ambassador bridgeClick image to enlargeThe CTMA is advocating for a solution to recent border issues where Canadian companies’ U.S. customers are not being permitted across the border to view and approve work prior to final shipment.

In this video, CTMA executive director Robert Cattle is not asking for a reopening but insists a fair and equitable solution is required.

If you have been experiencing any issues with personnel visiting your facility here or have had issues travelling to the U.S. to visit one of your customers, CTMA wants to hear from you.

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Robotic radial welding

Radial welding with the Cyclone robotic torch from Abicor Binzel.

Amada FLW series fibre-laser welding

Amada's Fiber Laser Welder (FLW) achieves a high-speed, high-quality weld not possible with a conventional laser welder.

Hot pass pipeline welding

Welding takes on a different flavour depending on the region in Canada in which you work. 

Labour saving breakthroughs

A roundup of new labour saving technologies including a printer that prints roads.

CNC machining guitar pickguards

Sometimes when you are into heavy metal, you have to cut some plastic. Check out this video showing CNC cutting of stacked PVC and plastic to create some pretty sweet looking aftermarket pickguards for your favorite axe.

6 kW fiber laser cutter in action

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KUKA's robotic smart factory of the future

KUKA showcased its vision of the robotic smart factory of the future at the Hannover Fair 2016 in Germany. Visitors had the opportunity to learn about smart factories, connecting robots and other automation equipment to the cloud, the benefits of machine learning and big data for optimized production, new easier robot programming methods, flexible methods of matrixed production, as well as some new KUKA robots and how it all fits into the 4th industrial revolution - Industriy 4.0.

Mazak runs CNC program challenge

Two machines side-by-side. Same part. Same program. Very different results.

GM's Army off-roader based on Colorado ZR2

GM Defense LLC, a subsidiary of General Motors, has delivered the U.S. Army its first Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV), part of a $214.3 million contract awarded in June.

Exceptional contraptions

A top-10 rundown of strange and bizarre machines.

Robotic education cell for training

Lincoln Electric partnered with Fanuc to create the robotic education cell. It serves as a portable training system for classroom use and gives students the opportunity to gain insights into proper programming for operating a robot.

Get creative with Yaskawa's GUI

Yaskawa Compass is a CNC graphical user interface (GUI) that empowers machine manufacturers with creativity, style and versatility.

Amada's robotic bending solution benefits job shop

How a job shop benefitted from Amada’s automated, high precision, high speed compact robotic bending solution, the EG 6013 AR.

AVT Beckett Elevator: Customer Profile

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

Laser welding for everybody

TRUMPF's TruLaser Cell 5030 is the ideal entry machine for laser welding large 3D components. Watch how the BrightLine weld option gives low-spatter laser welding and the highest weld seam quality.

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