"Through the Ontario Together Fund, our government is making targeted investments in domestic manufacturers who have the ideas and solutions to help us through this pandemic," said Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade. Ontario manufacturers are working hard to increase our ability to withstand any challenge while also strengthening our economy.


THE CITY OF MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO –Towards the purchase of a $300,000 CNC machining center, Guide Woodworking, a manufacturer of architectural woodwork and store fixtures, will receive $75,000 from the Ontario Together Fund.

Guide Woodworking will be able to manufacture approximately 500 acrylic protective barriers per month for use in workplaces such as reception areas and service counters, thanks to the new machine..

"As a small to medium-sized manufacturer in Ontario, it is critical that we invest in our production development in order to pursue cutting-edge technology and efficient processes," said Bass Jubran, operations manager of Guide Woodworking."The COVID-19 pandemic put a significant strain on our company, and we are grateful to the Government of Ontario for establishing the Ontario Together Fund to assist businesses like ours in rising to the occasion."

The $75,000 allocated to Guide Woodworking comes from an additional $50 million in the renewed Ontario Together Fund, which will be available in 2021-22.




Operating systems such as Windows 7, XP, and earlier versions of FANUC CNCs are no longer supported by Microsoft and, as a result, do not receive critical updates. Retrofitting industrial PCs onto these machines enables businesses to connect their CNCs to their networks in a safe and secure manner, allowing them to benefit from data collected by the Industrial Internet of Things.

The real-time operational information from your cnc machining service machines is essential for making data-driven decisions, according to Jon Heddleson, General Manager of Factory Automation for FANUC America."

Machines can be safely and securely operated remotely using CNC equipment, and valuable production data can be collected to aid in the making of sound business decisions. Along with cybersecurity protection, the FANUC Panel i Replacement Program offers two screen size options, a faster CPU, more memory, and more storage space than previous models.