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."

Electric pipe bending machine boosts fabricating efficiency

A large bore hydrualic part maker has improved production efficiency and accuracy using an all electric pipe bending machine

Frank Mohn Piping in Frekhaug, Norway, installed the custom pipe bender from Unison to help improve fabricating through-put and accuracy. According to Unison, the all electric machine is the most powerful pipe bender it has delivered to a custoemr to date. 

Super engineering in China

Super engineering in China.

Fast track

by Kip Hanson

The Problem: Small shop, lack of skilled workers

The Solution: Build an automated beam processing facility

Alberta structural steel fabricator aims high with automation

On a roll

A Q&A about roll forming technology advances

Shop Metalworking Technology (SMT) speaks with Jack Pennuto Jr., director of sales and marketing at Formtek Inc., Warrensville Heights, OH, about developments in roll forming.

Canadian companies finding ways to help

This video created by HuffPost Canada outlines a few Canadian companies looking for ways to help ease the burden caused by Covid-19.

Driving the jet

by Kip Hanson

Smart CAM systems make waterjet fast and efficient

Manufacturing a Harley Davidson motorcycle

See how Harley Davidson motorcycles are manufactured. The company produces over 500 motorcycle frames at this one factory every day.

Hole in One

by Mary Scianna

Steps to ensure holemaking quality and accuracy

A Bright Future

Article by Kip Hanson | Photos by Deny Cardinal

Rapidly growing fab shop buys the first machine of its kind in Quebec

THE PROBLEM: Standing out from competitors
THE SOLUTION: Fiber laser cutting technology

Landing the orders

The Problem: Diversify beyond landing gears to withstand market volatility

The Solution: 5 axis VMC and multi-tasking machines

Ontario landing gear manufacturer readies for competition with $1 M+ machinery investments

 

$49 M for Quebec car parts maker

Raufoss Canada, a subsidisary of Norwegian manufacturer Neuman Aluminum, is investing $49 million to retrofit and expand production at its Broisbriand, QC, plant.

Pipe Cutting on Schedule

by Noelle Stapinsky
Images courtesy of All Fabrication Equipment

Propak steps up its cutting game with automation

Job Shops - Manitoba & Saskatchewan - Prairie growth

by Tim Wilson

Growing demand in Western Canada

FABTECH 2014: Automated robotic bending cell

Exhibitor: Amada America Booth: B-2503

Spark & Co. expands operations

Spark & Co. Blainville, QC, is expanding its operations with a new warehousing facility in Vancouver, BC, "to better service our customers in Western Canada," says Guy Belanger, vice president.

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