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FABTECH keynote encourages Canada to look beyond North America to build manufacturing strength

 Guest   /    June 20th, 2018

APMA President Flavio Volpe discussed the challenges of free trade and tariffs

June 19, 2018 | Canadian Fabricating & Welding June 2018 | By: Rob Colman

“FABTECH Canada proved to be a busy and enlightening show. Attendees had the chance to see some of the latest and greatest machine tools available in the market, test out and see demonstrations of the latest welding machines and automation systems, and to explore what’s new among consumables and abrasives manufacturers.

Some of the highlights included new maintenance support programs, software advances, and advanced automation systems. See the slideshow below to get a peek at just a few of these innovative technologies.

Among the many conference sessions available, one of interest was Flavio Volpe’s keynote address on the first day of the show. Volpe is president of the Automotive Parts Manufacturer’s Association (APMA) and his topic was “Manufacture and Trade: Can Canada Do Both?”

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Welding Takes Center Stage at FABTECH Canada 2018

 Guest   /    June 6th, 2018

TORONTO, June 6, 2018 /CNW/ — SME, FMA, AWS, PMA and CCAI, the producers and cosponsors of FABTECH, have announced a larger traditional welding presence at FABTECH Canada, taking place June 12-14 at the Toronto Congress Centre. Leaders in the welding industry, including the Canadian Welding Bureau Group, ESAB Canada and Lincoln Electric, will come together under one roof to support and represent the welding industry in greater Canada. FABTECH Canada is the largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event in the country. This year features six welding-focused educational sessions, along with top industry speakers and access to targeted technical, operational, economic and managerial solutions that address top manufacturing priorities.

Welding is a common activity in various industries in Canada like construction, transportation and the military. With ubiquitous conversation on the skills gap in the manufacturing industry, and especially with the growing demand to fill welding positions, spreading knowledge and awareness is a key factor in creating interest among younger generations.

The CWB Group delivers education through CWB Education. With the release of Acorn, CWB Group’s educational platform, the organization can approach classroom training with an innovative approach, which encompasses strategies for enhanced knowledge, uptake and retention. It is a flexible learning platform that can be adapted to existing training initiatives. With FABTECH Canada focusing on solutions to advance businesses and careers, it provides the perfect stage for CWB Group’s Acorn program to be featured.

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Discover an innovative Visual Work Instruction Software

 Guest   /    June 5th, 2018

Visual Knowledge Share is a company based in the Montreal region that offers a work instruction software solution for manufacturers designed to improve their productivity, quality, and profitability. This product is intuitive and easy to use by allowing users to create digital work instructions with various visual elements and share them across their manufacturing facility in order to standardize the company’s best practices. While the work instructions are being used by operators on the shop-floor, managers have the ability to view productivity and progress in real time through reports and interactive KPIs. With the digital era arriving, companies need to look towards the future and adopt new solutions and ideas if they want to stay effective and remain competitive.

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TRUMPF at FABTECH Canada 2018

 Guest   /    May 25th, 2018

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 10, 2018 – In booth 305 at FABTECH Canada, TRUMPF will demonstrate a number of its innovative machine tools for precision sheet metal fabrication. The show takes place June 12 – 14, 2018 at the Toronto Congress Centre.

TRUMPF’s TruLaser 3030 fiber with 6kW TruDisk laser is a highly flexible and productive laser cutting machine. The six-kilowatt laser power provides high quality laser processing across a wide range of material thicknesses including non-ferrous or highly reflective materials such as copper or brass.

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MAZAK OPTONICS SHOWS POWER ADVANCEMENT ON OPTIPLEX NEXUS FIBER

 Guest   /    May 25th, 2018

Elgin, Illinois, May 2018 – Mazak Optonics is exhibiting the OPTIPLEX NEXUS 3015 Fiber now with 6kW of power at FABTECH Canada 2018 in booth# 915. This machine combines cutting-edge laser technology with an economical investment. The OPTIPLEX NEXUS 3015 Fiber is a 2D system that utilizes rugged construction and an innovative design to deliver high performance for fabrication job shops and production environments.

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Mitsubishi Laser Displaying New Fiber Laser Machine at FABTECH Canada 2018

 Guest   /    May 25th, 2018

Toronto, Canada – Mitsubishi Laser, a leader in laser cutting machining innovation, is excited to be participating in FABTECH Canada 2018, Canada’s leading metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event. Mitsubishi Laser can be found in booth 622 on June 12-14 at the Toronto Congress Center.

At the event, Mitsubishi Laser will feature its latest fiber laser technology – the Advanced 800 series eX-F. This machine is unlike any other fiber laser on the market with its state of the art ZOOM fiber head to support higher kilowatt inputs and eliminate beam adjustments.

 

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LVD STRIPPIT SHOWCASES INDUSTRY 4.0-READY LASER CUTTING, BENDING AND PUNCHING MACHINERY AT FABTECH CANADA

 Guest   /    May 25th, 2018

Akron, NY, April 10, 2018 – LVD Strippit will spotlight Industry 4.0-ready products that make the “Smart Factory” possible at FABTECH Canada 2018. At booth 1204, the company will demonstrate highly efficient and flexible solutions for the new generation of sheet metalworking, including:

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Innovation Drives Success – The Future of High Performance Manufacturing

 Guest   /    May 25th, 2018

(Elgin, IL) Please join Bystronic at booth #905 during FABTECH Canada 2018 where you will experience new and innovative high-performance manufacturing solutions that are driving fabrication companies to new levels of productivity, profitability and success.

Innovation is at the core of the ByStar Fiber 3015 with 10kW Fiber laser. The machine has been designed from the ground up to meet the demands from high-speed fiber laser cutting as well as cutting capabilities into the thick plate range. With its uncompromising high-end performance, ByStar Fiber is designed for users who want to rely fully on fiber laser technology: from stainless steel, through to aluminum and mild steel, and non-ferrous metals such as copper and brass.

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FABTECH Canada 2018: The Future of Canadian Manufacturing

 Guest   /    May 22nd, 2018

Two days of keynotes and panels expand opportunities available to attendees beyond the show floor

TORONTOMay 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Hands-on access to today’s most advanced technologies isn’t the only thing attendees of FABTECH Canada, produced by SMEFMAAWSPMA and CCAI, will have at their fingertips. Running June 12-14 at the Toronto Congress Centre, FABTECH Canada provides manufacturers in Ontario and beyond the chance to see and touch the latest technologies in forming, fabricating, welding and finishing while learning about the issues and opportunities facing the industry. The event also features two powerful keynote presentations and a panel discussion held throughout the first two days. As the show progresses, a variety of educational sessions will take place in the event’s main theater.

 

FABTECH Canada Mobile App Now Available!

 Guest   /    April 13th, 2018

The official FABTECH Canada 2018 mobile app is designed to enhance your show experience.

The app puts important show information in the palm of your hand so you can access it anytime, anywhere. Search exhibitors, navigate the show floor, view and build your schedule, and stay connected via social media.


Download to your mobile device:

 

Features include:

  • Searchable exhibitor list makes it easy to find companies and products
  • Agenda planner you can use to create a list of must-see exhibits
  • A full schedule of sessions and events and the ability to add to your planner
  • Real-time alerts that remind you of what’s happening at the show
  • Easy access to the events social media channels
  • And much more!

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