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A roundup of seven systems that put in some impressive work.

Manufacturing 2019 Aston Martin models

Production of 2019 Aston Martin Vantage, Rapide AMR, DB11 and DBS Superleggera – ‎Gaydon, Warwickshire, England

New non-contact tool setting solutions from Renishaw

Building on the proven design of the existing NC4 system, Renishaw has introduced an enhanced solution to satisfy the demands of the rapidly evolving manufacturing environment.

Dancing robots...for real

One of the biggest challenges with robot development is ensuring smooth movement wthout requiring the robot to be anchored securely. Well, it looks like Boston Dynamics is well on it's way to figuring this out.

TIG welding in additive manufacturing – first pass on titanium

A full colour video of the TIG (GTAW) welding process made using the Xiris weld monitoring camera.

High Fliers

by Kip Hanson

Manufacturers use advanced EDM technology to improve aircraft safety and efficiency

Multifunction five-axis machining centre

Makino's iGrinder five-axis horizontal machining centre combines grinding, milling, drilling, and tapping, all on the same platform. Watch it in action.

Winds of change

In Canada over the last ten years more wind energy capacity has been built than any other form of electricity generation, says Richard Hornung, president of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA).

Video: 3D printing locking wheel nuts for Ford

Ford has partnered with 3D printing developer EOS to 3D print serial production versions of customized, individual locking wheel nuts that prevent tire theft.

Manufacturing Cars…in 1936

See how the Chevy assembly line in Flint, Michigan worked more than 80 years ago.

Space-saving side load pallet changer for fiber laser

Cy-Laser's CY2D S3015 fiber laser cutting machine is designed with a space-saving side load pallet changer for shops with limited floor space.

‘I get to play with robots every day’

Molded Precision Components' president David Yeaman takes us through his unlikely journey from struggling student to owner of an advanced manufacturing company.

Finding your niche

YOUR BUSINESS | Automotive

by Tim Wilson

For Alec’s Automotive Machine Shop in Vancouver, BC, staying relevant means being able to change with the times.

Two friends with a passion for metalworking now build custom forging presses

Two friends who share a passion for metalworking have teamed up to build custom forging presses.

A walkthrough of GM's battery technology

Take a look at GM's Ultium wireless battery management system, which reduces up to 90 per cent of the wires within an EV battery, enabling sleeker vehicle design and improved scalability.

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.

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