Machinery

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

MMRI provides CTMA tour of research facility

On Jan. 18, the CTMA was provided “behind the scenes” tour of the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) to see how technical experts are working towards finding solutions for challenges faced by today’s manufacturing industry. Through training, research, and industry support in advanced manufacturing, MMRI works with students, government, and industry alike to find solutions and optimize every facet of the manufacturing process. Dr. Stephen Veldhuis, director of MMRI’s 15,000-square-foot facility, leads a team of highly qualified researchers, who translate new discoveries and innovations rapidly into solutions for our industry partners and help them integrate new technologies into their existing operations.

By |January 25th, 2023|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, Machinery, News, students, Technology|Comments Off on MMRI provides CTMA tour of research facility

CTMA, OCTE begin deliveries of new advanced machinery to 40 high schools

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) and Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE), in partnership with 22 district school boards, will purchase and deliver new, high-tech machine equipment for 40 high schools throughout Ontario. “Our goal is to expose high school students to technology at an earlier age to engage their interest for a career within our industry,” said Robert Cattle, CTMA executive director. “Not only does this expose students to newer technology at an earlier age, but also gives teachers up-to-date equipment to implement in their classrooms.” The equipment deliveries began in November 2022, and

By |November 22nd, 2022|Categories: CTMA News, Industry News, Industry Update, Machinery, Press Release, students|Comments Off on CTMA, OCTE begin deliveries of new advanced machinery to 40 high schools
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