LVD Strippit's Dyna-Cell bending automationClick image to enlarge

LVD Strippit's Dyna-Cell is the company's next generation in automated bending.

 

Laser smart

by Mary Scianna

The Problem: Inability to meet rising production levels

The Solution: Automated laser cutting

Laser automation meets shop's production demands and innovative work schedule

The construction robots are coming

A look at how robotic systems are playing an increasingly important role in the construction industry.

Job shops Ontario - Made to Measure

by Andrew Brooks

From its inception in a tough climate, Advantage has been increasing its high precision and automation repertoire

Robotic finishing on aerospace turbine blades 2

AV&R Aerospace, Montreal QC, needed to refine its precision application of robotic finishing of aerospace turbine blades. It found what it needed with the Smooth touch wheel from Rex-Cut.

Cutting cost

by Tim Wilson 

A fastener manufacturer realizes big savings with new cold saw

The problem
Work had to be done off-site, with increased lead time and inventory requirements, resulting in lost opportunities.

See How Termites Inspired a Building That Can Cool Itself | Decoder

How do you cool a building without air conditioning? Using an approach called biomimicry, see how architect Mick Pearce harnessed the ingenuity of termites to design a natural cooling system for the largest commercial building in Zimbabwe.

Fabricating force

by Mary Scianna

Better power tools for better performance

Walter presents the Tiger·tec® Gold PVD grade for milling and drilling

Walter Tiger•tec® Gold: As strong as ever. More flexible than ever before.

How to build a jumbo jet engine

A BBC documentary explores the complex world of manufacturing of a Rolls Royce jumbo jet engine.

DARPA's reconfigurable wheels change into triangular tracks

DARPA, the agency that brought us the Internet, has developed vehicle wheels that can switch into tank-like treads while in motion.

Cy-Laser opens tech centre for Canada, US customers

Cy-Laser America, a subsidiary of Cy-Laser S.r.L. of Schio, Italy, has opened a Technology Center in Sterling Heights, MI, to service customers in North America.

College opens Centre for Smart Manufacturing

Conestoga College officially launched its new Centre for Smart Manufacturing located at the Cambridge, ON, campus of the college's Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.

Time-lapse of Ford's changeover to Ranger assembly

Ever wonder what it looks like to completely retool an auto plant? Well, take a look at this time-lapse video from Ford Motor Co.

Manufacturing activity improves

RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI points to strengthening activity in June

An increase in June manufacturing activity more than reversed the modest declines experienced in May and April in Canada, according to the latest figures from the RBC Canadian Manufacturing PMI.

Automated bending robot fabricates solar panel mounts

EVS Metal's Amada HG1003 with ATC and Automated Bending Robot forms solar panel mounts at the company's NJ precision sheet metal fabrication facility.

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