A video showcasing Salvagnini bending technology.

Spark & Co. expands operations

Spark & Co. Blainville, QC, is expanding its operations with a new warehousing facility in Vancouver, BC, "to better service our customers in Western Canada," says Guy Belanger, vice president.

Pressing Matters

by Noelle Stapinsky

Push your punch press technology to its full potential

Making their Mark

Fiber lasers have made significant technological strides in recent years

WATCH: When robots go wrong

Funny... and maybe a little scary too? You be the judge.

Future for automotive production: 2016 Audi Smart Factory

Audi is making its production fit for the future with the smart factory. In this factory of the future, big data – the creation and intelligent connection of large volumes of data – will facilitate data‑driven and thus highly flexible and highly efficient manufacturing. Source: Car TV, You Tube

Aerospace manufacturing: A New Era

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

Trouble Ahead?

by Andrew Brooks

Uncertainty mars manufacturing outlook

Polish and deburr many material types

Bel Air’s centrifugal disc finishers polish and deburr a wide range of materials including brass, copper, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, kovar and titanium, eliminating 80 per cent of handwork and producing five times the output of hand deburring. 

Puzzled on Which Laser to Buy?

Prima Power is the only one to develop all the essential components of its products: numerical control, automation, laser head, and even its own laser source.

All-purpose fiber laser for thin and thick materials

BrightLine is a new fiber laser technology from TRUMPF that made its debut at FABTECH 2013 in Chicago, IL.

Fabricating case study: 30% Productivity Boost

Investing in new bending, fiber laser cutting technology for a greenfield site boosts efficiency for Ontario custom job shop

"Robots on board" welding system

Yaskawa Motoman's arc welding system with the RWV2 compact positioner, Motoman MA1440 robot and the DX200 controller.

CMTS keynote: Why Canada is a great place to grow a manufacturing business

Canadian manufacturers can compete and win on a global scale if they devote themselves to innovation in their products and processes, and efficiency in their operations. That’s the message from the keynote speaker at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) Linda Hasenfratz, CEO Linamar Corp.

Growth Potential

by Andrew Brooks

Long-term planning key to future growth of Canada’s mould and die industry 

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.

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