Entries by Tracy

BDC Report: Industry 4.0: The New Industrial Revolution

Are Canadian manufacturers ready? Industry 4.0 is here and it’s revolutionizing the way manufacturers are doing business. BDC surveyed 960 Canadian entrepreneurs to report on their use of digital technologies, the lessons and best practices they’ve learned so far and what advice they have for other manufacturers. Canadian manufacturers who are investing in digital technologies […]

#madeatMIDAS: Let Grow Urns

MIDAS makes recent advances in manufacturing technology, which includes 3D Printing, accessible to West Kootenay companies, entrepreneurs and students. This is #madeatMIDAS where we showcase the variety of incredible applications possible with products created here at the MIDAS fabrication lab. MIDAS supports the expansion and development of local small and medium-sized companies’ strengths in collaborating, adopting […]

#madeatMIDAS: Austin Engineering

MIDAS makes recent advances in manufacturing technology, which includes 3D Printing, accessible to West Kootenay companies, entrepreneurs and students. This is #madeatMIDAS where we showcase the variety of incredible applications possible with products created here at the MIDAS fabrication lab. MIDAS supports the expansion and development of local small and medium-sized companies’ strengths in collaborating, adopting […]

Wanted: Administrative Coordinator MIDAS Fab Lab

MIDAS (Metallurgical Industrial Development Acceleration & Studies) is a project of the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (www.kast.com). MIDAS offers the best “FAB”rication equipment available in the Kootenays for public, academic & commercial use. The building is a newly renovated accessible space with state of the art, enterprise-level equipment and training on that equipment […]

Metal Additive Design Guide

A new introductory design guide for metal 3D printing is now available. Canada Makes is proud to announce the launch of the Metal Additive Design Guide and invites you to explore this great new tool. The Guide was developed to assist companies interested in trying metal additive manufacturing (AM). Following the same format as the […]

New Technology & Manufacturing/Metallurgy Skill Gap Analysis Report

This report describes the findings from the Training and Skills Development survey of 40 businesses from across the West Kootenay region of BC, involved in the metallurgical and advanced manufacturing sectors specifically. These surveys were conducted in the fall and winter of 2016/2017. This survey research is part of a project that aims to identify […]

Tinkerine Expands Education Initiative after Successful Pilot

Tinkerine is pleased to announce that as the result of a successful pilot in the British Columbia education market, Tinkerine is expanding the 1:1:1 Education Initiative that targets learning institutions seeking to expand on their 3D printing education and associated content. Tinkerine aims to make the opportunity to develop these essential skills more readily available, […]

Trust Puts Economic Development Plan into Action

Working with entrepreneurs to bring ideas to life Columbia Basin Trust has a vision for economic growth and is putting a new plan into action. The Trust is purchasing a commercial building in the Waneta Industrial Park near Trail and working with a local tech industry entrepreneur to fill the facility with new jobs and […]