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Paul Terpstra and Bart Huizinga with the fire fighting tool cut on the Scotchman saw.

October 24, 2017

supplier: Scotchman Industries

end user: Motis Inc.

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There are many options for automating you saw, from bar feeders to advanced robots.

October 24, 2017

by Mike Albrecht

Automation will maximize fabricating efficiencies and reduce operating costsThere is no denying the incredible impact technology has had on our lives over the past two decades -- it has changed the traditional workplace and reshaped business expectations.

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The right filler metal will help meet the design requirements of a weldment, maximize productivity and help in the "manufacturability" of a product, says Caleb Haven of Hobart Brothers.

October 24, 2017

by Nestor gula

Welding wire can make or break the weld

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Colonial tool

October 24, 2017

by Mackenzie Froats

Why customized indexable tooling may be a good option for your machine shop

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SFP2 is a new surface finish probe

October 24, 2017

Metrology tools for your manufacturing operation

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Rigid tapping is an important function on multi-tasking machines, turn/mill lathes, and machining centres alike.  Image: BIG Kaiser

October 24, 2017

by Kip Hanson

To tap, or not to tap? That is the question

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Because there are no moving parts or tightening screws, shrinkfit holders are more balanceable than their mechanical counterparts. Image: Haimer

October 24, 2017

by Kip Hanson

High speed, high feed, high efficiency machining? Whatever you call it, success requires a balanced approach

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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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Mary Scianna

October 24, 2017

As 2017 comes to a close and 2018 looms before us,

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Extreme machines building extreme bridges

October 19, 2017

What how some of the most innovative machines in the world build impressive bridges.

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Amazing shipping container homes

October 12, 2017

Looking for an inexpensive home? Have you considered a shipping container? Check out these shipping container homes.

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Universal Robot's robots at Voodoo Manufacturing

October 5, 2017

Universal Robots’ UR10 handles the “harvesting” - loading and unloading plates in 3D printers - at Voodoo Manufacturing. Deploying the cobot has tripled production output and will help the Brooklyn startup cut costs by 90 percent. The company chose the UR robot due to its quick integration with peripheral systems enabled through the UR+ platform.

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Salvagnini complex panel bending

October 5, 2017

Watch the Salvagnini PX43 panel bender in action bending complex parts.

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Three generations: From left is Kurt Feigel Sr., son Kurt Feigel and grandson Konrad Feigel.

October 3, 2017

by Mary Scianna

Strategy and hard work a winning combination for growing job shop

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Patrick Kuprowski says IWL can cost effectively meet industrial customers' needs.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

In a tough market, IWL Steel Fabricators sets itself apart by tackling complex jobs

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In business since 1987, OSI Précision has become a Quebec leader in precision machining of small, medium, and large size parts.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Quebec job shop solves a big turning problem by switching to a different cutting tool provider

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MEIC’s Maxia MX-520 five axis machining centre from Elliott Matsuura has been a game changer for the company.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

This established Ontario machine shop gets a new owner, new equipment, new software, and new opportunities

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Machinist Jordan Court, left, with Adam Zurbrigg. The company has seen significant growth in automation projects with some projects valued at more than $1 million.

October 3, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

From its inception in a tough climate, Advantage has been increasing its high precision and automation repertoire

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Boring head adjustments can be made directly from the CoroBore+ app on a mobile device.  image: Sandvik Coromant

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

It takes more than sharp edges to maximize cutting tool performance

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The Hyundai WIA KBN-135C boring mill consumes a sizable chunk of floor space at Addition Manufacturing Technologies Canada.

October 3, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Three successful manufacturing companies merge, expand capabilities, and bring machining work back home

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