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HIWT Next Generation Welder Facility

December 27, 2016

Hobart Institue of Technology (HIWT) in Troy, OH, has opened the "Next Generatin Welder Learning Facility. The (16,000 sq ft) facility began to host classes in late October and is an important addition to the (13-acre) campus that has trained more than 100,000 welders.

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February 18, 2015

by Tim Wilson

A flight path to success in aerospace manufacturing

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Manufacturers are moving more towards robotic welding processes because of the efficiencies the technology can provide. Image: Amada

March 29, 2019

by Noelle Stapinsky

Fiber laser welding technology is gaining traction because of speed, efficiency and decreased post processing

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A brighter future

October 24, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Despite some uncertainty, prospects for Canadian manufacturing are looking good

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Inside one of of the facilities where the company fabricates and welds some of the tanks.

June 2, 2016

by Andrew Brooks

Process diversification is one way to survive and thrive in a down market

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Mike McColl poses by a Camry racecar welded and finished in his shop.

February 15, 2016

Article & photos by Andrew Brooks

McColl Racing Enterprises builds on founder’s love of the sport

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October 23, 2012

Hybrid welding systems are gaining ground in more markets

Hybrid welding systems are making inroads in automated fabricating processes because they hold the promise of improving process efficiency and productivity, improving weld quality and lowering production costs.

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February 20, 2013

ABB Robotics and Fronius International plan to develop a fully equipped robotic welding package as part of a global agreement to collaborate and support both new and existing customers with advanced technology.

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Abicor Binzel forms North American sales agreement with Canadian robotics company

November 11, 2017

Abicor Binzel and Canadian robotics company Novarc Technologies, based in Vancouver, BC, have formed a North American sales agreement.

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A lot of future product development will use additive with substractive manufacturing. Additive manufacturing can pose a challenge when it comes to finished machining.

February 10, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

A low-risk, low-cost way to explore the possibilities of additive manufacturing

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Measuring a part off the GFMS EDM Wire-Cut E350. in B&R Custom Machining's Cambridge, ON, machine shop.

July 30, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Manufacturing innovation spurs aerospace growth

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Rising Star

May 28, 2018

The aerospace industry faces unprecedented growth–and the challenges that come with it

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Guillaume Desrochers in front of the DMG MORI machining cell. The machines are just two of the 25 CNC turning and machining centres in the shop. The company uses CGTech's Vericut machining simulation software, which removes testing and proving in the shop ahead of time, allowing machines to always be in production.

February 18, 2015

by Tim Wilson

The Problem: Succeeding in a competitive market
The Solution: Investment in automation, standardized processes

Quebec manufacturer re-engineers thinking to succeed

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ALMCO improves welder training with Miller's Live Arc welding performance management system.

January 17, 2016

ALMACO, a manufacturer of custom built, agricultural equipment such as combines, planters and threshers, uses Miller Electric's LiveArc welding performance management system to improve training while also giving potential and existing employees the skills needed to do the best job for their customers. The system provides immediate feedback during training, allows instructors to customize welding programs to ALMACO’s exact needs, and allows for welding in both simulation and live arc mode.

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Air Liquide to build $12 million oxygen pipeline in Hamilton, Ontario

January 7, 2015

Air Liquide Canada plans to build a new oxygen pipeline in Haminton, ON, with support from Horizon Utilities and the Ontario Power Authority's saveONenergy program.

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October 30, 2013

The 2013 CWA Awards recipients left to right: Patricio F. Mendez; Matthew Yarmuch (representing Weldco Beals); Steve Siu; John Bowker; and Will Morlidge.


Weldco Beals, Edmonton, ON, was the recipient of the Canadian Welding Association's (CWA) Productivity Award. CWA presented the award to the Doug Schindel, president of Weldco Companies. The award recognizes a company that has made an investment to increase efficiencies and productivity of its operations.

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From its strength and versatility to its corrosion resistance, aluminum offers benefits that make it an appealing material for a variety of industries.

September 4, 2014

by Galen White

Challenging material needs the right filler for effective welds

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Achieving success welding aluminum means understanding that the alloy is distinctly different from welding steels and other materials, says Mikael Carriere, manager of technical services at Lincoln Electric. IMAGE: Lincoln Electric

April 29, 2018

by Nestor Gula

Getting up to speed with aluminum welding

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Chris Anderson is associate chief engineer at Yaskawa America Inc. – Motoman Robotics Division.

April 3, 2017

by Chris Anderson

Overcome the challenges of robotic welding of aluminum in truck manufacturing

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Lincoln offers aluminum seminars

May 11, 2015

For those interested in brushing up on their aluminum welding knowledge, The Lincoln Electric Co. is offering technical training through a selection of upcoming seminars.

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