Content by: Karen Majerly

Karen Majerly is a communications specialist and freelance writer who helps remarkable people tell rich stories. Say hello at communicationsatwork@sympatico.ca or tweet @KarenMajerly.
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Ka'ana Machine

BC startup Ka’ana Wave uses support from SOLIDWORKS to help bring unique surfing machine to market

At a Canadian startup in North Vancouver, SOLIDWORKS CAD tools are making waves. Javelin customer Ka’ana Wave Co. has designed and built a wave machine that can be installed in an existing body of water or new custom build, such as a community swimming pool. To produce a wave for a surfer, the Ka’ana machine…

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Protecton Face Shield

Javelin and manufacturing partners in North Bay, Ontario bring ProtectON reusable protective face shield to market to help keep Canadians safe

A made-in-Ontario contribution to meeting ongoing demand for personal protective equipment during the pandemic was launched today in North Bay, Ontario. The ProtectON face shield is reusable and durable and has been designed, tested, and produced in Canada. Read the ProtectON Press Release here. When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared, Javelin’s professional services team, led…

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mounting bracket from an optical assembly at NRC

Precision toolmaker in Victoria, BC completes SOLIDWORKS training and certification at astronomical pace

In just a few months, Greg Nuspel completed three of Javelin’s live online SOLIDWORKS training courses and earned two professional designations. Greg is an instrument and toolmaker in the Design and Fabrication Services Branch of the National Research Council of Canada. He works out of NRC’s Victoria location, the site of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory…

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ENOVIA cloud tools

Javelin team first in the world to be certified in DELMIAworks ERP and MES

Earlier this year, Rob Hauser, Systems Architect for Javelin, was notified that he was the first in the world to be certified as a Technical Sales Specialist in DELMIAworks. “Congratulations, Rob!! You have been awarded DELMIAworks Technical Sales Training Certification. You also hold the honour of being the very first person to accomplish this…and you…

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Spartan Bioscience COVID-19 rapid test kit

Javelin customer Spartan Bioscience designs revolutionary rapid testing kit for COVID-19

Updated May 4, 2020. Javelin’s customers excel in every sector, from product design and top-tier manufacturing to healthcare and education. Right now, many of them are shifting, diversifying, retooling, and retraining, in some cases to contribute directly to fighting COVID-19, in other cases to support ongoing essential work in sectors such as agriculture and food…

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chess pieces 3D printed in classroom

Professional Stratasys 3D printer produces quality models to match high school students’ creativity

“The best part for me? The endless possibilities. The more we use our 3D printer, the more applications we think of.” – Mike Santolupo, John Paul II Secondary School Mike Santolupo is an instructor at John Paul II Secondary School in London, Ontario, where all students have the opportunity to 3D print one of their…

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