Yearly Archives: 2023

Great networking opportunity at Manufacturing Day

Louis Jahn (left) attended Manufacturing Day on Dec. 6, on behalf of the CTMA. Pictured here with Hon. Rob Flack, MPP (middle) and Alan Arcan, Chief Economist, CME. CTMA photo Members of the Canadian Manufacturing Coalition (CMC), a group representing Canada’s manufacturing trade associations, chaired by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), met with Ministers and MPPs Queen’s Park on Dec. 6 to discuss how government and industry can work together to drive investment in manufacturing and grow the sector. The CTMA’s president, Louis Jahn, and past president, Chris Hergott, attended Manufacturing Day at Queen's Park on Dec.

By |December 21st, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News|Comments Off on Great networking opportunity at Manufacturing Day

Jergens announces retirement of long-time Canadian territories rep

Jergens recently announced the retirement of its long-time dedicated Canadian territories rep, Tom Reid. Reid had been selling and servicing products from all three Jergens business units – Workholding, lifting and fasteners – since 1998. “I feel very fortunate to have had such a productive relationship with so many of the folks at Jergens”, said Reid. And the feelings are mutual. “We appreciate his skills, support and accomplishments as one of the original Canadian Jergens Reps for the last two and a half decades,” said Matt Schron, vice president and general manager for Jergens. “On behalf of the entire

By |December 18th, 2023|Categories: Industry News, Member News, Press Release|Comments Off on Jergens announces retirement of long-time Canadian territories rep

CTMA attends ISTMA World Tooling Conference

Executive director, Robert Cattle (left) and president, Louis Jahn, recently travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, to attend ISTMA’s World Tooling Conference from Nov. 6 to 9. CTMA photo The CTMA’s executive director, Robert Cattle, and president, Louis Jahn, recently travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, to attend ISTMA’s World Tooling Conference, which took place from Nov. 6 to 9, 2023. The first two days of the conference featured presentations on Advanced Machining Techniques, Innovation and Future Viability, Smart Training Solutions, The Impact of AI, Successful Tool and Mould Clusters and Benchmarking to shape a sustainable future, and

By |November 27th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News|Comments Off on CTMA attends ISTMA World Tooling Conference

Industry can turn to WAMIC for measurement magic using metrology

In manufacturing, metrology establishes a common set of measurements that can ensure quality control, proper maintenance and tool calibration, as well as overall plant safety. WAMIC photo At the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC), the team specializes in metrology; defined as the scientific study of measurement and its application to establish a common understanding of units. “Accurate dimensional measurement is a critical factor when it comes to manufacturing,” said Neil Wilkinson, research program manager at WAMIC. “Ensuring measurements or figuring out the shape and size of objects throughout all processes makes it possible to create products that

By |November 27th, 2023|Categories: Industry News, Machinery, Member News|Comments Off on Industry can turn to WAMIC for measurement magic using metrology

BIG DAISHOWA expands range of smart damper-integrated products

BIG DAISHOWA has expanded its lineup of Smart Damper-integrated products to include 318 large bore systems and the CK1, CK2 and CKB3 systems. BIG DAISHOWA has expanded its lineup of Smart Damper-integrated products to include 318 large bore systems and the CK1, CK2 and CKB3 systems. BIG DAISHOWA photo The new 318 Smart Damper deep boring system is for fine or rough boring of diameters from 200 to 320 millimetres (7.87 to 12.6 inches) and uses the CKB7 connection to adapt to almost any machine. The integration of Smart Damper shortens the distance from the damping mechanism to

By |October 30th, 2023|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on BIG DAISHOWA expands range of smart damper-integrated products

Building Blocks for health and safety success available for CTMA members

Most businesses want to do the right thing; protect their people and achieve legal compliance. However, customers without health and safety departments or dedicated staff to oversee these positive outcomes, often struggle. WSPS recognizes this and has developed Building Blocks, a personalized consulting solution for businesses looking for support – beyond the available free downloads and online resources – to build their health and safety program. Each Building Block provides the customer with guidance and support resources – such as templated policies, procedures, and/or forms – which they personalize on their own or with the support of a consultant, to

By |October 30th, 2023|Categories: Industry News|Comments Off on Building Blocks for health and safety success available for CTMA members
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