Monthly Archives: April 2016

power-outage

Have you ever experienced a power outage in your shop?

If you ever experience a power outage in your shop, then this post may save you from equipment damage! Last week a Canada Goose hit a power line knocking out power to Empire and several businesses around us. I am writing to warn you about potential damage to your equipment when the power does come back on! Our experience was that when the power did come back on only 2 phases of the 3 phase power were restored meaning that 110 volt lights worked and things appeared to be normal but anything that needed 3 phase power like our compressor tried to Read More...
 Rick McLean gives a presentation at Empire’s April 21st Open House on Clinching & Spotwelding

Thanks to all who attended Empire’s Open House last Thursday!

Thank you to all who attended Empire’s Open House last Thursday (April 21st). A great crowd attended to see the machinery demos and speak to the factory reps who travelled in for the event. Some of the Lunch & Learn Power Point presentations are available at the following links: Spotwelding vs Clinching: What is most cost effective for your production. High Definition Plasma & Water Jet Cutting: What makes sense for your shop Hydraulic Clamping: Improve press brake production. Lease or Purchase: What to consider before you buy. Rick McLean gives a presentation at Empire’s April 21st Open House on Clinching & Spotwelding Read More...
Empire’s Open House on April 21 – 11am-5pm

Empire’s Open House – 15 Minute Lunch & Learn Schedule

Empire’s Open House (April 21st, 2016) – 11am-5pm – 390 Eagle Dr. Winnipeg MB R3C 2E6 15 Minute Lunch & Learn Schedule This is an approximate schedule for our 15 Minute Lunch & Learn sessions tomorrow, it may vary slightly. Machine demos will be ongoing throughout the day! Time Topics Presenter 11:30am Spotwelding vs Clinching: What is most cost effective for your production. Rick Mclean (Empire Machinery) 11:45am High Definition Plasma & Water Jet Cutting: What makes sense for your shop. Alan Hamilton (Retro Systems) 12:15pm Deburring & Sanding: Deburr, edge-round or apply a grained finish. John Becker (Apex Machine Group) 12:30pm Hydraulic Clamping: Improve press brake production. Brad Olmschenk (Wilson Tool) 12:45pm Lease or Purchase: What to consider before Read More...
Empire’s Open House on April 21 – 11am-5pm

Empire’s Open House on April 21 – 11am-5pm

Empire is having an Open House on April 21, 2016 – 11am-5pm at our Head Office in Winnipeg – 390 Eagle Drive. Why attend? Machinery Demos New & Used Equipment Specials Great Food & Refreshments 15 Minute Lunch & Learn Sessions with Factory Reps & Empire Techs High Definition Plasma & Water Jet Cutting: What makes sense for your shop. Spotwelding vs Clinching: What is most cost effective for your production. Deburring & Sanding: Deburr, edge-round or apply a grained finish. Hydraulic Clamping: Improve press brake production. Lease or Purchase: What to consider before you buy. Thought Leadership: Will customers listen to you or your competition? Lots of great door prizes Read More...

Congratulations Winners!

Thanks Steve Noddle and Brent Longpre for visiting our booth at CMPX and  Fabtech Canada in Toronto. Congratulations to both of you for being the winners of $25 Tim Horton’s gift cards. Gift cards will be mailed out to you soon!     Read More...