Canadian Metalworking

Founded in 1905, Canadian Metalworking is Canada's only national, monthly magazine dedicated to complete coverage of the metalworking industry. Our topnotch editorial covers a wide range of topics, including machine tools, cutting tools, metals, automation, software, quality, and more.

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The Canadian Metalworking e-newsletter covers machine tools, cutting tools, metals and quality and a wide range of industry sector news. It also includes new products, technology and event previews brought to you by Canadian Metalworking’s editor, Joe Thompson.

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Increasingly complex equipment is the norm on the shop floors of today. This means that it has become even more important to keep on top of trends, news, and new technology, and Canadian Metalworking remains committed to giving its readers the best of the best.

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Meet the Editors

Joe Thompson has been covering the Canadian manufacturing sector for more than a decade He is responsible for the day-to-day editorial direction of Canadian Metalworking, providing a uniquely Canadian look at the world of metal manufacturing.

A graduate of the Sheridan College journalism program, he has published articles worldwide in a variety of industries, including manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical, and entertainment.

Thompson can be reached at

Sue Roberts, associate editor, contributes to both Canadian Metalworking and Canadian Fabricating & Welding. A metalworking industry veteran, she has contributed to marketing communications efforts and written B2B articles for the metal forming and fabricating, agriculture, food, financial, and regional tourism industries.

Roberts is a Northern Illinois University journalism graduate.

She can be reached at