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Advanced MES software

Right Here, Right Now

July 28, 2015

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New software and hardware systems enable manufacturers to track KPIs.

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Lean welding operation

Breaking Through the Bottlenecks

July 20, 2015

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Applying lean manufacturing principles to welding reveals shortcomings, improves quality and throughput.

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The Adveon tool library

Tooling Goes Digital

July 18, 2015

ISO 13399 standardizes tooling terminology to make programming, simulation faster and easier.

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Getting to the Meat of Lean

July 13, 2015

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Understanding mura, muda, and muri eliminates waste, boosts productivity.

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Modern ERP software

Lean Refreshed

July 9, 2015

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Combining lean principles with ERP software gives manufacturers the best of both worlds.

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INKAS® Sentry APC

Manufacturing Protection

July 7, 2015

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Metaline protects its clients with ballistic steel and custom vehicles.

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 Mazak Optiplex 3015 laser cutting systems

Entering a New Information Age for Machine Utilization

July 7, 2015

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Networking platform assists factories in calculating overall equipment efficiency, monitoring all equipment from one system, reducing production losses, and identifying lean manufacturing strategies.

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WindsorEssex EmployerOne survey

What Are the Workforce Gaps in Your Community?

June 19, 2015

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Survey results will be used to proactively anticipate the workforce needs and help fill the gaps.

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 hybrid additive/subtractive machine

Technology Spotlight: Multitasking/Additive Manufacturing Machine

June 18, 2015

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Having both additive and subtractive machining technology enables highly complex parts to be built.

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precision bore

Reducing Vibration in Deep Boring

June 18, 2015

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Vibration is the enemy in deep-hole boring applications.

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Panel Line Drop Stacker

Roll Forming Adjusts to Customer Demands

June 15, 2015

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Roll forming equipment has changed to keep pace with the needs of manufacturers by becoming more automated.

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Recycling water-miscible fluids

Clean, Don’t Dump

June 15, 2015

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Monitoring, cleaning, and recycling metalworking fluids can reduce the amount of concentrate that needs to be purchased, save money on disposal, and increase the life of tools and sumps.

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metal finishing

It’s Not How You Start, It’s How You Finish

June 4, 2015

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Consider the durability of the abrasive versus the cost when deciding on the type of wheel to purchase.

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Strawmaster® management

Strength is Built In

June 4, 2015

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The complexity of manufacturing processes at Degelman Industries Ltd., Regina, has kept up with the advancing complexities and evolving farm implement product lines.

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Technology Spotlight: Cryogenic Machining System

May 28, 2015

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Cryogenic machining occurs at -321 degrees F and can extend tool life and allow for increased cutting speed.

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