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Though not yet in micro territory, Kyocera is working to develop smaller versions of its coolant fed, double margin Hydros series drills, designed for “no peck” drilling of difficult materials. IMAGE: Kyocera

May 15, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Micro drill manufacturers achieve Lilliputian dimensions, solving big problems for their customers

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Elite Machining president Doru Gorzo, left, stands with machinist Geoff MacDougall in front of the DMG MORI CTX multi-tasking centre.

May 15, 2017

by Kip Hanson

Calgary job shop realizes big benefits from its investment in advanced machine tools

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Manufacturing Support

May 15, 2017

by Andrew Brooks

Gauging the pulse of Canada’s job shops and their critical role in manufacturing

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Bystronic's Xpert press brake with an integrated tool changer means the brake can now swap tools automatically.

May 15, 2017

by Nestor Gula

Automatic tool changers increase bending productivity

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Jeff Nelson beside the newly purchased Amada LCG3015 AJ fiber laser cutter with the automatic feeder in the background.

May 15, 2017

by Nestor Gula

Ontario shop grows with timely, wise capital investments

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Ford's new "employee" on the automotive assembly line, a KUKA robot arm

May 14, 2017

Ford Motor Co. is testing KUKA collaborative robots in some of its plants. See how one robot is becoming part of Ford's automotive manufacturing team. It's considered one of the first in the world to work hand-in-hand with people on the assembly line.

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John Petras works with direct customer service at OMAX Corp.

May 9, 2017

by Jonathan Will

A proactive maintenance program will save you time and money

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Mary tall

May 8, 2017

Anyone looking for specific support for manufacturing in the 2017 Federal Government’s Budget will be disappointed.

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 Jim O’Leary is a process improvement specialist with LMT Onsrud.

May 8, 2017

by Jim O’Leary

Don’t overlook important elements to optimize machine tool efficiencies

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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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Leo Chang is senior application engineer with Hartford.

April 3, 2017

by Leo Chang

Machining thin materials is not a tough job, as long as you have a good machine and the right techniques

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Dan Cormier is an application specialist with Dormer Pramet.

April 3, 2017

by Dan Cormier

What you need to know when drilling, milling, turning or tapping

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Mary Scianna, Editor

April 3, 2017

Donald Trump is now the 45th president of the United States.

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Federal Budget 2017: Minister of Finance Bill Morneau presents the budget in th House of Commons on March 22, 2017

March 23, 2017

Anyone looking for specific support for manufacturing in the 2017 Federal Government's Budget will be disappointed. Indeed, there is little mention of manufacturing.

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Derek Loebsack.

February 10, 2017

by Mary Scianna

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Scott Stanley is national marketing manager with Lincoln Electric Co. of Canada.

February 8, 2017

by Scott Stanley

Considerations for purchasing the right system

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John Zaya is product manager, workholding,  with BIG Kaiser.

February 8, 2017

by John Zaya

Effective ways to hold workpieces in multi-axis machining

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Robin Stuhler is a sales engineer with TRUMPF.

February 8, 2017

by Robin Stuhler

Countering increasing market pressure with interconnected solutions

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Mary Scianna, editor

February 8, 2017

There seems to be a disconnect between where the manufacturing sector should be and where it is today in North America. In other words, “advanced manufacturing” isn’t as advanced in the field as it is in the minds of some people.

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Mary Scianna, Editor, Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine

January 26, 2017

by Mary Scianna, editor, Shop Metalworking Technology Magazine

Pipelines have been in the news of late and depending on whom you speak with, the news is good or it's bad.

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