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CIM Leadership Summit Stirs Discussion and Freshens Perspectives

July 25, 2014

The 2nd annual CIM Leadership Summit, organized by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, CIM’s educational affiliate and leading association for the metal forming and fabricating industry, offered insights into advancing manufacturing in Canada, ideas to improve...

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Gaining Financial Support

July 25, 2014

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Programs exist for manufacturing SMEs in need of funding.

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Sisma S.R.L.

TRUMPF, Sisma Enter JV for 3-D Printing

July 25, 2014

TRUMPF has entered a joint venture in additive manufacturing with Italian laser manufacturer Sisma, with both partners bringing expertise, human resources, and capital to the effort. The newly formed TRUMPF Sisma S.r.l. is based in Piovene Rocchette near Vicenza, Italy. There the companies...

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WIDIA Victory grade

High-performance Cast-iron Milling Grade

July 24, 2014

The new WIDIA Victory™ grade for cast-iron milling, WK15CM, is now available for the company’s face mills, shoulder mills, and copy mills with dedicated geometries for castiron milling. A fine-grained alumina layer gives better wear resistance by improving coating integrity at elevated...

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Attachment for Single-step Machining of Complex Features

July 24, 2014

The Eppinger shaping attachment recently introduced by Exsys Tool enables single-step machining of numerous difficult-to-cut features, including grooves, chamfers, Torx® screw heads, splines, and gear teeth. Permanent grease lubrication of the attachment’s bearing surfaces helps reduce...

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Hyphen Services Management

Speed to Market One Layer at a Time

July 16, 2014

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Multiple additive manufacturing processes, rather than being tied to a single process, can encourage innovation and efficiency in part development and design.

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Canadian Manufacturing Needs a Technology Upgrade

July 14, 2014

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Humanity always has been fascinated with the future. Early man watched the stars. Jules Verne and H.G. Wells excited readers with their unique and sometimes amazingly accurate visions of the future. Even mouse-doodler Walt Disney became obsessed with the future when the end of his life drew...

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Mary Haurilak accepts plaque for CIM Leadership Summit

CIM Leadership Summit Combined Management Tips, Technology Updates, and Networking

July 14, 2014

The 2nd annual CIM Leadership Summit, organized by the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International, CIM’s educational affiliate and leading association for the metal forming and fabricating industry, offered insights to advancing manufacturing in Canada, ideas to improve production,...

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E-commerce platforms diagram

Integrated E-commerce Platforms: A New Model

July 10, 2014

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Early adopters of e-commerce will benefit the most.

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Advanced Manufacturing Expo and Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing

September 23 – 24, 2014
  • The International Centre, Hall 5
  • Mississauga, Ontario
  • Advanced Manufacturing Expo 2014 (AMExpo) provides a platform for decision makers, production and quality engineers to interact with the latest technology and gain a competitive edge by applying high-productivity solutions to enhance manufacturing performance, efficiency and quality. Showcasing world class advanced manufacturing technologies, attendees will be able to review, plan and make their purchase decisions for their manufacturing operation.

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    Inspection process

    Measure Parts Closely

    July 3, 2014

    Adding measuring machines directly to the shop floor can speed part changes, but they must be able to withstand the harsh environment.

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    Tungaloy indexable drills

    Indexable Drills

    June 30, 2014

    Tungaloy has expanded its TungSix line of indexable drills to include diameters from 20 to 27 mm. The line now covers diameters from 20 to 54 mm as standard. The new expansion includes two new insert sizes, the WWMU05 and 06. It also includes the company’s DJ chipbreaker. These inserts...

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    Salvagnini Opens New Canadian Office

    June 30, 2014

    Salvagnini Canada, a subsidiary of Salvagnini America, moved into its new Mississauga, Ont., facility in May. The Salvagnini Canada team includes Sales Manager Steve Spilak; Service Engineer Neil Crawshaw; and Office Administration Helen Gornias. The office will develop into a service and...

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    Wireless GTAW pedal

    Wireless Pedal for GTAW

    June 29, 2014

    Lincoln Electric has introduced the K3127-1, a wireless pedal that delivers an enhanced level of freedom and mobility for gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) applications. The wireless pedal reduces clutter and improves workplace safety by eliminating cords that can lead to tripping hazards in...

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    ROMER measuring arm

    Portable Measuring Arm

    June 29, 2014

    Hexagon Metrology has introduced the next generation of the ROMER® Absolute Arm, featuring optimized ergonomics, a new wrist design, and greater stability to further reduce operator fatigue. The portable CMM provides tactile and noncontact dimensional measurements in the aerospace,...

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