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Xnet modular quality management software

Quality Management Software

April 18, 2015

Xnet modular quality management software from EWM helps discover potential savings, ensure cost-effective manufacturing, and document every weld. Compatible with Industry 4.0, the software supports networking for complex manufacturing sequences from mass production to one-off items. The...

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CoroMill® Plura HD roughing end mill

CoroMill® Plura HD End Mill

April 17, 2015

Sandvik Coromant has introduced the CoroMill® Plura HD roughing end mill for shoulder milling, full slot milling, and ramping and helical interpolation in steel and stainless steel. It also is suitable for cast iron and heat resistant materials. The tool’s flute shape helps ensure...

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5-axis CNC grinder

5-axis CNC grinder

April 17, 2015

Schütte has introduced the 325linear machine, a 5-axis CNC grinder with extended X- and Y-axis movement plus two auxiliary slides for workpiece clamping and improved grinding wheel guidance over the entire machining envelope. Microtools, gun drills, hob cutters, and complex geometries can...

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Grinding machine

Eliminate CNC Grinding Mistakes

April 15, 2015

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Using the wrong grinding wheel, dressing too frequently, and misusing coolant are three mistakes that can derail a successful grinding operation.

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X•treme Pilot 180 drill bit

Solid-carbide Pilot Drill

April 15, 2015

Walter has extended its range of pilot drills with the addition of the X•treme Pilot 180. This solid-carbide drill is suitable for drilling depths from approximately 2xD. It has internal cooling, which can be either emulsion or oil, and can be used with coolant pressures as low as 145...

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automated load/unload system

Mazak Optonics hosts 300 fabricators

April 13, 2015

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Mazak Optonics Corp. welcomed over 300 guests during its two-day Laser Technology Days event in March. Nine laser cutting machines were displayed at the Elgin, Ill., center, along with various automation systems. The Optiplex 3015, a 4-kW Fiber laser with new Zeta 9 technology, was demonstrated...

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CIM Tech Summit Offers New Info, Networking and supports CIMA Apprentice Bursary Award Program

April 13, 2015

Industry leaders will share technology advancements and strides in trades training during the 3rd annual CIM Technology Summit on May 28 in Cambridge, Ont. Speakers will include Ray Buxton, general manager at Mazak Canada, and Ronnie O’Byrne, general manager at ISCAR Canada, who will...

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TRUMPF Canada Opens New Headquarters

April 13, 2015

TRUMPF Canada celebrated the grand opening of its new Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ont., with a two-day open house ceremony March 10 - 11. The organization held a ribbon cutting ceremony and welcomed customers to the new 15,000-sq.-ft. facility. The new headquarters gives the...

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Milling deep pockets

What to Do When the Chips Are Down

April 13, 2015

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Using high-pressure coolant is necessary in deep-hole pocketing operation to eliminate recutting of chips and reduce the chance of tools breaking.

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CTMA Apprentice & Pre-Apprentice Bursary Award

June 19, 2015
  • We are pleased to announce the opening of the 2015 Annual Bursary Award Program. The purpose of the program is to recognize, support and provide encouragement to Apprentices and Pre-Apprentices. The program will also increase awareness of the value of skilled trades training that will contribute to an improved tooling and machining industry for Canada.

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    CTMA 2015 Golf Tournament

    June 2, 2015
  • Pine Knot Golf & Country Club
  • Dorchester, Ontario
  • The CTMA is pleased to announce we will be hosting the association’s 17th Annual Shotgun Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at the Pine Knot Golf & Country Club in Dorchester, Ontario.

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    Joint Open House Celebrates 10th Year

    April 6, 2015

    Sourcing new shop floor equipment can be a daunting task. But thanks to the efforts of six Ontario-based machine tool builders and distributors, this process can be a little more streamlined. This year’s joint open house takes place April 21 - 23. An extra day isn’t the only thing that...

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    Liftsafe Group executives

    Manufacturing Safety

    April 6, 2015

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    Safety-related products and services are the specialty of the Liftsafe Group of Companies, Ayr, Ont.

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    CIM Blog

    The Millennials Are Coming! The Millennials Are Coming!

    April 6, 2015

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    It doesn’t take a midnight rider to let us know that the millennials are coming. Currently more than 8 million Canadians are in this post-Generation X age bracket (those born between 1980 and 2004), and by 2020 they will comprise more than 40 percent of the working population. Industry, and...

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    Prime Minister Tours Bosch Rexroth

    March 31, 2015

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited Bosch Rexroth Canada at its Welland, Ont., headquarters in January. Working collaboratively with the prime minister’s office and security team, the company and a large number of associates welcomed Harper during his visit to the region. “This was a...

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