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← View all articles from February 2019 E-Newsletter All Welcome! Niagara College Spring Open House March 23 On Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., student researchers and staff with each Innovation Centre at Niagara College will be onsite at both the Welland and Niagara-on-the-Lake campuses to demonstrate the state-of-the-art technologies and discuss …Continue reading »

IoT product development resources

  The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to open new opportunities, especially in the world of advanced manufacturing, where connectivity and automation play key roles. Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division has been meeting industry demand, through its expertise and leading-edge technologies at the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC). At WAMIC, investments have been …Continue reading »

3D printing enters stage left

At Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Centre (WAMIC), the technical team’s reach has spread far beyond industrial manufacturing and has entered into the arts – providing 3D printing services for an upcoming production at the Shaw Festival Theatre. WAMIC’s expert team worked with 30-year veteran of Shaw Festival, Lesslie Tunmer, head of scenic construction, on …Continue reading »

Making seconds count

  This coming strawberry season, Meadow Lynn Farms is set to quadruple its strawberry juice concentrate output, thanks in part to getting design expertise on their innovative steam-juicer from NC’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) team. Based in Simcoe, Ont., Meadow Lynn Farms, has been a family-owned business for 73 years. Besides grain crops, …Continue reading »

Did You Know?

When working on projects, efficiency, accuracy and cost effectiveness are critical. Jigs and fixtures assist in the manufacturing of products, whether for machining, positioning or assembly, and help to increase productivity and predictability in addition to increasing workplace safety.  Jigs are meant to guide materials during machining process, but are not attached to the cutting …Continue reading »