Okuma's Navi M-i software provides higher surface quality machining.

Linamar to buy French aluminum auto parts maker for $1.16 B

Linamar Corp., Guelph, ON, is expanding its presence in Europe with a move to acquire Montupet SA, a French aluminum parts automotive manufacturer based in Clinchy, France.

Bombardier cuts cycle time by 81%

A tombstone application at Bombardier Aerospace's Witchita, KS, plant has helped the manufacturer rack up savings in set up time and reduce cycle times significantly.

Peterborough job shop lands Boeing deal

Sciens Industries, based in Peterborough, ON, has been named a new supplier for the Boeing 777 and will be supplying the aerospace OEM with high precision machined components, with deliveries to begin in December 2015. The multi-year contract will support landing gear for the Boeing 777.

Maintenance for engine drives

How to perform routine maintenance on most Lincoln Electric engine drives. Includes information on how to check oil levels and inspect air filters.

FIELD NOTES: Delta Machine & Design

Product: LPM VMC
Supplier: TRAK Machine Tools
End User: Delta Machine & Design

Shifting Gears

by Andrew Brooks

Is Canada's automotive manufacturing industry growth sustainable?

Job Shops Snapshot

by Andrew Brooks

Chip formation in indexable drilling

Effective chip control is the most important factor in indexable insert drilling operations and is essential for quality hole making.

Control that controller

Interesting in getting the most out of your FANUC Oi-Plus iHMI control?

How are Underwater Structures Built?

Oceans, rivers, and lakes are often beautiful, but they’re not necessarily convenient places to build things.

Iscar, Megatel event showcases machining, cutting technologies

Iscar and Megatel held a joint event at Iscar's Oakville, ON facility recently to showcase the latest in machining and cutting strategies.

Kapp Niles founder Bernhard Kapp was leader in gear, machine tool industry

Dr.-Ing. E.H. Bernhard Kapp, founder of the Kapp Group has died. He was 93.

He founded Kapp & Co. in 1953  in Coburg, Germany and today, the company is among the leading manufacturers of machine tools for hard and soft finishing of gears and profiles with facilities in Germany, US, Brazil, Japan and China. He was board of several organizations, including the German Trade Fair and Exhibition AG, Gildemeister, Fiat, Krupp Hoesch, Iveco, Internazionale Holding Fiat, Werner & Pfleiderer, TRUMPF, the Ifo Institute, the Fraunhofer Society and the University of Coburg.

The company continues to operated under Kapp's son, Martin Kapp.

Kapp Niles

Dangerous railways around the world

This list consists 12 of the most dangerous and extreme railways in the world. From railways with deep gorges and near vertical descents, to a 100 year old railway bridge built on sea.

Multi-axis turning-milling machine in action

The Chevalier FNL 220LSY multi-axis turning-milling machine in action. The machine, available in Canada from Heinman Machinery, can turn and mill complex parts in a single machine.

Turning green

by Mary Scianna

Energy saving options on turning machines are cost saving advantages for manufacturers

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