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Innovation is at the heart of the manufacturing industry, and at Spark & Co. we’re proud to be at the forefront of this revolution. Our IPG LightWELD laser welding technology has transformed the way parts are assembled, offering unrivalled precision, superior quality and increased efficiency. And now, we’re giving you the chance to experience this [...]

Not all waterjets are created equal. Do your homework before making a purchase.   A waterjet cutting machine is a complex piece of machinery with several key components, such as a high-pressure pump, nozzle and control software. But it doesn’t end there! There are many things to consider before purchasing a waterjet, from cutting speeds [...]

Buying a waterjet cutting machine? Investing in new equipment for your facility can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to purchasing something as important as a waterjet. Waterjets are widely used throughout the manufacturing and fabrication industries for their ability to cut through a variety of materials with precision and speed. However, before [...]

It’s pretty simple: clean water equals pump performance. Waterjet tips to optimize performance : Contaminants in the water can wreak havoc on pump components and pressure lines. Too much calcium will create water turbulence when stuck in your diamond, which reduces mixing tube and/or nozzle life. By removing microscopic particles produced during the waterjet cutting [...]

  WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN BUYING A PORTABLE LASER WELDING MACHINE. 7 THINGS TO CONSIDER Portable laser welding machines are fast becoming a requisite in many sectors. With their remarkable precision, speed and adaptability, these tools are transforming the way we work. However, choosing the best option from among the available can be [...]

Laser cutting has revolutionized manufacturing processes across industries with its precision and efficiency. At the heart of every laser cutting machine, such as IPG Photonics’ Laser Cube and SENFENG Laser Cutting Machines, lies a crucial component – the nozzle. While often overlooked, the nozzle plays a pivotal role in determining the quality and efficiency of [...]

What to Look for When Buying a Handheld Laser Welding Machine: Spotlight on IPG LightWELD Handheld laser welding machines are quickly becoming indispensable across numerous sectors. With their remarkable precision, speed, and adaptability, these tools are transforming the way we work. However, picking the best one from the available options can be overwhelming. A standout [...]

  Spark & Co Heads to Fabtech Canada on JUNE 11-13 2024 with Cutting-Edge Fabrication Machinery.   We’re thrilled to announce that Spark & Co will be showcasing our latest and most innovative machinery at Fabtech Canada, happening June 11-13. As leaders in the manufacturing industry, we understand the importance of staying ahead of technological [...]

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, technological advancements continuously reshape industry norms, offering more efficient and precise processes. Handheld laser welding, utilizing IPG LightWELD laser welding technology, stands out as a breakthrough method, presenting numerous advantages over traditional welding techniques. While it simplifies certain aspects, the transition to handheld laser welding brings its own set [...]

Introduction: In the ever-evolving landscape of welding technologies, precision and innovation take center stage. Laser welding, particularly with IPG LightWELD, introduces a revolutionary approach to magnet welding using photons, a game-changer in comparison to traditional methods like TIG and MIG. This blog delves into the intricacies of laser welding magnets, shedding light on how the [...]

In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing, staying ahead of the competition often requires embracing cutting-edge technologies that not only enhance productivity but also significantly reduce production costs. One such revolutionary solution making waves in the industry is the IPG LightWELD, a laser welding machine that promises to transform the way we approach welding applications. Impressive [...]

Introduction: In the dynamic world of metal joining technologies, laser welding has emerged as a game-changer, offering unprecedented precision and efficiency. One particularly intriguing application involves welding thin-gauge copper using IPG LightWELD technology and helium gas. In this blog, we’ll explore the intricacies of this innovative process, highlighting its advantages and showcasing the remarkable capabilities [...]

HERD has already experienced the advantages of laser welding, achieving a reduction of up to 80% in the consumption of welding wire that was previously utilized. This method has also eliminated the need for upright grinding, enabling products to be finalized through a swift sanding process, thereby speeding up the upstream production process by as [...]

In the world of welding, innovation is key to achieving stronger, more precise, and efficient welds. The latest news on this front is bound to excite professionals and enthusiasts alike. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has made a groundbreaking update by incorporating schedule QW-358 into Section IX of its code for the Welding [...]

We are proud to announce that Spark & Co is pleased to sponsor the exceptional rodeo athlete, Zachary Saucier, who brilliantly secured the second place at this year’s St-Tite Western Festival! ????✨ As the president of Spark & Co, the sport of rodeo holds a special meaning for me, rooted in my family’s history in [...]

Introduction: In the ever-evolving landscape of manufacturing technology, laser cutting machines have emerged as game-changers, offering precision, efficiency, and versatility. SENFENG, a leading name in the laser cutting industry, has made significant strides in providing state-of-the-art solutions. In Canada, Spark & Co has become a prominent distributor of SENFENG laser cutting machines and laser tubes, [...]

Understanding Welding Methods: Laser Welding vs MIG and TIG Welding Welding is a crucial process in the manufacturing and fabrication of various products, especially in the metalworking industry. However, there are several types of welding methods, each with its advantages and disadvantages. In this article, we’ll focus on three popular welding methods, i.e., laser welding, [...]

Come discover the variety of materials the waterjet can cut at the CMTS OMAX abrasive waterjet cutting machines cut virtually any material with exceptional precision. With a waterjet cutting machine, there are no heat affected zones, no hazardous fumes, and the cutting tool is always sharp. Click here to register for free, as our guest! [...]

Introduced in Canada’s 2018 federal fall economic statement, the Accelerated Investment Incentive provides an enhanced capital cost allowance (CCA) on equipment purchases. Full expensing in the first year for manufacturing and processing (M&P) and clean energy equipment purchases was also introduced as part of the Accelerated Investment Incentive. How it works The Accelerated Investment Incentive [...]

Quebec, April 22nd, 2021 – Han’s Laser cutting with his division Coractive and a team of financial partners today announced an investment of more than $34 million in the construction of a new state-of-the-art fiber optic production facility to be located in the Quebec City region. The 75,000 square foot facility will quintuple the company’s production capacity [...]

Waterjet 5 buying tips : There’s no shame in looking for the best deal, but sometimes, taking the cheap route can cost you a bundle. For example, buying a machine that was designed for other processes, such as plasma cutting, and then was retrofitted with waterjet cutting heads, will encounter problems with moisture and abrasives. [...]

Once again, Spark & Co expands its portfolio of high-performance products to include Han’s Laser Smart Equipment Group, proudly made and serviced in Canada. Boisbriand, October 28, 2020 –Spark & Co. is pleased to announce the addition of the Han’s Laser brand to its impressive product line. Among the top three laser manufacturers […]


  We know that this happens throughout the manufacturing community, but here at Spark & Co. we would like to share the stories of humanity and kindness from our customers. Such as the one of our customer Hi-Tech EDM, located in Vaughn, Ontario, Canada. Which, although is currently closed, is donating its time and efforts to [...]

As you know, the world was not ready for a pandemic and we are currently experiencing a global shortage of medical supplies desperately needed to save lives. Spark & Co is a machine tool distributor for MC Machinery and OMAX Waterjets. We have new machines sitting idle in our showroom. These machines could be used to make medical parts, [...]

Spark & Co want the best interest of our community and has been monitoring updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and Canada Department of Health and Human Services, as well as reports in the media, about the rapid spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus In [...]

We are proud to share this link for the article “Inside the Sinker EDM Process, One Spark at a Time”, which appeared in the February issue of Modern Machine Shop online magazine. The author of this article is Pat Crownhart, Sinker EDM products and applications manager at our partner McMachinery he explains the casting discharge [...]

Spark & Co is very pleased to announce that Felipe Holz has joined our team as the new field technician for waterjet machines in Ontario. Based near Toronto, Felipe will be in charge of the service provided to current and future customers for Omax, Maxiem, GlobalMax and ProtoMax waterjet machines. Felipe joins the Spark & [...]

Demonstration Model 2018 Mitsubishi MV2400-R Wire EDM with M800 Control – Axis Travel: X-23.6″ x Y-15.7″ x Z-12.2″ – (S/N: 57DU2021) (New-Jan-2018) – FOB: Elk Grove Village, IL – Two (2) Year Warranty – REG: $178, 000. 00 USD – HOT DEAL: $159,500.00 USD Contact us: The MV2400-R Advance Plus M800 offers value and [...]

Layout Omax Sofware ( LAYOUT ) is our innovative CAD software that creates tool paths for your OMAX or MAXIEM waterjet cutting system. ‘’ LAYOUT’’ includes all the basic commands you’d expect to find in any CAD package, as well as tools that are specific to abrasive jet and waterjet machining, including cut quality quality [...]

Canada’s one-stop shop for waterjet, CNC and EDM machining solutions, Spark & Co. has finalized a strategic partnership with Extrude Hone, machined component shaping and finishing solution specialist. Blainville, April 9, 2018 – Nationwide distributor of CNC controlled EDM, waterjet, and machining solutions since 2002, Blainville-based Spark & Co. announces a strategic partnership with Extrude [...]

In support of its growth plans in North America, SLM Solutions has developed a strategic sales partnership with Spark & Co., a Canadian machine tool distributor. Spark & Co. will begin selling the SLM Solutions line of highly productive metal additive manufacturing machines to customers in Quebec and Ontario Canada.   “We are pleased to [...]

Because MAKE cuts the part in software first before sending it to the machine, the comprehensive and highly detailed part time estimates, job quoting and reporting features are precise down to fractions of a second. These reports can be created from your desktop or laptop computer, away from the machine. This MAKE expand abrasive waterjet [...]

For more than 130 years, BARTON has produced the world’s highest quality garnet abrasives for waterjet cutting or abrasive cutting. BARTON is the global leader in waterjet abrasives, offering the only comprehensive line of high performance HPX® Adirondack Garnet and HPA® alluvial garnet abrasives plus Spark & Co offers spare parts for all water jet [...]

Omax waterjet can cut stone , copper , composites , titanium , carbon steel , stainless , hardened tool steel , glass and carbon fibre with the best precision in the industry. A heat affected zone can weaken integrity of a part and lead to failure. The lack of any HAZ makes the abrasive jet [...]

NASCAR is observed by fans as an definitive test of man and machine. Needing a fast, high-precision cutting solution for short-run production and fast prototyping; Hendrick Motorsports, added an abrasive waterjet machine to their team. The Omax 55100 Jet Machining Centers not only met those demanding expectations, but also offered the flexibility to cut an [...]

One area that has fascinated substantial attention is applying Waterjet to the production of parts in the “micro” range, that is, parts smaller than 300 microns. Ongoing efforts by Dr. Liu, senior scientist at Omax Corporation, in order to further the development of this process are supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation [...]

When Igor Koybash and Konstantyn Lysogor, co-owners of Diamond F.C. Inc.based in Concord, Ontario, noticed a growing demand for waterjet cutting, they wasted no time in completing this application. Given the rapid growth of the company, both partners believe they have made the right choice. The Omax 80160 waterjet cutting center allows large-scale precision machining [...]

At initial glance, they look like most other job shops. However, Betcor Manufacturing in Ontario, Canada is a small custom job shop with a difference. At one end of the shop is a piece of equipment that is anything but traditional state-of-the-art abrasive waterjet machining center. The OMAX 55100 JetMachining® Center has allowed Betcor to [...]

Founded in 1996, Antech Wire EDM Inc. is a high precision wire EDM and machining establishment, located in Oshawa, Ontario. Antech doesn’t believe in second best so they opted for the OMAX 55100 waterjet machining center that now permits them to be a very versatile shop. They have the full abilities of part production as [...]

From the basic experimental beginnings of the 1950’s, waterjet technology has become one of the fastest growing segments of the production cutting machine industry. The real assets of a waterjet system are the short time required to program and set-up the machine to make a part. Today, thanks to the addition of an abrasive to [...]

Founded in 1969 by Armando Blagonic as a job shop offering both machining and fabricating services, A.B.M. Tool & Die Co. Ltd has expanded into large metal stamping manufacture. Relying on other suppliers for cutting work, they still needed help with their tooling builds. After considering laser and plasma as an alternative, they quickly realized [...]

The cutting technology is a gateway to new fabricating opportunities Because abrasive waterjet machines cut almost any material, fabricating shops with five-axis machine can broaden their markets in terms of the materials they are able to process. To make these waterjets cutting machines even more user-friendly, advanced control software has a multitude of tube and [...]

Waterjet cutting edge quality refers to how rough the edge of a cut part appears and how square or tapered it is. With waterjet, edge qualities typically range from Quality 1 (Q1) to Quality 5 (Q5) with Q5 being the best, most accurate edge quality. Following are descriptions for edge quality options available when cutting [...]

Canadian number one selling waterjet. Omax & Spark & Co offers local service in Canada. We cut a wide range of materials like steel, aluminum, stainless, glass. Omax celebrate 20th anniversary. We have more than 500 machines installed in Canada.


OPS Ingersoll presents the latest generation of its EDM machines at EMO Hannover. The Eagle G5 Precision allows for higher precision thanks to thermal stability.


Explore the Versatility of Waterjet Technology at CMTS 2017 with the MAXIEM 1530 machine. Booth 2687 and for all your fabrication needs come and see all the latest MITSUBISHI machines lasers, press-brake, CNC milling , turning and EDM wire and sinkers at MC Machinery Booth 2430 FREE REGISTRATION CLICK HERE OMAX abrasive waterjets cut virtually [...]

All new cylindrical drive on our MV wire EDM from Mitsubishi. We offer the best reliability and warranty with 10-year warranty on our precision and 50% less wire consumption making this Wire EDM the most cost-efficient and reliable machine on the market with over 13 000 machines sold in America.


 This Mitsubishi Wire EDM machine will use 60 % less wire and is offered standard with 10-year warranty of the precision because they have the best linear motors in the industry.


Spark & Co offers you Mitsubishi laser cutting. Can cut A36 material with a thickness of one inch 6 kw and 8 kw fiber and we also offer C02 machines at very competitive prices. Cutting table 5 x 10. (Only available in Quebec)