Oles’ former consulting company ROI Group has also been merged with Torrence, Calif.-based Alba to expand its product portfolio.
This Concord, Ont.-based engineering and design consulting firm is rewriting the book on mold heat removal by 3D printing inserts with complex cooling channels that can dramatically cut cycle times and consolidate manufacturing processes. And it might just be the kick in the pants that Canada’s plastics processors need to start kicking butt globally.
The expansion of the West Boylston, Mass. facility will allow the toolmaker to better serve its customers in the U.S. and Canada.
The drop in spending is directly related to reduced launches from the Detroit Three automakers, the new report from market research firm Harbour Results says.
Managing director Louis Hébert is retiring at the end of 2018; René Eisenring with replace him as the new general manager, effective January 1, 2019.
Flack, the CTMA’s former vice president, has over 28 years of experience in the Canadian tooling industry.
The Brampton, Ont.-based company has invested $1.5 million so far in 2018 on equipment for the development of prototypes, including close tolerance milling and turning machines, universal grinders, and three- and five-axis mills.
Pipersville, Pa.-based Hawk is now a DME exclusive North American East Coast distributor and warehouse.
The Elmira, Ont.-based company’s expansion into Western Canada will be led by its new sales and operations manager Warren Nordquist.
According to the Q2 2018 Automotive Tooling Barometer, both die and mold shops in North America experienced a decrease in utilization from Q1 2018 to Q2 2018, with a significant amount of business being pushed to the second half of the year.
Automotive tooling demand looked strong through the first quarter of 2018, although payment times are getting longer, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. and the Original Equipment Suppliers Association says.
The Windsor, Ont.-based moldmaker has introduced a new hands-on program to train high school students for the moldmaking profession.
Custom machinery and a collaborative approach helped Integrity bring more business back to its Windsor, Ont. HQ and expand its facility in Queretaro, Mexico.
Bolton, Ont.-based Husky recently established a dedicated cross-functional global team of experts solely focused on serving customers’ PET tooling needs.
Mike Hicks, vice president of Windsor, Ont.-based mold component supplier DMS Components, spent a memorable four days as a guest at the invitation-only Red Carpet Tour in April 2017, an event designed to showcase Georgia’s attractiveness for new business investment.
Ford Motor Co. took home the top award for its entry in the body exterior category, a structural front-end module with loose layer construction on the 2018 Expedition.
In a Nov. 9 statement, Bolton, Ont.-based Husky has created a dedicated tooling team to focus investment on technology and increased global delivery capabilities.
Driven by the high level of North American vehicle launches predicted between 2018 and 2020, spending on automotive vendor tooling will reach a record high of US$11 billion next year, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. said.
Fraser, Mich.-based PCS launched a 2,500-square-foot warehouse in Tecumseh, Ont. with speeches from Windsor-area dignitaries and a green ribbon-cutting ceremony.
The project will boost the plant’s capacity by approximately 30 per cent and create 17 new jobs.