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Tech-Con Automation: Delivering Customer Results with OCTOPUZ

Tech-Con Automation, based in Burlington, Ontario, Canada has been providing machining, fabrication, mechanical, electrical, project management and engineering services since 1995. Tech-Con Automation is a one-stop source for complete automation solutions. They specialize in robotic material handling solutions, pallet-based assembly lines, robotic waterjet cutting and cleaning systems. Their systems and solutions combine deep application knowledge, […]

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Full Automation: The Benefits Over Manual Programming

Are you still manually programming your robot? Why not fully automate! For over 30 years Focus Auto Design Inc, based in Calgary AB, has been manufacturing OEM appearance accessories. Recently, with a change in their manufacturing processes, they have successfully launched an innovative new product known as the Tough FormFit Guard, a rouged hood protector […]

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Advancing DNC Communications: From Outdated to Updated

Customer Spotlight: Strite Industries Started by Joseph Strite, Strite Industries was established in 1964. With only five employees, Joe and his team produced small, close-tolerance components for aerospace navigation systems. Now, led by Joe’s son, Richard, Strite industries has over 250 employees, and 100,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility. Today, the company has gained a global […]

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Customer Spotlight: Leap Into the Future with Old World Stone

Old World Craft Meets New World Technology using Robotics For the past 30 years, Old World Stone, a company based in Burlington ON, provides cut sandstone, limestone, and marble. Combining the traditional craft of cut stone in the hands of European trained stonecutters and carvers, with state-of-the-art technology using computerized drawings, cutting and carving equipment, […]

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MAC Formula Electric – Turning Designs into Reality

Jackson Diebel, a 4th year Mechanical Engineering and Management student at McMaster University, is the current team lead of MAC Formula Electric. MAC Formula Electric is a student-run, extracurricular organization that represents McMaster University at Formula Student. The team is designing and building a single-seat, open-wheeled race car to compete in the Formula Student and […]

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Customer Spotlight: Cap-Thin Molds

In 2013, Cap-Thin Molds (Mississauga, Ontario), a manufacturer of precision, multi-cavity production molds for caps and closures consolidated its manufacturing operations within a new, larger facility. By 2015, the company had driven time for a 32-cavity mold down from 18-20 weeks to 8-10 weeks. Carmen Goudey, Manager of CNC Operations, said that much of lead […]

Customer Spotlight: VanDerZwaag Machining & Development

In 2005 the machinists at VanDerZwaag Machining & Development began using Mastercam V9 for their CAD/CAM programming. Today they are caught up with the most current release, Mastercam X9, and are using it for Milling, Turning, and Wire EDM. Their family-run shop, previously known as VanDerZwaag Moulds and Dies, cuts a wide variety of highly […]

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Walinga saving time and money with OCTOPUZ

What happens when you combine a FANUC robot and OCTOPUZ offline programming software? For Guelph, Ont.-based Walinga Inc., it means productivity goes up and costs go down. Walinga specializes in the manufacture of engineered transportation equipment, including bulk feed bodies, dump and belt trailers, bag bulk and waste management units. Many of their tanks and […]

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OCTOPUZ welding gives companies an edge over competition

Robotic welding is poised for tremendous growth over the next few years with revenues predicted to climb to $3.38 billion by 2020, an increase of 40 percent over last year’s earnings. According to global growth consulting firm Frost & Sullivan, emerging nations like Asia, Africa and Latin America are realizing the benefits of robotic welding […]

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