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Rainhouse want to support Ukraine. We feel it's important to help Ukrainians fleeing the war by providing stability after such a traumatic experience. We decided not only to donate to the Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Victoria but also to directly find a family in need...

Rainhouse is thrilled to announce we were awarded the Accelerating Manufacturing Scale-up Grant Program that we pursued back in March 2021. This grant opportunity will allow us to strengthen the provincial supply chains and create new opportunities. We are investing $315,000 to implement automation in...

Last Friday, we had the pleasure of meeting the University of Victoria's new Engineering and Computer Science Dean, Mina Hoorfar. Meeting her was a refreshing experience; she is very personable, curious, and outgoing. Mina's visit felt like an old friend coming back to see what...

Offshoring is a widespread business practice that surged in part due to globalization. Many companies recognized that outsourcing could significantly reduce production costs and increase access to new technologies and a skilled workforce without investing and maintaining the talent, wages, and in-house skills. As industries started...

Rainhouse Manufacturing Canada Ltd. is currently developing an Anti-Vibration Control System (AVCS). The AVCS will address undesirable machining conditions by integrating a sensor into machine tools. It is our intention to first develop this system for Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines. Ideally, we will measure,...

Rainhouse, has joined efforts with the National Research Council - Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies Center (NRC-AMTC), and key members of the Swedish manufacturing industry to work on the ToolSense project. The ToolSense project aims to develop smart tools for metal and tool cutting. The smart tool obtains...

AUWe recently invested in a new CNC drill tap machine to increase our production capacity. This new addition will machine parts faster than the equipment we already have. Our plan is to automate the machine with robotics and run it 24/7. We decided to opt for...

KAIZEN: Japanese for “change for the better” or “continuous improvement”, and also known as Lean Manufacturing. Kaizen is a strategy to reduce or eliminate non-value-adding activities in a process. We evaluate activities using three main Kaizen/Lean concepts: identifying and eliminating waste, improving workspace organization and...