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CNC machines are used on a daily basis at Kaymor but what is it exactly? Computer Numerical Control (CNC)was first developed in the 1940s and 50s.  These machines relied on punched tape or perforated paper tape for data storage.  As data storage technology improved, so did...

Kaymor is always looking for ways to diversify.  Striving to be the one stop shop for repairs and service, the newest endeavor is hydraulic cylinder repairs.   Kaymor employee Hank Derksen designed and built a hydraulic tear apart and testing unit. This state of art equipment can...

Inspiration comes in all forms.  It could be the seascape that inspires the painter to paint, or a kind gesture that inspires a person to pay it forward. At Kaymor the employers and staff found their inspiration through one person’s quiet confidence and unwavering determination to...

The TreeKing Processor is shown here at Kaymor Machining and Welding for a demo and to show you how it cuts and strokes.  The Processor is installed  on a Caterpillar 538 Machine designed specifically for forestry.   See the TreeKing demo video below:   The TreeKing is headed out to a...

Welding Project  – Kaymor Machining and Welding Here is Bruce Barley one of our portable welders cutting and capping piles for a customer’s deck on their house.  A proper foundation is crucial for a structurally sound deck. This will now allow them to to build a...

Kaymor is looking forward to attending the Peace Region Petroleum Show! The show takes place May 17-18, 2017, and is hosted by the Grande Prairie and District Chamber of Commerce and the Grande Prairie Petroleum Association. This is a great show to get the latest...

The TreeKing is doing a fantastic job at its first demo session in Dawson Creek, BC. We are working in Aspen, which the TreeKing is specifically designed for and has given us great results from the machine. The TreeKing is revolutionizing the logging industry with its multi-stem features,...

Hope everyone is having a fantastic New Year and we are so looking forward to 2017. In the last year, 2016 sure had its up and downs to say the least.  We are thankful to be keeping busy here at the shop and have such a...

At Kaymor we encourage young people to come see and learn about our machining and welding processes.  It has been our pleasure through the years to train and work with many young individuals aspiring to expand their careers in the industry. Today we had a special...

It is with great sadness that we have learned about a fellow community member, Jordan Hogan, who has been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer. In the last 10 years only about 25 people have been diagnosed with this cancer in Canada.  Jordan is the...

This week at Kaymor we have been able to put our demolition skills to the test. We always do whatever it takes to help our loyal customers in the Grande Prairie area accomplish what they need. We have been working on tearing down part of the building, breaking out...

[caption id="attachment_1399" align="alignright" width="300"] Kelvin Twerdochlib, Operations Manager at Grande Prairie TSR[/caption] At Kaymor we are honoured to donate our time to vital members of our community. The Mechanical team have been busy repairing and servicing TSR Units. TSR is Grande Prairie Technical Search and Rescue. TSR was...

We had a great time at Demo International 2016 showcasing the TreeKing.  During the show we got to see some fantastic displays.  One of the booths that really stood out was the Tigercat.  Tigercat featured the 855D Series, Feller Buncher, S855D Series Shovel Logger, H855D Series Harvester and...

At Kaymor our machining service department has been working on a line boring project for a scissor neck trailer. Line boring is the process in which we can repair worn out bores by welding and machining them back to manufacturers specifications or simply over size the existing...

Kaymor has signed a licensing agreement with KTI (Kerik Technologies Inc.) for manufacturing rights to the TreeKing Processor.  This revolutionary equipment will be built in Kaymor's shop.  Rob Stegmeier, Kaymor and Les Kerik, KTI, are very excited to introduce the TreeKing to the logging industry...

Kaymor has just received the best Christmas and New Year gift---a great client feedback! Our team has recently done work for Northstar Energy on their power line towers bases situated in Manitoba. We are honored to receive the following heartwarming feedback from Northstar’s Equipment Designer, Dusty...

Do you like the idea of working on exciting projects, indoors and outdoors, acquiring new skills all the time and sometimes traveling to different locations? Welding might be fit for you! Welding is an exceptionally rewarding career that can also be demanding and challenging. You...

Kaymor takes great pride in following all the recommended safety standards required for maintaining a safe workplace. Welding is a process that joins materials by fusion. It is this powerful process of fusing metal and melting down that brings up numerous welding safety issues such as...

Around 1000 BC, the discovery and shaping of metals in ancient civilizations marked the actual history of welding as a metalworking process. Chronologically, those metals were copper, bronze, silver, gold, iron and, later stepped down to, steel. Gold, though, is said to be the first...

                Kaymor consistently strives for the best; the best product, the best service, and most importantly, the best education for our staff. We'd like to congratulate the following welders for recently receiving their Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) certification. Merle Ollenberger Jake Mellon John Campbell Bruce Barley Dave Clipstone; Welding Supervisor Dakota...

  Five days, that's all it took from start to finish for the first 3D printed electric car to be produced.  The companies behind the car, AMT-Association for Manufacturing Technology, Local Motors, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Cincinnati Inc, showcased the manufacturing, assembly and finally on...

We can’t say it enough…..Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! This is just a quick note to thank the businesses and people who helped make Kaymor’s Canada Day float a reality. Thank you-Foster’s Covered Wagon’s (grandeprairie.fosterscoveredwagons.com) for donating the trailer we decorated. Thank you- Iron Coatings, 14410 102st...

Last week Eric Burns our QA/HSE Manager held a staff safety meeting. He covered rigging inspection requirements and general rules for all slings and riggings. Some of the important discussions involved in our safety meetings and specifically last weeks include: How lifting angles reduce work...

Busy an exciting times here at Kaymor! Kaymor Machining and Welding is proud to introduce our hydraulics department to our line of services.  With two bays we have the capability to take care of all your hydraulic cylinder repair and manufacturing needs. Last week we had our...