Welding Weldng

January 22, 2012

By Mary Scianna

There is probably no better time than now to automate your welding shop.

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November 6, 2013

by Eric McKellar

Whenever applying automation to weld a product, a company's goal is to improve consistent quality, increase production and decrease overall cost. At the end of the day, whether manual or robotic, the overall machine is ultimately still a "welder". Although a robotic welding machine appears to be more complex, general rules of sound welding are the same as manual welding.

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November 12, 2013

Eight Elements of a Successful Online Marketing Plan: Book Review

Many small business owners know that they should develop an online presence,but they're unsure of what to do and where to start. Annie Tsai breaks thisprocess down into eight understandable—and doable—elements.

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March 13, 2019

Linamar's fourth quarter results marked the 9th consecutive record breaking year of double digit earning growth.

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Driving change

April 28, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Market shifts hold the future for auto manufacturing

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Polysoude's TIGer is a variant of TIG hot wire welding. It has deposition rates of up to 5.8 kg/hr. The company says the process has many uses, including using it to add thickness to a surface or add a layer inside or outside of a pipe for corrosion resistance.

August 29, 2017

by Nestor Gula 

Two tungsten electrodes produce smoother arc for weld cladding

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April 7, 2013

Hypertherm's True Bevel is a new edge profiling technology designed to help fabricators and CNC table manufacturers achieve accurate bevel cuts more easily than before.

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From left: Deborah Mates, executive director of the CWA Foundation, Dayton Block, Jethro Ulrich, both welding teachers at St. Joseph High School, and principal Hugh MacDonald during the CWA Foundation and Marinucci Family Foundation cheque presentation.

December 15, 2015

An Edmonton, AB, high school has become the first one in the country to implement a new welding curriculum created by the Canadian Welding Bureau Intitute's ACORN program, launched earlier this year.

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Ian Campbell is the director of marketing and product development for the CWB Group.

July 28, 2015

by Ian Campbell

Welding is a career choice, not just a job

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Miltera job shop in Kitchener, ON

April 11, 2015

By Tim Wilson

Most companies set their cost targets based on what they’ve done already. There are two problems with this: first, it limits opportunity for improvement; and second, it doesn’t help much with new jobs. As the saying goes: if you look in the rear view mirror, you might drive off a cliff.

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Brent Trenholm, production manager at Regent Global Machine & Tool, says machining for the energy sector is expected to pick up.

September 4, 2014

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Build long term capabilities to serve Alberta's energy sector

The Solution: Cross-train a skilled workforce on advanced machinery

Alberta manufacturer looks to position itself for the future

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Energy shift

June 2, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Manufacturers look to diversify amidst weakening oil and gas market

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Miller LiveArc Vertical Arm App

February 15, 2015

Miller has enhanced its LiveArc reality-based training system with features designed to further advance students’ welding skills—quickly and efficiently.

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July 8, 2012

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products‘s ICE technology is a submerged arc welding technology that enhances productivity by using an Integrated Cold Electrode, which yields higher deposition rates without increasing heat input.

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August 26, 2012

Welding inspectors use many tools and processes to ensure weld quality

As anyone in the fabricating and welding business knows, process and part inspection is a critical component of a successful business.

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CWA Foundation offers equipment, funding to secondary and post-secondary schools

April 26, 2015

The CWA Foundation has launched the Secondary and Post-Secondary Institution Equipment and Funding Support program to help improve the quality of welding facilities across Canada.

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Production ERP

February 20, 2015

Choosing the right ERP system can be tricky

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ESAB initiatives support welding education for students

August 21, 2017

ESAB Welding & Cutting has implemented three initiatives that will help support welding education in schools, including a welding contest open to schools in Canada and the US.

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ESAB's A Cut Above contest for secondary and post secondary students

August 24, 2015

ESAB has launched its 2015 A Cut Above student contest, open to students in welding, cutting and related programs in secondary and post-secondary schools in Canada and the US.

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ESAB Color Freezone RGB

April 16, 2015

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products is restructuring its operations and will integrate ESAB and Victor regional operations and facilities. The restructuring will be deployed in phases throughout this year and 2016.

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