Saw Guides - Why Are They Needed?

POST DATE: July 15, 2013

AUTHOR Udo Jahn

Many years ago sawmills ran saws that are made from thick steel plate so that the saws which were held in place by a collar could remain rigid while they were sawing lumber. The circular saw spacing was achieved in many ways including the use of spacers on the arbors that turned the saws or to tighten the saw collar to the arbor at a predictable distance.
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That’s exactly what Udo Jahn, General Manager of Modern Engineering, kept thinking to himself. In 2012 he decided it was time to do something different. Something that would give his company a first crack at eager, energetic students looking to learn a real trade.
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With reduced machining time and increased accuracy, it made perfect sense add another MAM in April 2013, creating a triad of MAM72-35V Matsuura 5 Axis CNC milling machines. Now with four MAM’s on the floor, Modern Engineering is one of the largest 5 Axis CNC machine shops on the west coast, helping maintain our proven reputation for delivering precision parts on-time to OEM’s across Western Canada.
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Modern Nominated for Business of The Year

POST DATE: March 08, 2013

AUTHOR Udo Jahn

Modern was honoured to be nominated as The 2012 Business of the Year by the Delta Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the Chamber recognizes “a company which demonstrates that it has reached a significant new level, established new technology, broken into a new market, or has integrated into its business objectives or strategies considerations of the environment and sustainability."
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Representing BC in the Nationals

POST DATE: January 15, 2013

AUTHOR Udo Jahn

Modern was cheering on in spirit as the Surrey United BC Premier Soccer League played at the National Championships at the end of last year.
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