Walter USA milling cutter with five cutting edges in actionClick image to enlargeWalter's Prototyp Milling: the Protomax ST high performance milling cutter designed with five cutting edges. Designed for machining steel substrates.

 

Fronius' TeachMode in action

Is there anything more annoying than repeatedly halting your welding process to snip off some bent wire? The correct answer is: unlikely.

Going places: Aerospace Manufacturing

by Andrew Brooks

Opportunities in Canada’s aerospace market

Remember Fadal? It's Back

For those who have been in the industry for many years, they'll recognize the name Fadal, a machine tool builder of VMCs, that closed down its US manufacturing operations in 2008.

Machine tool suppliers hold 14th Joint Open House 2019

Hundreds of manufacturers attended the 14th annual machine tool distributors' Joint Open House in southwestern Ontario in April.

Toyota's Canadian-made milestone: WATCH

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), a Canadian success story in terms of automotive production excellence, has produced its nine millionth vehicle, marking another significant milestone in the more than 30-year history of Southern Ontario’s automotive industry.

Fully automated complex sheet metal folding

A RAS MiniBendCenter, among other machines, being operated robotically to fold complex shapes.

CMTS keynote: Why Canada is a great place to grow a manufacturing business

Canadian manufacturers can compete and win on a global scale if they devote themselves to innovation in their products and processes, and efficiency in their operations. That’s the message from the keynote speaker at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) Linda Hasenfratz, CEO Linamar Corp.

DP Technology gets Mazak certification

DP Technology Corp., a CAM software supplier based in Camarillo, CA, is now a certified "Value-Inspired Parnter" (VIP) with Mazak Corp., Florence, KY (Mazak Canada, Cambridge, ON).

Morphing metal: future of robotics?

Engineers at Cornell Univeristy in Ithaca, NY, have developed a hybrid material comprised of stiff metal and soft, prorous rubber foam that combines the best properties of both-stiffness when it's required and elasticity when a change of shape is needed. And, perhaps of greatest importance, the material has the ability to self-heal if damaged.

Manufacturing activity in Canada, US on the rise

Manufacturing activity in Canada and the US increased in August according to the latest information from the RBC purchasing managers' index (PMI) for Canada and from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) index for the US.

Reshaping the Future

by Noelle Stapinsky

Diversification and collaboration keep Canada’s tool, die and mould sector healthy and growing

Rob Adkins named OSG Canada president

Rob Adkins has been named president of OSG Canada. 

Parting-off techniques

CoroCut QD is a new generation of cutting tools from Sandvik Coromant for parting and grooving of larger diameter bars. The company says these new tools optimize cuts that require longer tool overhang.

Renishaw in medical AM partnership with Ontario company

Have a look at Renishaw's partnership with ADEISS, a medical device manufacturer based in London, ON.

VMC walkaround

Sometimes a little distraction is a good thing. It’s even better when it can be called “research.”

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