Mazak Optonic's Tube Gear 2D laser cutting machine offers high speed and high precision cutting for thin-walled tube and pipe applications.

Saved by water

Fast-cutting waterjet machine improves productivity for emergency vehicle fabrication work

by Mary Scianna

The Problem: Unreliable outsourced fabrication work.

Canadian employment continues to climb: Stats Can

Canadian employment rose for the second consecutive month, up 43,000 in October, pushing the unemployment rate down to 0.3 percentage points to 6.5 per cent, the lowest rate since November 2008, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada.

Aluminum big part of Magna ultralight door

Magna International Inc., in cooperation with the US Department of Energy (DOE) and partners FCA US and Grupo Antolin, announced it has developed a new, ultralight door architecture that achieves the project objective of 42.5 per cent mass savings compared to an average current production door.

A Broader Base

by Andrew Brooks

Process diversification is one way to survive and thrive in a down market

How NOT to weld: Most common MIG welding mistakes

Seven common mistakes people make when they start MIG welding.

Automated laser boosts productivity

Vac-Con, Green Cove Springs, FL, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of sewer cleaning and excavating equipment, producing such products as combination sewer cleaners, jetters, and industrial vacuums.

Ensuring weld quality

Welding inspectors use many tools and processes to ensure weld quality

As anyone in the fabricating and welding business knows, process and part inspection is a critical component of a successful business.

Multitasking turning centre

Here’s a close-up up of MAZAK’s HQR-200MSY multi-tasking turning centre as it machines an electrical connector.

The future of trucks? Tesla Cybertruck vs. Ford 150

At its unveiling, Tesla's Cybertruck has a tug-of-war with the Ford F-150 pickup.

Better Braking

by Kip Hanson

Is your press brake tooling holding you back?

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