Welding Weldng

Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette

November 10, 2014

by Mathieu Bélanger-Barrette

The myths and the reality of robotic welding automation

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Yaskawa Motoman arc welding with RWV2 compact positioner, MOTOMAN MA1440 robot and DX200 controller

September 18, 2016

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

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Vancouver Island University Welding training program

June 28, 2016

BC high schools with welding programs are getting a $300,000 boost after the Canadian Welding Association Foundation (CWA Foundation) announced it's expanding secondary school welding and education support programs across the province because of a donation from the Dennis and Phyllis Washington Foundation in conjunction with Seaspan, an association of Canadian companies in the coastal marine transportation and shipbuilding sectors.

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$40 billion US industrial robotics market by 2020

January 31, 2015

The global industrial robotics market is expected to exceed USD 40 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc.

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$40 M for advanced manufacturing in Ontario

March 23, 2016

The Ontario government has announced it plans to invest $40 million in advanced manufacturing inititatives in Ontario. The funding is part of a broader provincial $400 million Business Growth Initiative aimed at supporting Ontario's shift towards a high growth innovation economy.

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File photo: Students at Western Technical Commercial High School where CWB Group's Acorn welding program was launched earlier this year.

September 17, 2015

The CWA Foundation and the Marinucci Family Foundation plan to donate $500,000 to high school welding programs in Canada. Each secondary school will receive $5,000 annually over ten years. CWA made the annoucnement at the CanWeld Conference in St. John's, NL. At the same time, the CWA Foundation plans to establish a welding program at a secondary school in Newfoundland.

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Manufacturing investments in Guelph, ON. Image: File Photo

March 16, 2016

The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontaro) announces $6.6 million funding for Guelph manufacturers

Guelph, ON, manufacturers Hammond Manufacturing Co. and Ontario Drive and Gear Ltd. will be receiving combined funding of $6.6 million following an annoucement by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. The projects are expected to create or maintain up to 165 full time equivalent jobs.

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Manufacturing innovation support in Quebec

June 13, 2017

The Government of Quebec and the Government of Canada want to strengthen Canada's manufacturing sector and are offering a non-repayable contribution of more than $740,000 to Quebec organization Economie du savoir Mauricie (ESM) for two projects to help guide manufacturing SMEs in upgrading their technological innovation and delivering investment and market development projects.

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CanWeld 2017 in Montreal, QC

October 20, 2017

More than 1,800 people attended CanWeld 2017 in Montreal, QC. Held at Place Bonaventure September 12 and 13, the event included the welding industry's well-known CanWeld conference with 346 attendees and a trade show featuring close to 50 exhibiting companies.

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Patrick Lapoint is vice president, research and development, Walter Surface Technologies.

August 24, 2018

by Patrick Lapointe

A step-by-step guide for the perfect finish

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A personal Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is used when no other fume control system can be implemented.  Image: Lincoln Electric

July 27, 2017

by Nestor Gula

A systematic approach to reducing weld fumes 

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Pratt and Whitney engine

May 18, 2015

Canadian manufacturing sales jumped an "stronger-than-expected" 2.9 per cent in March, according to the latest figures from Statistics Canada and an RBC Economics report. Market expectations were for a 1.0 per cent increase.

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Yaskawa Motoman spot welding robot MS210

January 17, 2015

New high speed MS165 and MS210 robots from Yaskawa Motoman for spot welding are 20 per cent faster than previous ES series robots.

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Jop shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

March 30, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

Job shops in Canada discuss challenges and successes

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2019 Business Outlook

October 23, 2018

by Noelle Stapinsky

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

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Lincoln Electric's Power MIG 210 welding system.

February 9, 2015

by Mary Scianna

Purchasing a welding gun? Consider these questions before you do.

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January 4, 2015

Miller Electric's Caleb Krisher talks about how to drive continous improvement with welding information management systems.

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October 27, 2014

EuroBLECH, the 23rd international sheet metalworking technology exhibition in Hanover Germany, closed its doors on October 25, bringing together close to 60,000 visitors from around the world.

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June 16, 2013

by Mary Scianna

Reducing welder safety hazards

Welding processes pose risks to workers if the proper precautions and safety steps are not implemented properly.

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October 22, 2013

by Thomas Jaeger

Automating your welding operation can cut costs and improve productivity

Robotic welding systems have become an increasingly practical way for companies, large and small, to gain a competitive edge.

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