Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Benefits of Getting an Education in CNC

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) refers to a process of controlling an automated machine or tool using a programmable computer. Using CNC, a machine can be operated with supervision of an accredited operator, increasing productivity and minimizing the possibility for human errors on a project. Since its introduction in late 1950s, CNC has gained widespread acceptances among manufacturers and undergone major technology revolution in the early 2000s; today, CNC is adopted worldwide by manufacturers in a variety of industries. In fact, according to the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) Ontario, the immediate need for CNC machinists will rise from 270 to 700 workers within the next two years. Simply put, in today’s industry environment, there is a serious shortage of experience and trained individuals who could fully operate a CNC machine. If you are looking for a career shift into technical trades, then becoming a trained CNC personnel can be a major opportunity for you! Continue reading The Benefits of Getting an Education in CNC

Mastery of Welding: The Importance of Proper Welding Education

Welders are by definition tradesmen who specialize in crafting products by joining raw metals such as aluminum, stainless steel, and brass. One of the most obvious displays of welding mastery to the general population in Canada are the stunning gigantic pieces of art you’ve likely seen in public areas, that were created using welding techniques. It’s also important for us to understand that welding plays a significant role during our daily life. Welding is a common activity in various industries in Canada like construction, transportation, and the military. Welding experiencing high demand, and has become a professional that offers great potential in a wide range of industries. If you’re looking to begin or to advance your welding career, it’s important to acquire proper welding education. Continue reading Mastery of Welding: The Importance of Proper Welding Education

The Next Manufacturing Revolution: The Future of CNC Technology

Based on the need for more complex and sophisticated aircraft parts, the Computer Numerical Control (CNC) concept was first introduced to advance the machineries in the aircraft industries shortly after World War II. The CNC process is used by the manufacturing sector to control a machine or a tool using a programmable computer. Today, CNC machining is widespread; it dominates the manufacturing sector, allowing for a considerable jump in productivity around the world. With the advancement of CNC technology, we’ve seen many advancements applied beyond the CNC industry, such as simplified programming language, improved engine communications, and customization. As CNC technology continues to evolve, we can say without a doubt, that the most exciting progression of CNC is yet to come. Continue reading The Next Manufacturing Revolution: The Future of CNC Technology

Problems with Non Certified Welders in Toronto and the GTA

The welding industry has experienced significant growth in recent years, with simultaneous changes made to the educational requirements for the welding profession. Today, welders require training and a strong academic background to keep up with the evolution. With a steady stream of demand and well-paid compensation, many self-taught welders are now pursuing educational training and certification. As technology progresses and more complex techniques are implemented in the welding industry, the hazards to untrained welders is increasing. Conversely, the ability for employers to track the quality of welding work is also improving, making a strong case for welders to gain proper education and certification. Let’s discuss the the common problems caused by hiring non-certified welders in Toronto and the GTA. Continue reading Problems with Non Certified Welders in Toronto and the GTA