By Mary Scianna, Shop Metalworking Technology (October, 2013) Kuldip Mann is owner and president of Mann Machines and Hydraulics Ltd., Brampton, ON, an 18,000 sq ft facility housing a machine shop and a hydraulic cylinder manufacturing and repair shop.Kuldip Mann wants to be where the money is and he’s willing to invest millions to be there. Aerospace is where the money is and the approximate $1.7 million in an Okuma double column five sided machining centre is one way he plans to get into the lucrative, but tough market.

THE PROBLEM: Establishing competitive niche for [...]