June 3, 2020

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada (TMMC), a Canadian success story in terms of automotive production excellence, has produced its nine millionth vehicle, marking another significant milestone in the more than 30-year history of Southern Ontario’s automotive industry.

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EMEC machine spotlight

June 1, 2020

Sometimes a little distraction is a good thing. It’s even better when it can be called “research.”

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The CoroDrill 860 with -GM geometry

May 28, 2020

Is there anything more satisfying that watching ultra slow-motion footage of tools peeling away metal? We know...silly question.

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Common Machining Mistakes from BlondiHacks

May 20, 2020

Everyone makes mistakes. But a mistake while machining can be an expensive and time consuming problem.

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video 3dprint vs machining

May 3, 2020

To machine or print, that is the question. To be fair, that has only recently become the question as 3D printed metal parts have started to gain recognition for performance that rivals traditionally machined parts. 

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Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar talks with Financial Post's Larysa Harapyn about how the company reopened its plants in China

April 29, 2020

Linda Hasenfratz, CEO of Linamar, talks with the Financial Post's Larysa Harapyn about how the company reopened its plants in China, and how that will inform the company’s reopening procedures in North America.

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April 22, 2020

From fancy chairs to flying motorcycles, this YouTube channel is looking at the wacky side of manufacturing. It just goes to show, if a need meets an engineer, anything is possible. 

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Titan Gilroy, CEO of Titans of CNC Academy

April 15, 2020

Titan Gilroy, master machinist and CEO of Rocklin, Calif.-based machining academy Titans of CNC, shares some words of encouragement that are especially meaningful during the uncertainty created by the global economic lockdown. 

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magna donwalker bnn

April 13, 2020

Magna International CEO Don Walker spoke to BNN about the company's strategy for dealing with COVID-19 and how he plans to get his company back to work safely, and how Magna will fit into the post-coronavirus supply chain.

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Tesla ventilator engineering video

April 7, 2020

When the call came out for manufacturers to help produce medical equipment, many companies were quick to jump on board. But most of those companies must make ventilators using pre-existing designs, which would require competing with actual ventilator manufacturers for the parts and materials. 

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covid bauerfacemasks

April 1, 2020

This video created by HuffPost Canada outlines a few Canadian companies looking for ways to help ease the burden caused by Covid-19.

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drone walks dog during coronavirus quarantine

March 25, 2020

There's been a lot of very serious news about self quarantine lately. This is not that.

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Speed square hacks for all!

March 11, 2020

Check out this trick for improving your fabrication and welding involving structural steel beams, particlularly I beams. Thanks to the guys at for this video on quickly modifying your speed square to fit the inside radius so your measurmnts will be more accurate. 

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LVD Strippit's Dyna-Cell bending automation

March 9, 2020

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

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CNC pickguard cutting takes heavy metal to a whole new level

March 4, 2020

Sometimes when you are into heavy metal, you have to cut some plastic. Check out this video showing CNC cutting of stacked PVC and plastic to create some pretty sweet looking aftermarket pickguards for your favorite axe.

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Machining fuel injectors

March 1, 2020

Index USA looks at the comon challenges in machining fuel injection parts from bar stock.

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ford 3dprint wheellocks

February 26, 2020

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

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renishaw cmmvid

February 20, 2020

Renishaw demonstrates some of the fundamentals of coordinate measuring machine (CMM) technology. Check out the video below:

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Manufacturing the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

February 12, 2020

Check out how the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is made in Bowling Green, KY.

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amada fibre laser flw

February 9, 2020

Amada's Fiber Laser Welder (FLW) achieves a high-speed, high-quality weld not possible with a conventional laser welder.

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