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Advice from Tsubaki on how to minimize mechanical chain wear
February 15, 2018 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

Tsubaki of Canada has a long-time reputation as a provider of high-quality industrial chains – specifically drive, engineered, and conveyor chains. But even the strong, sturdy chains that Tsubaki offers are vulnerable to…

Tsubaki products satisfy clients in a variety of different industries
February 2, 2018 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

Since Tsubaki of Canada first opened its doors nearly 45 years ago, the company has earned a solid reputation for premium power transmission products that can serve a plethora of industrial needs. Whether…

Titan chains from Tsubaki last longer in harsh environments
January 22, 2018 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

As a leading provider of roller chains, Tsubaki of Canada aims to keep up with the latest innovations and advances. One product that stands out among those of competitors as a cutting-edge development…

Quality conveyor chains meet the needs of many applications
November 22, 2017 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

Tsubaki is proud to carry a wide selection of conveyor chains. The leading manufacturer of chains and conveyor equipment has standardized many of its conveyor chains to meet the needs of various operating…

How to maximize conveyor productivity
November 21, 2017 by Norpak Handling Limited

Automation is a critical part of production processes in many facilities. Industrial conveyors often play a large role in these processes, as they help to improve productivity, increase efficiency, and create a seamlessly…

Engineered audits decrease the cost of operating air compressors
January 23, 2017 by NCA Ltd.

NCA (National Compressed Air) understands that there are costs associated with the production of compressed air. But many users are paying more than they need to. As a leading provider of industrial compressed…

Non-contact temperature sensors turbocharge production
April 29, 2015 by Mod-Tronic Instruments Ltd.

Exergen IRt/c non-contact temperature sensors can push production line performance to record highs. The company says its sensors measure the actual temperature and thermal signature of every product on the line with unprecedented speed and accuracy,…

Survey results reveal workforce challenges
March 4, 2015 by Kronos Canadian Systems Inc.

Improving labour productivity presents huge challenges for the manufacturing and services and distribution sectors, according to research conducted by Gatepoint Research.  Last year, the company invited select HR, finance and operations executives from the manufacturing and…

Modular enclosure houses oversized robotics, making assembly “a snap”
February 12, 2015 by Provincial Partitions

A company needed a custom enclosure for one of its oversized robotic units, and turned to Provincial Partitions for the solution — its Prowall components. The Prowall system was the perfect solution because…

Alps Welding fabricates highly engineered vessels to meet specific requirements
February 6, 2015 by Alps Welding Ltd

After more than 40 years in the business, Alps Welding has earned a reputation for being much more than a custom fabrication shop. The Woodbridge, Ont.-based company can offer everything from design services…

Coca Cola uses Lapp cables
January 30, 2015 by Lapp Canada Inc

It’s true — Coca-Cola is one of the world’s best-known brands, and it uses Lapp cables in its European bottling plants.  But with great success comes great responsibility. Coca-Cola’s bottling operation, therefore, observes…

Material handling systems integrator focuses on performance, reliability and price
January 23, 2015 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Wecon Systems, a Mississauga, Ont.-based provider of conveyor equipment and system solutions for a variety of material handling applications. The company’s mission is to…

Three ways innovative piping system saves plants time and money
January 23, 2015 by Ipex Management Inc.

When compressed air systems aren’t functioning at peak capacity, businesses lose more than just air. They lose money in the form of wasted energy and wear on compressors, and increased operating and maintenance costs. But…

Lapp cables regulate and control insulating glass production
January 22, 2015 by Lapp Canada Inc

Bystronic glass is an international leader in manufacturing machines and plants for the production of insulating glass, laminated glass, vehicle glass and photovoltaic modules. That’s why the company chooses to work with industry…

Industrial supplier offers wide selection of drills, fast
January 21, 2015 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

In its more than 50 years of business, Rotem Industrial Products has developed a reputation in the industry as a company that supplies high-quality products, quickly.  The Etobicoke, Ont.-based company’s lineup of high-quality…

New hybrid adhesive offers the best of both worlds
January 21, 2015 by Henkel Canada Corporation

Adhesives are critical components in many industrial applications — from production to maintenance. The types of adhesives are just as varied as the applications, and each have their own sets of benefits.  In the past,…

10 conveyor options for industrial environments
January 12, 2015 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Wecon Systems is a complete, single source material handling systems integrator. The Mississauga, Ont.-based company provides, among other things, conveyor systems for a wide range of industrial manufacturing sectors.  When it comes to…

Manufacturer invests in machinery to meet customer needs
January 9, 2015 by Collison-Goll Ltd

Collison-Goll Limited has been in the turned parts industry for more than 65 years. The Toronto-based custom manufacturer has extensive experience making screw machine and CNC products, including various fasteners, hydraulic fittings and valves, studs, pins…

Service is key for metalworking product distributor
January 6, 2015 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

Rotem Industrial Products offers more than the largest stock of metalworking and wire-related products in Canada. The Etobicoke, Ont.-based company also offers laboratory testing, sump cleaner rental and industrial sump cleaning services to…

Manufacturer experiences improved flow measurement accuracy
January 6, 2015 by Durham Instruments

A leading manufacturer of air separators required improved accuracy on flow measurements during both engineering testing and production of its products. The company turned to Teledyne Hastings for its flow meters — models…

Cut costs with this lineup of cutting tools
December 18, 2014 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

The right cutting tools can help manufacturers remain competitive through improved productivity, lower operating costs and better results. Rotem Industrial Products carries inventory from some of the most renowned manufacturers in the industry,…

Software takes data-driven manufacturing to a new level at Mazak
December 13, 2014 by Memex Automation Inc.

Mazak is always exploring manufacturing processes and continuous improvement methodologies that can be implemented in its other manufacturing plants to improve productivity and efficiency. The team at Mazak understands that in order to…

Magellan Aerospace sees huge savings thanks to new Manufacturing Execution System
December 12, 2014 by Memex Automation Inc.

Alignment and automation are key success factors for Magellan Aerospace. But the Kitchener, Ont.-based company was experiencing a challenge: its standalone machines were not reaching production targets. There were far too many downtime…

New conveyor boosts line efficiency and cleanliness
December 12, 2014 by Pure Ingenuity Inc

In its jelly-filled pastry manufacturing process, a food processor was running two lines of pastries into one freezer. One line took up half the width of the freezer door, and the other took…

Are your machines as productive as they can be? This tool can find out.
December 11, 2014 by Memex Automation Inc.

“If you can measure it, then you can manage it.” That’s the motto of Burlington, Ont.-based Memex Automation, a leader in the connection, monitoring and management of machines, sensors and processes in manufacturing.…

Plant reduces shutdowns 90 per cent with automation system
December 10, 2014 by Untitled

Ripon Cogeneration, which helps supply energy to homes and businesses throughout most of northern and central California, achieved unprecedented plant performance — including a 30 per cent reduction in startup time — by…

Springs & Things Inc., welcomes latest technology to shop floor
December 9, 2014 by Springs & Things Inc

A new addition is coming to Springs & Things’ Mississauga, Ont.-based manufacturing plant this month, and bringing with it additional capability and capacity. The CNC spring and wire form making machine, Model HTC-10XU,…

IT-powered automation key to flexible production
December 4, 2014 by Phoenix Contact Ltd.

Product life cycles in the automotive industry are becoming shorter, while the variety of parts and vehicles are constantly increasing. This means that flexible production is a must for today’s automotive manufacturers. IT-powered…

Big things are happening at Alps Welding
December 3, 2014 by Alps Welding Ltd

With 30 feet ”under the hook” and 70 tons of lifting capacity, custom fabricator Alps Welding can undertake some large projects and offer capabilities to its customers that other fabrication shops cannot.  …

The importance of direct inspection methods for machine tool accuracy
December 2, 2014 by Heidenhain Corporation

Machine tool performance is essentially determined by the dynamic and static accuracy of machine movement.  For precision machining, it is important to measure and compensate motional deviations. Guidelines and standards for inspecting machine…



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