemens to supply Canadian-made turbines for Ontario project

Siemens Canada Ltd., Oakville, ON, will soon be busy building more wind tubines at its Tillsonburg, ON, manufacturing and assembly facility after securing a deal to deliver and install 46 direct drive win turbines to the Cedar Point project in Sarnia, ON.

New machining centre series

Quickmill has launched a new series of gantry style machining centres called the Annihilator Series. 

Manufacturing skills get schooled

by Tim Wilson

Getting employees lined up with the right skills to get the most out of today’s advanced machining technology can be a challenge.

Linamar to buy French aluminum auto parts maker for $1.16 B

Linamar Corp., Guelph, ON, is expanding its presence in Europe with a move to acquire Montupet SA, a French aluminum parts automotive manufacturer based in Clinchy, France.

Robert Cattle new head for tooling, machining group

Robert Cattle has been named executive director for the Canadian Tooling and Machining Association (CTMA). He succeeds Les Payne, who has served as a volunteer director, president (2002-2004) and executive director for the past 30 years.

Tesla makes ventilator from Model 3 parts

When the call came out for manufacturers to help produce medical equipment, many companies were quick to jump on board. But most of those companies must make ventilators using pre-existing designs, which would require competing with actual ventilator manufacturers for the parts and materials. 

Manufacturing Cars…in 1936

See how the Chevy assembly line in Flint, Michigan worked more than 80 years ago.

Grinding software acts as analysis hub

The latest release of software maker ANCA’s CIMulator3D tool simulation software for grinding has an upgraded interface with fresh colors and icons and is even easier to use with intuitive functionality. 

Youth graduate from industry trades training program

Twenty-four youth graduated from the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association's 32-week Introductory Trades Training program in November.

What if 3D printing was 100 times faster?

What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveiled a bold new technique — inspired, yes, by Terminator 2 — that's 25 to 100 times faster, and creates smooth, strong parts. Could it finally help to fulfill the tremendous promise of 3D printing?

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