Canadian elevator manufacturer discusses benefits of Prima Power Platino laser cutting.

Increase sheet metal forming production

by Gabe Lomagno

Consider these often overlooked variables

Groove-turn: Choosing the right machining technique with Iscar

The most common techniques for machining pockets with groove-turn tools are plunging, groove-turn and ramp-down. So which one is better?

Time-lapse of Ford's changeover to Ranger assembly

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 commits to job support for Oshawa assembly workers

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.

Advances in laser piercing

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.

Electric panel bender bends in less than 2 seconds

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. 

Troubleshooting weld defects

by Dave Almy

Welding errors can result in costly downtime and rework

Agri equipment maker improves welder training

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.

Where Ferraris are born

Take a video tour of the high-tech Ferrari Manufacturing factory, where some of the world’s best sports cars are built.

Power play

by Noelle Stapinsky

Growing global demand for energy could spark opportunities for Canadian manufacturers

Mate launches press brake tooling punches, dies

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.

A walkthrough of GM's battery technology

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.

Automating Saw Operations

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.

Fiber Lasers: Guided by the Light

Choosing the right fiber laser is not just about power, but rather what a shop’s goal is for productivity throughput

Picking up speed

by Tim Wilson

Acquisition part of growth strategy

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