The Prima Power Platino laser has changed AVT Beckett's engineering approach. "The way we design...the way we build product now has given us much more capability than what we had prior with just the turret punch press."

Nexwave Machinery distributor lands Bystronic exclusive

Nexwave Machinery has signed a deal to become the exclusive Eastern Canadian distributor for Bystronic's cutting and bending equipment.

Future Focused

by Noelle Stapinsky | photos by Ron Ng

Ontario trailer manufacturer’s rapid growth spurs expansion and an investment in automation

Filing profits

The Problem: Turret punch press' inability to produce new line of parts

The Solution: Servo-electric turret punch press with lights out capability

Quebec office product manufacturer's investment in servo electric technology boosts productivity

TRUMPF bolsters its metal additive business

TRUMPF is in advanced talks to fully acquire its TRUMPF SISMA S.R.L. additive manufacturing joint venture from partner SISMA S.p.A.

Bystronic takes majority interest in Antil

Bystronic has announced that it is acquiring 70 per cent of the shares of Antil S.p.A.

Turning for large part production

Mazak's Mega Turn 500MS is designed for industries that require heavy metal removal in large part production environments.

In-house blanking

Watch this CTLMaster cut-to-length line from COE Press Equipment in action.

"Waldo" the robot boosts productivity

Mobile robot colleagues on wheels increase productivity and worker safety at Scott Fetzer Electrical Group The fleet of Universal Robots will now receive daily work orders to solve ever-changing tasks with high mix - low volume electronics manufacturer Scott Fetzer Electrical Group (SFEG) in Tennessee. The collaborative robots have optimized production by 20 percent, taking over monotonous and potentially hazardous tasks from employees now reallocated to more rewarding jobs.

Automated positioning with Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner

Lincoln Electric’s Smart Positioner combines automated part positioning with step-by-step weld verification for control of large, complex weld assemblies.

High efficiency when machining composites

In this tips film, Sandvik Coromant provides three important tips to help you secure high efficiency when machining composites.

Hypertherm re-launches contest for North American schools

Hypertherm is holding its "Spark Something Great" education grant program again in 2017. The contest is open to Canadian and US schools and 10 North American winners will receive Hypertherm's new Powermax45 XP plasma cutting and gouging system and the company's Plasma Cutting Technology: Theory and Practice curriculum kit.

New wind turbine manufacturing plant in BC

Endurance Wind Power Inc., Surrey, BC, has opened a new 40,000 sq ft facility to manufacture wind turbines.

Nesting on the Fly

by Noelle Stapinsky

 How nesting software is keeping pace with industry needs 

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