Made In Canada collects the stories of Canada-based job shops and end product manufacturers that use cutting-edge production technologies and modern business practices to deliver cost-effective and quality parts on time to customers.
February 14, 2017 | By Rob Colman
JEBCO Industries is a Barrie, Ont.-based fabrication shop that serves the needs of the mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, and water treatment industries. Its work on process equipment encompasses design, fabrication, coatings and linings, installation, commissioning, and repair. The area where the...
May 1, 2016 | By Rob Colman
New Flyer Industries is the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty buses in the U.S. and Canada. The Winnipeg-based company has facilities in both Canada and the U.S. and recently purchased intercity coach specialist Motor Coach Industries (MCI). What has made the company’s growth and the recent MCI...
April 1, 2016 | By Sue Roberts
Lonny Thiessen, the 29-year-old president of Western Manufacturing Ltd. in Hythe, Alta, has experienced the volatility of serving the oil and gas market, the pleasure and pain of a rapidly growing business, and the satisfaction of turning an idea into a unique product line. He grew up doing odd...
February 10, 2016 | By Sue Roberts
The beauty and grace of a baleen whale were the inspiration of the “Sei” sculpture designed by Michael Yahgulanaas and fabricated by Reggin Industries, Calgary, Alberta, for the McArthurGlen Designer Outlet Mall at the Vancouver Airport. Fabricating the smooth, curved lines of the sculpture with a mirrored stainless steel exterior within a tight time frame required a disciplined, revised production flow and innovation.
January 20, 2016 | By Rob Colman
No business is truly recession-proof, but many are able to adapt in such a way that during hard times they find new markets in which to thrive. Argo has altered its marketing approach this past year to do so. At the same time, the company has also continued to alter and update its work flow and...
January 5, 2016 | By Sue Roberts
Small metalworking company, PTooling in Amherstburg, Ont., has big plans based on their purchase of an additive/subtractive combination machine. Owner Marv Fiebig said he is adopting the new technology so the company will survive, thrive, and have the opportunity to add other capabilities based on emerging metalworking technologies.
December 9, 2015 | By Sue Roberts
Valiant Training and Development Centre and the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association have found a formula that gets the next generation excited about manufacturing and trains them to be ready to contribute to productivity on a shop floor in a few short weeks. Students are vying for a place in the program, and area manufacturers anxiously wait to put the graduates to work.
November 9, 2015 | By Joe Thompson
Cavalier Tool & Manufacturing, Windsor, Ont., reinvests as it reinvents itself.
September 8, 2015
THE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE | MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) is Canada’s largest manufacturing event, presenting manufacturing equipment and technology to about 10,000 manufacturing professionals from across the country and around the world....
September 3, 2015 | By Sue Roberts
Burloak Technologies is evolving from a contract supply chain management firm to a leader in additive manufacturing technology.
August 10, 2015 | By Sue Roberts
In three years, East Coast Metal Fabrication Inc. in Edwardsville, N.S., invested in additional property, equipment, employee education, and developed a unique apprenticeship program to supply the skilled labor it needed for its own custom structural fabricating shop.
July 7, 2015 | By Joe Thompson
Metaline protects its clients with ballistic steel and custom vehicles.
June 4, 2015 | By Sue Roberts
The complexity of manufacturing processes at Degelman Industries Ltd., Regina, has kept up with the advancing complexities and evolving farm implement product lines.
May 5, 2015 | By Sue Roberts
Veriform's 26,000-sq.-ft. facility produces parts for the mining, forestry, machine building, nuclear, energy, sports equipment, and medical furnishing industries as well as capital projects.
April 6, 2015 | By Joe Thompson
Safety-related products and services are the specialty of the Liftsafe Group of Companies, Ayr, Ont.