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Distributor reflects on 30 years of growth

North York, ON - 30 years ago, on April 2, 1984, PTM Industries was incorporated. A vision of Don Knowles and Gary Cotton, PTM sought to fill a void in the Canadian industrial PT marketplace by offering international manufacturers a...
Sep 22, 2014 4:48PM


Suncor Energy begins planned maintenance at Montreal refinery

Montreal, QC – Suncor Energy reports it has begun planned maintenance at its Montreal refinery. The work is expected to support safe, reliable operation of the refinery, Suncor says.
Sep 22, 2014 4:43PM


Fixturlaser gets new owner and new name

Lyon, France - In June 2014, the ACOEM Group, France, acquired Elos Fixturlaser AB, a developer and manufacturer of laser-based alignment systems.
Sep 22, 2014 2:37PM


SMRP Ontario Chapter to hold annual meeting and elections October 7

Burlington, ON – The Ontario Chapter of the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) will hold its annual general meeting and elections on October 7, 2014, from 4:30-7 p.m. at the offices of Bentley Systems, 5046...
Sep 22, 2014 11:09AM


Maker of aerial work platforms expands North American sales network

Guelph, ON - Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack Division appointed four new regional vice-presidents to help oversee its newly expanded North American sales network. The previous three-region organization will be replaced by four regions and...
Sep 22, 2014 10:47AM


New study reviews Canada's manufacturing industries in 2013

Ottawa – A new study from Statistics Canada, Manufacturing: The year 2013 in review, reports that Canadian manufacturing sales increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row. Sales edged up 0.3% and have almost fully recovered from the...
Sep 22, 2014 10:30AM


Bearing and power transmission shop launches new website

Tilsonburg, ON - J/E Bearing and Machine Ltd. has launched a new website. J/E is a machining company located in southwestern Ontario that serves customers with CNC production, general machining, repair, and bearing and power transmission...
Sep 22, 2014 10:16AM


Global growth continuing at a moderate pace, OECD says

Paris, France - A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to...
Sep 19, 2014 12:07PM


After three months of gains, wholesale sales of machinery and equipment stall

Ottawa - Following three consecutive monthly gains, wholesale sales decreased 0.3% to $52.9 billion in July 2014, Statistics Canada reports. Declines in five subsectors, which together represented 81% of wholesale sales, more than offset an...
Sep 19, 2014 11:43AM


Dangers of offshoring exposed in new book

To empower companies to bring operations back to the United States, Dave Lippert, the president of Hamilton Caster, and industry veteran Tim Hutzel, spent the past three years co-authoring a book that exposes the dangers and hidden costs of...
Sep 19, 2014 11:21AM


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