Iscar discusses strategies for chatter free cutting

Warren Buffet to become sole owner of cutting tool supplier IMC

Berkshire Hathaway to acquire balance of IMC International Metalworking Companies for $2.05 billion

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., IMC International Metalworking Companies B.V., and IMC’s founding Wertheimer family, announced that Berkshire Hathaway has acquired from the Wertheimer family the 20 per cent of IMC International Metalworking Companies that it does not already own, for consideration of US$2.05 billion.

How tool management cut costs for pump maker

Bosch Rexroth has improved cost controls on more than 900 different tool assemblies it uses in its pump manufacturing facility in Fountain Inn, SC.

Winds of change

In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).

Amazing track laying technology

While manual labour is still a big part of building a railroad, automation has transformed the process in impressive ways.

Get a Grip on It

by Mary Scianna

Innovative toolholding system proves its worth at a Quebec machine shop

Cutting time to save money

The problem
Time-consuming set-ups on multiple machines for complex parts

The solution
Five axis turn/mill machine to reduce part set-ups and potential for errors

New loader relieves loading dock headaches

InnoLIFT USA’s XXL Straddle Loader simplifies pallet-load deliveries for smaller manufacturers without full loading docks.

A new reality

Will challenges hobble automotive industry’s recovery?

by Jim Barnes

In January, you could almost hear the sigh of relief in the automotive industry.

Laser cutting hot stamped parts

The TRUMPF TruLaser Cell Series 7000 is a high-end laser processing centre featuring minimal processing costs and maximum flexibility. Available with either a CO2 or solid state laser, the cell may used for cutting, welding and deposition welding. Featuring a 2 in 1 fiber solution that delivers the beam for cutting in the fiber core, and the beam for welding in the outer core, the transition from cutting to welding is minimal. In this video, the TruLaser Cell 7040 is shown cutting parts that have been hot stamped, one of many ideal applications for the fast, flexible and productive TruLaser Cell Series 7000.

Newly merged Dormer Pramet launches website

The newly merged Dormer Pramet has launhced a new corporate website to bring both companies and their respective technologies together in one location under one corporate identity.

Why invest in automation

By Mary Scianna

ABC Metal Fabricators (a fictitious company) set up shop last year with the intention of automating down the road when business picked up. The company purchased a laser cutting machine and hired an operator to load and unload the system.

Tooling for slots, shoulders, contours and pockets

ISCAR’s XQUAD extended flute milling cutters and inserts machine titanium, high temperature alloys and stainless steel.

World's most insane engineering marvels

The engineering wonders of the modern world

Magna CEO Don Walker on COVID-19 response

Magna International CEO Don Walker spoke to BNN about the company's strategy for dealing with COVID-19 and how he plans to get his company back to work safely, and how Magna will fit into the post-coronavirus supply chain.

Digital directions

by Mary Scianna

As cutting tool data management moves further into the digital world, what does it mean for
your machining operations?

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