Announcement

CTMA launches another round of Career-Ready program

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) is pleased to announce its very successful Career-Ready with CTMA: Expanding Opportunities program has been extended for another year! The CTMA has received funding from the Skills Development Fund, through Ontario’s Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development (MLITSD), to provide 300 Experiential Work Placements (EWPs), to encourage more career opportunities within the precision metalworking sector. Applications will be accepted between April 1, 2024, and January 13, 2025, and will be assessed on a first-come first-served basis until all funds have been fully allocated. Eligible employers may receive non-repayable contributions to subsidize

By |April 22nd, 2024|Categories: Announcement, CTMA News, Industry News, Press Release|Comments Off on CTMA launches another round of Career-Ready program

Registration Now Open: FABTECH 2024

Improve productivity, increase profits and discover new solutions for all your metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing needs at FABTECH Canada, which is returning to Toronto from June 11 to 13. Not only can you watch demonstrations on the exhibit floor and compare products side by side, but you can also connect with experts in your field at conference programs and special events such as leadership exchange panels, keynote presentations and networking receptions. Registration and more information is available here.

By |March 5th, 2024|Categories: Announcement, Industry News, Industry Update|Comments Off on Registration Now Open: FABTECH 2024

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

By |September 29th, 2023|Categories: Announcement, Industry News|Comments Off on Dormer Pramet adds a new option to their high-end threading options
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