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April 28, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

How job shops in Canada can remain comepetitve and grow in today's challenging market

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FANUC's dual arc welding

February 11, 2017

Fanuc's new ARC Mate 100iD arc welding robot and the LR Mate 200iD/7L tabletop material handling robot are an effective welding system for multiple applications, including frame rail welding.

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October 14, 2012

The new high amperage Flextec 650 multi-process welder from Lincoln Electric delivers up to 815 amps of welding power. 

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In a media demonstration, Ford’s new 2015 F-150, with an all-aluminum alloy body and bed and high-strength steel frame, weighed 732 pounds less than the steel-bodied 2014 F-150 it will replace.

January 15, 2015

The all-aluminum body of Ford's 2015 F-150 truck won the Best New Innovation Technology award at the Montreal International Auto Show.

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Ford's new 2015 Mustang

August 14, 2014

Canadian suppliers interested in supplying Ford Motor Company will have their chance September 18 and October 13 during the company's Canadian Innovation Days.

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February 16, 2015

ESAB demonstrates friction stir welding. Made of four 7000 Series profiles, the telescopic booms are 8.5 m long, have a thickness range of 5 – 10 mm and are welded at speeds up to 1 m/min using Friction Stir Welding (FSW). Note: No audio.

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Professor Emil Schubert is chief technology officer for Abicor Binzel USA

August 24, 2018

by Professor Emil Schubert

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March 10, 2013

Lincoln Electric's new UltraCore HD-M flux-cored wire is a 75 per cent Argon, 25 per cent CO2 gas-shielded flux-cored (FCAW-G) wire was designed to provide the high deposition rates and flat bead appearance required in many out-of-position applications. It features premium arc performance and fast freezing slag.

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GE Aviation's Bromont, QC plant

February 16, 2017

GE Canada has announced it plans to invest $238 million in its Quebec subsidiary, GE Aviation, to modernize its plant in Bromont, QC.

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Lincoln Electric's virtual welding system helps students learn welding before they hit the shop floor.

June 4, 2014

By Kip Hanson

Schools use virtual reality training to develop welding competence in less time with lower costs

The Problem: Training welders is costly and time consuming

The Solution: A virtual reality welding system

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St. Hubert has built a reputation for producing high quality gears.

July 28, 2015

by Tim Wilson

Quebec gear shop builds reputation for quality

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GM Canada Oshawa assembly plant

December 14, 2018

GM Canada says it plans to provide financial support to the close to 3,000 workers who will be losing their jobs at the Osahwa, ON, assembly plant when it closes in 2019.

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Going places

April 5, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Opportunities in Canada’s aerospace market

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Growth potential

April 28, 2018

by Andrew Brooks

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

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April 9, 2013

by Dan Weimer

Understanding fume extraction guns and the critical role they play in safe welding practices

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From left: Shaun Scott, Skills Ontario, Dan Ferko, Sirco/Haas Factory Outlet and Gail Smyth, Skills Ontario with the $50,000 cheque from Haas Automation

May 5, 2015

Haas Automation, a long time supporter of the Skills Competitions in Canada, donated $50,000 to the Ontario Technological Skills organization to support ongoing training for skilled trades. The donation came through the Gene Haas Foundation, which supports skills training in North America.

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Close up of  inside of an  auto-darkening helmet and  the lens.

July 28, 2015

By Eric Sommers

Welding helmet technologies offer benefits for productivity, operator safety

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Keyhole TIG is a high speed welding process that eliminates the need for wire and edge bevelling.

September 25, 2018

A new alternative to conventional TIG welding promises efficiencies and cost savings

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Jonathan Douville is senior product manager for E-Weld, Surfox and Coated Abrasives at Walter Surface Technologies Inc.

May 31, 2017

by Jonathan Douville

Eliminating weld spatter is more science than art and these tips may help you achieve perfection in welding

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