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January 12, 2017 | By Sue Roberts

Welcome to the new Canadian Metalworking and Canadian Fabricating & Welding web site! All the good features and content from the two previous sites, plus the material from the former Canadian Industrial Machinery web site are combined right here.We believe you’ll find that having the information...

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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS)

September 25 – 28, 2017

The International Centre, Mississauga, ON

CMTS is Canada’s largest manufacturing mecca. More than 8,000 manufacturing professionals attend CMTS to discover the latest advancements in machine tool, tooling, metal forming and fabricating, advanced manufacturing including 3D printing/additive manufacturing, automation, design engineering, and plant management segments from over 700 potential suppliers.

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Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS)

Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS)

June 6 – 8, 2017

Edmonton EXPO Centre, Edmonton, AB

Ever-evolving technology, unique economic challenges, and the heavy influence of the oil and gas industry present a diverse mix of circumstances — and WMTS is up to the task of meeting them.

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Gray Tools adds machining capacity

January 10, 2017

Hand tools manufacturer Gray Tools Canada, Brampton, Ont., has acquired a new vertical machining centre to strengthen its ability to produce its product domestically. The commissioning of the equipment was the final step in a nearly 18-month process that involved countless hours of study,...

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Ford to invest $700 million in Michigan plant

January 6, 2017

Dearborn, Mich.-based Ford Motor Co. has announced it will invest $700 million to renovate and expand its assembly plant in Flat Rock, Mich., creating 700 jobs.The automaker canceled plans to build a new, $1.6 billion assembly plant in Mexico, but will build its next-generation Focus® at its...

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Electron Beam Eng. approved for laser welding Airbus A320neo engine

January 6, 2017

Electron Beam Eng. Inc. (EBE), Anaheim, Calif., has been approved for the laser welding required in the hydraulic fuel system of the Airbus A320neo engine.“We were approached to perform the intricate laser welding of the fastening device within the fluid coupling mechanism that went into...

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IFS Coatings architectural powder coatings now have EPDs

January 6, 2017

Gainesville, Texas-based IFS Coatings has announced that each product in its architectural series—IFS 300SP and IFS 400SD powder coatings and IFS 500FP high-performance powder coatings—has an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD).An EPD is an internationally recognized and...

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Collaborative robots work safely beside humans

January 6, 2017

The latest evolution of robots, known as collaborative robots, can work side by side with humans to serve their needs and, in doing so, reduce fatigue, improve results, and increase the level of control and process integration. But how is it possible for humans and robots to work together?According...

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Private Equity Groups Are Looking At Manufacturing

January 6, 2017 | By Mark Borkowski

Lots of money, no deals available in the metalworking industry

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The DMG Mori second-generation DMU 210 P allows 5-axis applications with travel distances of up to 2,100 by 2,100 by 1,250 mm.

Technology Spotlight: Large 5-axis Machining

January 5, 2017 | By Joe Thompson

No matter if your work is in tool and mould construction, the aerospace industry, or the energy sector, a clear trend in all of these production environments is the creation of highly complex, high-quality workpieces with large dimensions.

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Samco Machinery brings on new project manager

January 5, 2017

Samco Machinery has hired Sayed Rahman to its project management team in the role of project manager, reporting to Lionel Juan, VP project management.Specializing in mechanical engineering, Rahman has extensive knowledge and experience in custom engineered solutions and in building strong...

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Simonds names new president

January 5, 2017

The Board of Directors of Simonds International has named David Miles president of Simonds Saw L.L.C. effective January 1. Simonds Saw was formed by Simonds International in 2014 as a separate company under the same management team. Miles succeeds Ray Martino in the role. Martino will continue to...

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VED slide calibrates video machines

January 5, 2017

Heidenhain offers a video edge detection (VED) calibration slide for calibrating the pixel size of a camera within a video measuring machine.The standard glass calibration slide allows the user to find the pixel size of the current magnification and camera setup and teach it to a controller. This...

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New order growth hits two-year high in December

January 4, 2017

December data highlighted a positive end to 2016 for the Canadian manufacturing sector, led by the fastest upturn in incoming new work for two years, according to IHS Markit Canada. The latest survey also pointed to the strongest pace of production growth since July and a sustained rise in payroll...

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Report explores future of global welding equipment market

January 4, 2017

Research and Markets, Dublin, Ireland, has released the report, "Global Welding Equipment Market (Arc, Laser Beam, Resistance, Oxy-Fuel).”The comprehensive research report aims to present and analyze the global welding equipment market on the basis of technology, end-use industry (building...

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