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CTMA’s Career-Ready program improving precision metalworking industry

Since launching the first Career-Ready program in 2019, the Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has changed the lives of many and is paving the way for future workers within the precision metalworking industry. The Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program, funded in part by the Skills Development Fund, provides non-repayable funding to eligible employers to subsidize the wages of new hires or to upskill existing employees. In 2023, employers participating in the program have been able to receive up to $15,000 for each new hire, depending on start date. The machinery provided to schools through the Career-Ready

By |January 18th, 2024|Categories: Announcement, CTMA News, Industry News, Industry Update, students|Comments Off on CTMA’s Career-Ready program improving precision metalworking industry

AarKel Tool & Die acquires Injection Technologies in Windsor

AarKel Tool & Die recently announced the successful acquisition of Injection Technologies in Windsor, Ont. The formation of AarKel Injection Technologies now stands as a prominent leader in mould trials. Injection Technologies, which first opened in 1990 as the area’s “original” mould testing facility, and currently operates as a full-service moulding operation in its 48,000-square-foot facility with 16 injection moulding presses with capacity ranging from 140 tonnes up to 3,500 tonnes. The integration of Injection Technologies into the AarKel Group represents the realization of a vision conceived back in 2015: to deliver comprehensive solutions to our esteemed customers. With this

By |October 19th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Member News|Comments Off on AarKel Tool & Die acquires Injection Technologies in Windsor

KBC Tools & Machinery named Supplier of the Year by A V Gauge & Fixture Inc.

KBC Tools & Machinery recently announced that it is the recipient of the A V Gauge & Fixture Inc. Supplier of the Year Award for 2022. This award recognizes a strategic supplier that has consistently demonstrated exemplary contract performance, innovation, collaboration and played a significant role in helping A V Gauge & Fixture Inc. reduce costs or achieve other strategic objectives. “Overall, A V Gauge & Fixture Inc.’s mandate is to supply the industry’s best quality solutions for the automotive sector. Achieving this mandate depends largely on the quality of the solutions you supply,” said Gerry Edmondson, purchasing supervisor of

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update, Member News|Comments Off on KBC Tools & Machinery named Supplier of the Year by A V Gauge & Fixture Inc.

Dormer Pramet adds a new option to their high-end threading options

the Dormer Shark E894 is a high performance HSS-E thread forming tap, which is suitable for both through and blind holes in a wide range of workpiece materials. Dormer photo Dormer Pramet, a global tool manufacturer, recently introduced a new addition to its line-up: the Dormer Shark E894. This high performance HSS-E thread forming tap is suitable for both through and blind holes in a wide range of workpiece materials. The premium materials used in the taps provide a balanced ratio of toughness, hardness and heat resistance to the entire tap. It is available in DIN/ANSI standard and

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Seco embracing change while rebranding for the future

Seco, one of the leading global providers of metal-cutting solutions, just launched a drastically updated visual identity, as well as a long-term brand strategy. The company is describing this as the first in a sequence of major steps, as the business positions itself as a leading global name for industry innovation, efficiency, and sustainability. The new logo is an evolution of the old one, built on the iconic colours as being bright and positive is a huge part of Seco. Seco photo The new brand went live Sept. 21, which will be followed by a series of

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Member News|Comments Off on Seco embracing change while rebranding for the future

CTMA elects new president; introduces 3 new board members

Louis Jahn was elected as the CTMA's new president by the Association’s members at the CTMA’s Annual General Meeting on Sept. 21, 2023, at the Lamplighter Inn in London, Ont. The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) recently announced Louis Jahn as its new president, effective Sept. 21, 2023. Louis replaces the outgoing president, Chris Hergott, who held the president title for four years. Louis was elected by the Association’s members at the CTMA’s Annual General Meeting on Sept. 21, 2023, at the Lamplighter Inn in London, Ont. “Our industry is facing headwinds on several fronts, which

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, CTMA News, Industry News|Comments Off on CTMA elects new president; introduces 3 new board members
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