AVT Beckett Elevator: Customer Profile
- January 27, 2014
Canadian elevator manufacturer discusses benefits of Prima Power Platino laser cutting.
by Gabe Lomagno
Consider these often overlooked variables
The most common techniques for machining pockets with groove-turn tools are plunging, groove-turn and ramp-down. So which one is better?
Ever wonder what it looks like to completely retool an auto plant? Well, take a look at this time-lapse video from Ford Motor Co.
GM Canada says it plans to provide financial support to the close to 3,000 workers who will be losing their jobs at the Osahwa, ON, assembly plant when it closes in 2019.
Productivity and quality start with that first hole
by Jim Barnes
The productivity and quality of a laser cutting operation start with the piercing process.
Salvagnini's P1 100 per cent electric panel bender is desgined to bend panels with just 3 kW and is equipped with patented bending kinematics. The machine can make bends in less than two seconds. The bender is a good solution for companies working with cell production.
by Dave Almy
Welding errors can result in costly downtime and rework
ALMACO, a manufacturer of custom built, agricultural equipment such as combines, planters and threshers, uses Miller Electric's LiveArc welding performance management system to improve training while also giving potential and existing employees the skills needed to do the best job for their customers. The system provides immediate feedback during training, allows instructors to customize welding programs to ALMACO’s exact needs, and allows for welding in both simulation and live arc mode.
Take a video tour of the high-tech Ferrari Manufacturing factory, where some of the world’s best sports cars are built.
by Noelle Stapinsky
Growing global demand for energy could spark opportunities for Canadian manufacturers
Mate Precision Tooling has launched a new line of press brake tooling punches and dies now available for press brakes with European Precision style or Wila Trumpf style tooling.
Take a look at GM's Ultium wireless battery management system, which reduces up to 90 per cent of the wires within an EV battery, enabling sleeker vehicle design and improved scalability.
by Mike Albrecht
Automation will maximize fabricating efficiencies and reduce operating costsThere is no denying the incredible impact technology has had on our lives over the past two decades -- it has changed the traditional workplace and reshaped business expectations.
Choosing the right fiber laser is not just about power, but rather what a shop’s goal is for productivity throughput
by Tim Wilson
Acquisition part of growth strategy