Articles by: Lauren Murdoch

Canada Makes announces new partnership with Javelin Technologies

The Javelin Technologies Team

Canada Makes, Canada’s leading additive manufacturing organization and network, announced their new partnership with Javelin yesterday! We are extremely excited to be collaborating with them in promoting the adoption and development of advanced and additive manufacturing in Canada. Read below for the full release and to learn more about this amazing organization. ‘May 28, 2015 – Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters’ (CME) Canada Makes is proud to announce its new partnership with Canadian 3D design company, Javelin Technologies. In operation since 1997, Javelin helps thousands of companies find solutions for mechanical design, electrical design, PLM, and rapid prototyping. Javelin is a leader in Canadian additive manufacturing field, with six offices spread throughout Nova Scotia, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia. “We are pleased to welcome Javelin into the Canada Makes network,” said Martin Lavoie, CME’s director of policy for manufacturing innovation and competitiveness. “Their expertise in 3D design, 3D printing, and additive manufacturing solutions will no…

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iPhone Camera Capabilities Advanced with 3D Printing

Want to take your iPhone picture taking to the next level? Now you can! Olloclip has created the ultimate 3-in-one lens system for your iPhone that fits in your pocket. Product design in most recent years has been impacted tremendously by 3D printing, and Olloclip’s camera lenses are no different. Whether it’s wide angle, fish eye or a macro picture view, this development in camera phone technology has been made possible by Objet 3D Printing. Please join Chong Pak of Olloclip and Objet Geometries as they discuss product design within the iPhone era and how 3D printing can help engineers design, create and ultimately bring products to life faster. What you will Learn: Olloclip and their fast hitting iPhone accessory 3D printing and the design process Objet’s multi-platform capabilities Webcast: Olloclip Advances iPhone Camera Capabilities with 3D Printing Date: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm EST Register Now! https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/488568634

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NEW SolidWorks User Group in the Simcoe Area

FIRST SWUG-SIMCOE MEETING Date: Thursday, March 8th Time: 4:30pm to 7:30pm (Dinner & Door Prizes included!) Location: Holly Community Centre – 171 Mapleton Ave. Barrie, ON REGISTER: Contact Group  Leader Michael Fernando A new SolidWorks User Group for Barrie and surrounding area, named SWUG-Simcoe, has been created. It is a voluntary group dedicated to building a network of SolidWorks users, while enhancing their skills and knowledge of the software. The inaugural SWUG-Simcoe meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 8th 2012 from 4.30pm to 7.30pm and will be held at the Holly Community Centre (TBD). Future meetings will be planned 4, 6 or even 12 times per year (you get to choose at the meeting) to bring very resourceful presentations and demonstrations by professionals from a…

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Electrical & Mechanical Design Tools for Rockwell Automation Systems

Learn from the experts! Take part in this exciting new webinar on electrical & mechanical design tools for Rockwell Automation Systems! Date: Thursday, April 28th Time: 10:00am to 11:00am EST Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/128583040 Rockwell Automation, Gerrie Electric and Javelin Technologies are co hosting this special event to discuss the tools available to help electrical and mechanical designers work efficiently to design a Rockwell Automation System. In this webinar you will learn: How Rockwell’s motion analyzer can integrate with SolidWorks motion for motor and actuator specification How E3.WireWorks can automate a great deal of schematic and panel design for Allen Bradley devices About other free tools that Rockwell offers to help select other aspects of a Rockwell system Register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/128583040 Your Expert Hosts:      

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It’s the Little Things that Help the Earth

Here are a few ways I have changed in how I am doing things this fall.  Try some yourself. I only run the dish washer once a week if possible Only have lights on if I’m in the room and need them Use re-usable bags when grocery shopping now Never keep things plugged in Started working from home 1-2 times a week to save on gas So far have only had my heat on for 1 day (probably easier for me since I live in a condo building!) Started using eco-friendly dish detergent Make all regular check-ups so my car is in its best condition to drive (tires, oil, etc.) Have cut my hydro bill by about 30% Use brita instead of bottled water

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Sustainable Make-Up Products

Here is my make-up tip for the month: Buy your make-up products from The Body Shop. They are committed to protecting the earth and do not test their products on animals. I included some notes from their website below:

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