Sandvik acquires Renishaw AM systemsClick image to enlarge

Renishaw has collaborated with Sandvik Additive Manufacturing to supply the company with high productivity multi laser RenAM 500Q systems.

The manufacturing mantra

by Mary Scianna

Innovation. Productivity. Competitive Edge. These three concepts have become somewhat of a mantra in manufacturing. Some may roll their eyes when they hear or read these words for the umpteenth time, but manufacturers cannot ignore them.

10 Ways to save time and money

by Nigel King

Tips on how to use your waterjet more effectively

Manufacturing: Enough is Enough

The world is tired of the endless negative news about manufacturing and despite the ongoing economic upheaval in Europe, the global economy is saying "enough is enough and it’s time to move on.”

Dual torch stitch welding automation for shipbuilding

Gullco's MOGGY trackless welding automation carriage. Ideal for fillet, lap and butting welding applications, the MOGGY is being used to produce simultaneous stitch welds on a barge hull stiffener. 

Planning Beyond Survival: Setting Priorities

Mike Brownhill, commercial accounts director at Export Development Canada (EDC), suggests a few key factors all manufacturers should take into consideration when planning for 2021.

Amazing track laying technology

While manual labour is still a big part of building a railroad, automation has transformed the process in impressive ways.

Your business: Certified to fly

by Tim Wilson

Getting approval to machine aerospace parts worth the effort

Global manufacturing expertise

by Steve Rodgers

Canadian automotive suppliers gaining international respect

One of the recognized truisms of the Canadian automotive industry is that from a manufacturing perspective, we have long punched above our economic weight.

2019 Business Outlook

by Noelle Stapinsky

Canada’s manufacturing industry is poised to take business to the next level and step up on the global playing field

Troubleshooting MIG guns

By Andy Monk

Overcoming common problems and consumables issues

Complex panel bending with Salvagnini PX4e

Watch the Salvagnini PX43 panel bender in action bending complex parts.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

By Mary Scianna

Jobs have become a big talking point among business leaders and politicians. So it's not surprising that the subject played a big role in the recent Ontario provincial election held in June.

The future of space: Off-world manufacturing

Physicist, engineer and CEO Rob Hoyt delves into the challenges and potential of manufacturing and assembling large systems and structures in space to support exploration and colonization.

Tapping into an Untapped Market

By Mary Scianna

Paul Ellery, owner of Ellery Manufacturing, a 34-year-old Surrey, BC, machine shop has had so much trouble finding good skilled machinists for his CNC shop that he’s hired head hunting companies in Toronto, the UK and the Philippines.

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