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custom machine parts

CAD and CAM software helps Matritech optimize design and engineering
May 29, 2019 by Matritech Inc.

Matritech Inc. has been serving Canadian industry with world-class custom machine parts for three decades now. From the automotive sector and construction to energy, the medical field, and rail transportation, the company’s unparalleled…

ADM Expo 2019

Vibra Finish will exhibit at ADM Expo 2019 in June
April 29, 2019 by Vibra Finish Limited

One of the ways that Vibra Finish maintains its wide-ranging reputation is with appearances at major trade shows. The next event is coming this June: the Advanced Design & Manufacturing (ADM) Expo, which…


Visit the Firing Industries booth at PLAST-EX 2019 in June
April 22, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Firing Industries will be occupying Booth #565 at PLAST-EX. It will showcase products such as conveyors, dryers, dust collection and air-pollution control, feeders, mixers and blenders, and plastics and polymers. Come meet the…

engineering services

Arc-Fil offers expert engineering services with commitment, partnership, and experience
April 12, 2019 by Arc-Fil Products Ltd

Although Arc-Fil Products Ltd. has been known for its strip and wire forming for 40 years, the company provides other services to its customers. In addition to providing materials and coating to businesses,…

marking systems

Marking systems by Phoenix Contact make daily work much easier
March 14, 2019 by Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd

Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. remains a major source of industrial automation solutions, and its product range also covers connection technologies by Phoenix Contact. Phoenix manufactures labelling and marking systems, which include professional…

material handling integrator

The benefits of trusting Wecon as a single-source material-handling integrator
February 11, 2019 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Wecon Systems has been a major Canadian supplier of conveyor systems and related products for more than 20 years and counting. One of the keys to the company’s continuing success is its status…

industrial conveyor systems

Material-handling systems by Wecon provide important health and safety benefits
September 26, 2018 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Industrial conveyor systems by Wecon Systems provide a lot of important benefits to manufacturing facilities and warehouses. Some of the most obvious advantages are heightened productivity and a speedier production process. But Wecon…

Matritech offers customers expert engineering services
October 14, 2015 by Matritech Inc.

Matritech, a Drummondville, Que.-based manufacturer of metallic parts, prides itself on satisfying any customer need. To that end, the company provides complete engineering services using the best technology and processes. Engineering technology When…

Infrared heat: the overlooked ingredient to make good food look even better
September 5, 2014 by Heraeus Noblelight

Ever wonder how French fries get its appetizing golden brown appearance? Or perhaps while fine dining at a fancy restaurant you sampled some bread or meat embossed with the restaurant’s name or logo?…

Get off on the right foot with industrial foot switches
September 5, 2014 by Linemaster Switch Corp.

Industrial footswitches control the motor of light or heavy duty welding machinery with a simple step on a pedal to start and stop. Footswitches also act as a “dead’s man switch” safeguarding the…

Photoelectric sensors: benefits and best practices you can use now
September 3, 2014 by Baumer Inc.

Garage doors have them. So do scanners at the grocery store. Even at the wave of a hand inside a restroom when dispensing paper towels, they are there: photoelectric sensors have countless applications…

Granny Flats: what to do when the in-laws want to move in with you
September 3, 2014 by Canadian Portable Structures (1992) Ltd.

Don’t let the term granny flat fool you: while the name may sound like a form of type casting, granny flats are not only meant for those living in their golden years. Family…

Why hose reels are not just for the welding industry anymore
August 28, 2014 by Reelcraft Industries Inc.

Imagine a firefighter getting tangled in a fire hose while trying to extinguish a blazing building? Think about the auto body shop technician performing brake surface work, precariously balancing a surplus of an…

Why advanced ceramics isn’t what you think it is
August 28, 2014 by Astro Met Inc

From the floor tiles people walk on, to ceramic knives top chefs cut food, to the biomedical implants surgeons transplant, advanced ceramics applications run the gamut of commonplace to specialized. Whether you’ve taken…

Pinch valve info in a cinch
August 28, 2014 by ASCO Numatics – Div. of Emerson Electric

Do you remember when watering the lawn with a garden hose, trying to stretch it for that last bit of pull while reaching the front or back porch, it had a kink in…

The five best traits of aluminized steel
August 28, 2014 by Block Steel Corp.

Aluminized steel is one tough alloy that can stand the heat, even in the kitchen.   Officially known as ASTM-A463, aluminized steel combines anti-corrosion excellence aluminum provides with the bonus of the strength…

How hygienic filters and strainers provide a particle-free work zone
August 27, 2014 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

More than any other industries, the food and beverage, biotech and pharmaceutical sectors have zero room for error when it comes to preparing sanitary food and drug products for human consumption. Critical applications…

Fun facts about felt liners, wool insoles and feet all rolled into one
August 27, 2014 by Brand Felt of Canada Ltd.

Did you know that you have 26 bones in your foot and ankle? Double that to 52 bones for a pair of feet sustaining tons of pressure each day. In tandem with your…

Why you should transition from a conventional industrial oven to a customized one
August 27, 2014 by Eastman Manufacturing Inc.

Mass-produced industrial ovens are good. But customized industrial ovens are even better. When your clients need specialized components or parts produced in an industrial oven system, having a customized oven ensures your business…

Two reasons why most steam traps fail
August 27, 2014 by Keystone Steam Supplies

Steam traps (also known as condensate traps) are key valve components within steam systems used for applications in industries, including chemical, energy, food and beverage, plastics and petroleum sectors. A steam trap is a type…

Two signs your mist eliminator and business’ bottom line are out of sync
August 26, 2014 by Aeroex Technologies Inc.

Mist eliminators make lungs and the environment a happy place. Since its creation more than 70 years ago, mist eliminators aim to reduce harmful inhalation and emission of contaminates inside industrial or manufacturing…

Your top 10 questions answered about overhead crane systems
August 26, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Metropolitan skylines typically have one thing in common: an abundance of cranes constructing new residential and commercial developments. While sometimes they may seem like obtrusive obstructions hanging over urbanites heads, these are not…

What makes for a really good bellow?
August 26, 2014 by Shaver Industries Inc.

Bellows are staple protective components manufactured mostly for mechanical and industrial applications.  Constructed with a multitude of materials, including brass, fabric, plastic, rubber and steel, bellows are economically efficient solutions; they shield moving…

Do more material handling applications in less time with vertical storage carousels
August 25, 2014 by Norpak Handling Limited

Vertical storage carousels are one of the many automated storage and delivery system solutions manufacturers are capitalizing on to promote maximum efficiency and productivity for all types of industrial material handling applications. See how…

Two steps for putting fiberglass lamination into action
August 25, 2014 by Precisioneering DKG

From planes, trains and automobiles, fiberglass lamination is a plastics fabrication technique used to reinforce material surfaces, whether it is an airplane nose cone, a passenger train seat or the interior panel of…

Master mechanical refrigeration cycle basics in five simple steps
August 25, 2014 by Berg Chilling Systems Inc

How does a nice warm bowl of ice cream for dessert sound? Or perhaps you would prefer a lukewarm cup of jello instead? Neither? Didn’t think so. Proper refrigeration of perishable food and…

High performance petrolatum tape: a foolproof way for achieving perfect piping protection
August 25, 2014 by Denso North America Inc

Underground and underwater pipeline applications in the construction, oil and gas, and wastewater industries benefit immensely from corrosive prevention products engineered to protect pipes and fittings from environmental stress and damage. One such…

Eight steps on how to attract the right industrial magnet
August 22, 2014 by Magnetool Inc

Industrial magnets attract a lot of power in the manufacturing sector. Industrial electromagnetic and electro-permanent mechanisms are used to draw in or repel sizable metal or steel objects. Manufacturing applications requiring lifting, holding,…

Must know tips on selecting the best elastomeric rubber seals technology
August 22, 2014 by Pawling Engineered Products Inc.

Selecting the correct elastomeric technology for your industrial rubber sealing application is an important part of the overall design and manufacture process. Important criteria to consider when choosing the most appropriate elastomeric rubber…

Mixology 101: the best industrial mixing advice your business should take
August 21, 2014 by Admix Inc

While it’s always 5 p.m. somewhere in the world, this article is not about creating the perfect happy hour cocktail. However, a well-blended concoction is germane to the point of this piece on…

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