MGC introduces Brankamps X7 to the Canadian market.
November / 2010
Metal working, custom precision machining, metal and Tool and Die repair as well as precision TIG welding are now part of our services to assist our customers with their metal manufacturing needs. Custom part development R&D, custom build machinery as well as acoustic machine and die protection system integration are available on site or at our Newmarket facility.
November / 2010
High demand for higher quality die protection systems triggers research and new development of custom die protection systems. Custom installations now combine previous separate systems. Ultra Emission sensors can now be attached to existing equipment and integrated. This solves the issue of finding the needle in the haystack for most previously undetectable stamping flaw solutions.
December / 2009
Mirco Graenert Consulting Inc. moves to a new Industrial Unit in Newmarket, offering more services to our customers.
November 01 / 2009
Mirco Graenert Consulting Inc. plans a Business move.
August 19 / 2009
Tooling & Production Magazine publishes Metal Stamping and Pressure testing article. http://www.toolingandproduction.com/enews/2009_August2/feature2.aspx
July 01 / 2009
"The Fabricator" magazine publishes our article on ease of use of pressure sensing, as well as pictures of our in die progressive pressure test set up in a 400 ton press.
"CIM" Canadian Industrial Machinery publishes our pressure sensing news release in great detail.
June / 2009
Graenert Consulting Inc. offers Brankamp acoustic die protection
systems with metal stamping consulting services at no extra charge.
June 01 / 2009
Design Product News Magazine publishes our article on using pressurex pressure sensors allowing for cost reductions in long term manufacturing in progressive die metal manufacturing applications .
May 01 / 2009
Metal Forming Magazine publishes our article on using pressure sensor film in a 400 ton progressive die trial. We expect that there is much to be gained from using these materials in a stamping and tool and die setting. Actual pressure readings can be obtained in seconds with this product. The paper thin sensor film can be used to fine tune stamping dies to reduce die maintenace costs and has millions of other uses in manufacturing apart from stamping. http://www.metalformingmagazine.com/digital-magazine/2009/05/
April 14 / 09
MGC uses state of the art Pro Engineer Wildfire 4.0 3D software to design progressive stamping dies and simple machines. Already efficient in design we are looking to make the most of using 3D design tools to enhance the design capability in the area of stamping as well as 3D model creation for illustration, marketing and rapid prototyping purposes. We have in the past been heavily involved with the development of new products and stamping in the powertrain area.
January 29 / 2009
Mirco Graenert is working on finding solutions to reduce the cost of stamping tool maintenance.
December 24 / 2008
New Antique technology section added to our Video section - check out a 2000 year old green computer!
December 19 / 2008
News release: Newmarket December 19 / 2008
Mirco Graenert Consulting Inc. of Newmarket Ontario announces today that a new machine is available to the Canadian industrial, educational and hobby sectors: a vaccuum forming device not just for Public - High School / College and University level educational purposes but also for industrial short run and prototyping applications. It enables users to make their own 3D plastic shapes from a variety of clear and coloured plastic sheets! There is a multitude of applications and a lot to learn and gain! - It is recommend for schools to have one of these safe and robust units in their tech wing. It compliments engineering, computer aided design, electronics, arts, science and many more courses. This thermoforming machine also couples with our 3D printing process to create Vac form molds from 3D CAD, simply and easily. Go to www.canstampconsulting.com and select - EDU Vac-Thermformer. 905 715 7508 for more information.
December 01 / 2008
IMQ e-zine and newsletter enhanced and advertising rates reduced.
November 24 / 2008
New stamping related videos added to Video section, now with more focus on metal stamping check out the video links!
September 26 / 2008
Communications with Hannover University, Germany technical department, awaiting news release for the next issue of IMQ magazine newsletter. Forming sheet metal with Ball bearings.
September 10 / 2008
Working on enhancing the custom design aspect of our services and being able to assist the general public with getting their ideas off the ground, we intend to focus on green and eco products, or will cater to the services which are in demand.
August / 2008
Added new video section to the website to illustrate uses for the products we promote and sell as well as for general technical interest. By adding technical interest section MGC intends to periodically update it with new links, it will be primarily comprised of stamping tool technical or related metal manufacturing information. Technical breakthroughs and other relative information may also be posted MGC is promoting a new product and is available for distribution: RMI Laser Engraving machines capable to properly engrave tool steels and many other materials.
July / 2008
IPdisplays makes available new innovative IP video display LCD driver to aid lean manufacturing and lean warehousing among many other uses. MGC is proud to be the Canadian reseller for this unique product as well as their LED display signs. (Please refer to Main Page of this website for more information.)
July / 2008
Graenert Consulting Inc. designs and manufactures a custom made vision system machine to detect small holes in metal stampings, machine integration has since taken place with an approved production part approval run.
April / 2008
Mirco Graenert Consulting Inc. utilizes solid modelling 3D Cad capability to desing and manufacture custom lockable stainless steel machine guard for a renown automotive supplier.
February 06 / 2008
CAD design software upgrade to Pro-Engineer Wildfire 4.0 - 3D.
January 02 / 2008
Graenert Consulting Inc. adjusts advertising rates in IMQ magazine, distribution increased to
over 600 strategic industrial contacts.
December 03 / 2007
are very happy to announce that we have been selected as the Canadian
distrubuter for Brankamp die and press monitoring systems for
presswork. This advanced acoustic technology makes it possible to
"listen to the beat" of your manufacturing machine. We feel that
Canadian Manufacturers will have much to gain when this technology is
placed into their plant. These units have already been used in the USA
and Germany for some time. It is proven technology, and now it is
here, waiting to be challenged by Canadian metal stamping manufacturers.
October 05 / 2007
MGC is one
of the first to host ZCorporation's First Look Seminar Series world
wide showcasing the ZPrinter 450 Rapid Prototyping Printer System. "We
feel confident that when embraced by the manufacturing and educational
sectors, this technology will bring about some powerful new ways of
appoaching product analysis and ultimately affect the level of
efficiency that companies operates at." - company president Mirco Graenert.
October 01 / 2007
Promotional displays of the IPdisplay Smart LED Information board begins.
September 15 / 2007
In house info seminars and promotions of selected high tech product lines commences.
August 15 / 2007
Acquired authorized reseller status for IPdisplay's smart LED information display boards.
July 07 / 2007
Achieved authorized associate reseller for Z-Corp(R) 3Dimensional Printers.
May 11 / 2007
Mirco Graenert regarding the Toronto packaging show; "This
show was not to be missed! There was an interesting array of products
and services displayed, however I felt that there was a lack of
innovative biodegradable packaging solutions, we will research further
into this to establish new "green" market opportunities".
May 05 / 2007
Graenert Consulting ventures to the RAPID show in Michigan, USA,
Furthering the company's knowledge and reviewing most of the top
technologies available in the rapid prototyping field places Mirco
Graenert Consulting as one of Canada's most respected firms. Mirco
Graenert Consulting enters into talks with a manufacturer for US
product distribution in Canada.
April 30 / 2007
Graenert Consulting attends the Hannover Germany tool show, building
contacts and establishing prospective working relationships with
European companies. "We were
investigating industrial, technologically advanced and well built
German products. We intend to assist the German manufacturers to
distribute their products in Canada, and to potentially manufacture
them in Canada for the North American Market, thus saving on shipping
costs. What we as Canadians often forget is that we actually live in
the most diversified country in the world, with the largest
opportunities to combine all the various nations knowledges which are
present in Canada. We can draw on these knowledges, when required, to
develop or enhance the worlds most diversified advanced products. There
are great opportunities for our German suppliers as well as our
Canadian Customers" company Director Mirco Graenert was quoted when interviewed on the companies direction.
April 04 / 2007
Third Quarter-2007 distribution begins. Circulation is in excess of
500 electronic copies with only few printed copies at the time. Grand
opening of the office facilities, ongoing changes in floor plan to
accomodate anticipated customer and product distribution requirements
March 30 / 2007
E-Zine renamed to IMQ - Q3 -2007 distribution estimated at 500.
positive feedback for e-zine appearance and articles. More refinement
assures a continued improvement. Advertising is now available at
extremely competitive rate.
March 01 / 2007
Preliminary work has begun to establish a quarterly magazine called "EIMQ", Efficient Industrial Manufacturing Quarterly.
The launch date will be April 2007. This magazine will contain industry-specific materials; it will be a
good read for engineers, toolmakers, machinists and other industry savvy
folks. It will hold periodic contests with incentives.
Initially the copy will only be available per e-mail, and in time hard
copies can be mailed.
February 01 / 2007
Head office is relocated to Newmarket, Ontario, Canada.
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