Monthly Archives: April 2017

Empire's Open House 2017

Empire’s OPEN HOUSE & 30th Anniversary Celebration on May 11

Join us at Empire Machinery’s 30th Anniversary OPEN HOUSE taking place on Thursday, May 11, 2017 from 11 am to 5 pm at our head office located at 390 Eagle Drive, Winnipeg. Empire Machinery’s first catalogue in 1987 Empire Machinery’s first machinery catalogue was published in 1987 by Empire Sheet Metal Mfg. Co. Ltd. as it began the new venture into the machinery business. Empire Sheet Metal Mfg., established in 1925, was one of Canada’s oldest manufacturers of HVAC fittings and custom sheet metal products at the time. The decision to sell HVAC and metal fabricating equipment proved pivotal in setting Read More...
Empire featured in CFW magazine

Empire featured in CFW magazine for taking on Salvagnini product line!

Empire Machinery & Tools Ltd. is featured in the April 2017 issue of Canadian Fabricating & Welding magazine for taking on Salvagnini product line. “Empire Machinery & Tools Ltd., Winnipeg, has partnered with Salvagnini Group, Hamilton, Ohio, to sell the company’s machines in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta. According to Empire, with an increasing demand for automated and customized bending, laser cutting, and punching systems in Canada, Salvagnini’s product line seemed like a natural fit.” Read the full article here! Read More...
mmp show

Attend the MMP Expo in Winnipeg with Sean Mashinter from Empire Machinery

Empire Machinery & Tools Ltd. will have a display at the upcoming Metalworking Manufacturing & Production (MMP) Expo being held at the Victoria Inn Hotel & Convention Centre, 1808 Wellington Avenue in Winnipeg, MB. The show is taking place on April 18, 2017, from 10am – 4pm. Through this show, you can learn about the most up-to-date innovations in machine tools, cutting tools, technologies for welding, fabricating and metal finishing, CAD/CAE, additive manufacturing systems, motion control automation, adhesives and MORE! Employing a highly efficient table-top format, the Metalworking Manufacturing & Production Expo is a cost effective, tightly focused forum, targeted to the manufacturing & production Read More...
round flat-oval traditional rectangular ductwork

The advantages of round and flat-oval over traditional rectangular ductwork

There are several factors that a designer should consider when designing a duct system. One of the key factors is ductwork performance. Others include fabrication, installation, economics and acoustics. This article looks at these factors to show round/spiral duct and associated fittings create a much more energy-efficient duct system over rectangular ductwork with major labor savings. Based on noise criteria, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers has developed a set of guidelines for maximum airflow velocities in a duct system based on the duct location. Higher velocities lend themselves to better duct designs using static regain. Static regain designs Read More...
6 Sure Fire Ways to increase cutting capacity

6 Sure Fire Ways to increase cutting capacity

Every second you cut like a pro counts — and adds up for your business in ways you might not have considered. Whether you are a beginner or a long-time expert in the art of plasma cutting, there are always ways you can cut more costs and protect more of your time. Here are six sure-fire tips given by Hornet Cutting Systems to increase your cutting capacity and save time, and increase profits. Click here to download the full article now! Read More...