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    Award-winning distributor adds big expansion

    November 1, 2000 by Bill Roebuck, Editor

    Close to 800 visitors showed up at the recent grand opening of a warehouse addition at Peel Industrial Supplies in Brampton, Ont., in mid-September. The two-day event included meals for guests and num…

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    DANISH FOSSIL-FIRED POWER PLANT USES SUPER-EFFICIENT TURBINES

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    In the European country of Denmark, electricity is almost totally produced from power plants burning fossil fuel. The country claims to have the most efficient fossil-fired power generation plant in t…

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    Cover Feature: Stumped?

    November 1, 2000 by John Lambert

    When I was working as a maintenance supervisor about 10 years ago, the company was developing a team approach philosophy. The plant manager warned us that because of all the changes that were taking p…

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    What’s new from Canadian suppliers

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Cooling tower is designed for low maintenance, energy useBerg Chilling Systems has introduced a line of heavy-duty cooling towers designed for long life and low maintenance. These single- and dual-cel…

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    Cylinder mounting dangers

    November 1, 2000 by Ted Grove

    Fluid power cylinder manufacturers generally offer a huge assortment of cylinder mounting styles, which is extremely handy for the machine designer. All too often, however, in their haste to finish th…

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    BSA certification a training benchmark

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    In a marketplace where “value added” can mean the difference between doing business or not, the Bearing Specialists Association’s (BSA) Certified Bearing Specialist (CBS) program has broken important …

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    EXHIBITS AND SEMINARS DRAWS CROWDS TO CMW 2000

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    More exhibits and more learning opportunities helped attract even more attendees to the 2000 Canadian Manufacturing Week event Sept. 26-28 at the International Centre in Mississauga. A total of 6,218 …

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    Innovations keep power costs at bay

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Efficient motor benefits from heat exchanger technologyRockwell Automation is able to combine Reliance Electric drip-proof force vent (DPFV) RPM AC and RPM III DC motors with heat exchangers for appli…

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    Electronic eye peeks inside machines to detect wear and tear

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Developed in southern England by KeyMed jointly with the Olympus Optical Company of Tokyo, the Olympus Series 6 endoscope produces high-resolution digital images of machinery or pipelines that can be …

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    Canadian Bearings holds open house in automotive country, plus other news and views about companies, staff, product lines and more

    November 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Hundreds of vehicles jammed the parking lot on a rain-saturated Thursday in early October for the open house and grand opening at Canadian Bearings’ Windsor, Ont., branch. The location had been the Jo…

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    Focus on Training: How ASD technology is driving training

    November 1, 2000 by Denise Deveau

    New control and automation technology raises the demand for advanced training to troubleshoot frequency-sensitive adjustable speed drive applications.The demand for strong technical and diagnostic ski…

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    EASA announces award

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has posthumously named James “Jim” Anderson as the 2000 recipient of the Exceptional Achievement and Service Award. This award is granted annually t…

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    MEMAC plans a year of growth

    September 1, 2000 by Bill Roebuck, Editor

    Members of the Machinery & Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (MEMAC) attending the group’s 45th annual general meeting in mid-June had the opportunity to enjoy the tranquil surroundings of…

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    Why education must be an ongoing endeavour

    September 1, 2000 by Bill Roebuck, Editor

    Any of you will remember the time when looking for your first job or a new job was tough. The economy wasn’t so rosy and well-paying jobs for people with technical skills were few and far between. Aft…

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    Many changes at Westbourne

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Montreal-based Westburne has announced the execution of an agreement for its acquisition by Rexel S.A. for $987 million. The transaction should be completed by the end of September 2000. Westburne, wh…

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    Canada needs clarity on entrepreneurial skills

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Canada’s standard of living and its values as a nation are at risk without a more entrepreneurial culture and a determination to create many more opportunities for Canadians to put their skills to wor…

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    When should you use fluid power motors?

    September 1, 2000 by Ted Grove

    The evolution of rotational power has favoured the electric motor and the fuel fed reciprocating engine, each for seperate reasons. These devices, however popular, have some shortcomings which limit t…

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    Much great data is free

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    ON THE WEB… A free service is available on the web at www.CompressorWise.com for help with compressed air systems. The site puts compressor operators in touch with information from mech

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    MBS founder sells company, plus other news and views about companies, staff, product lines and more

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Employees, friends and family held a farewell party on July 31, 2000, at the MBS Bearing Service Inc. head office in Lachine for Herbert Hough, who recently sold the company he founded in 1953 with a …

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    Focus on Linear Motion: Precision on the rise in linear motion devices

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Ball screws offer improved positioning accuracyFor positioning applications requiring a cost-effective ball screw with improved lead accuracy, Warner Electric now supplies screws meeting T9 and T7 ISO…