70 Years of Excellence

This year, Billco celebrates its 70th year of bringing innovation and quality to the glass fabrication industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of equipment for the flat glass and fenestration industries.

Billco

Riding the Crest of International Success

Altec Integrated Solutions designs and manufactures precision machinery and advanced controls equipment. Its control systems link Altec’s involvement in both veneer and plywood manufacturing and amusement park rides. This is made possible by control platforms, or programmable logic controllers (PLCs) that are used in both industries to regulate processes and program them to behave in a specific way.

Altec Integrated Solutions

Axonics Prepares for Introduction of its Sacral Neuromodulation System

Axonics Modulation Technologies Inc., has developed an innovative, implantable medical device to alleviate bladder and bowel dysfunction. Based in Irvine, California, the company’s proprietary Sacral Neuromodulation (r-SNM) System is poised to enter a large, rapidly expanding market.

Axonics Modulation Technologies

Silicon Valley North

Silicon Valley North The High-Tech Haven of Waterloo, OntarioBy Nate Hendley View in E-Magazine It has been called Silicon Valley North – the Canadian equivalent of Southern California’s high-technology heartland. A city of 134,600 people in Southwestern Ontario, Waterloo has produced an astonishing number of successful technology companies from BlackBerry to OpenText, Kik and Watcom. Google and Shopify have offices in town, Stephen Hawking has been known to drop by to lecture, and aerospace giant Raytheon got its start here. ~ So, why Waterloo? The quick answer is that the city is home to University of Waterloo (UW), which has […]

The High-Tech Haven of Waterloo, Ontario

Working Smarter

A key goal of any successful manufacturing operation is a continual drive toward improving the efficiency of the manufacturing process. Traditionally, this has been accomplished through the adoption of lean production principles, waste reduction using the Six Sigma approach, and similar productivity solutions. These systems have been widely incorporated throughout the manufacturing industry and have significantly improved product quality, production speeds, and perhaps most importantly, the safety of those working in manufacturing plants.

Past Issues

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