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Consumer confidence in Canada drops for third consecutive month in July

Ottawa - Although the Index of Consumer Confidence remains above where it was at this time last year, the recent trend in the national index has been negative. With a 1 point drop to 85.9 in July 2014, The Conference Board of Canada's Index of...
Jul 29, 2014 9:24AM


Fabtech Canada visitors saw more than 150 new products

Toronto – The results from the recent Fabtech Canada trade show, which took place March 18-20, 2014, at the Toronto Congress Centre, have been revealed. The event was hosted by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the Fabricators...
Jul 29, 2014 9:12AM


Co-op diploma apprenticeship program to provide new technicians for industry

Oakville, ON – Sheridan College is offering a three-year Co-op Diploma Apprenticeship program in Mechanical Technician-Tool Making to make it easier, cheaper and faster for individuals to pursue in-school and on-the-job training in a...
Jul 28, 2014 5:23PM


Motor awarded energy efficiency prize in Germany

Frankenthal, Germany – The German DENEFF corporate initiative has awarded KSB Aktiengesellschaft with a jury prize. The body of experts paid tribute to the Frankenthal-based pump manufacturer for developing the supreme synchronous...
Jul 28, 2014 4:30PM


Major national distributor acquires smaller 12-branch firm in Ontario

Toronto – Acklands-Grainger of Richmond Hill, ON, a distributor of industrial, safety and fastener products, plans to acquire WFS Enterprises Inc., a distributor of tools and supplies to industrial markets in southern Ontario and the US.
Jul 25, 2014 11:11AM


Bearing manufacturer continues to demonstrate environmental leadership

Ann Arbor, MI - NSK Americas (NSK) has released its 2013 sustainability achievements, demonstrating the company's ongoing commitment to environmental protection. The year's accomplishments show that NSK saved:
Jul 23, 2014 9:23AM


Wholesale sales rose over 2% in May, with Ontario seeing the biggest gain

Ottawa - Wholesale sales rose 2.2% to $52.6 billion in May 2014, a second consecutive increase, Statistics Canada reports. While higher sales were recorded in four subsectors, which together represent 72% of wholesale sales, the motor vehicle...
Jul 22, 2014 11:17AM


Caster manufacturer makes $1 million investment in new facility

Brampton, ON – Caster manufacturer Algood Caster Innovations is marking its 45th anniversary with some big changes. On July 7, it moved into a new 60,000 square foot facility in Brampton, ON.
Jul 22, 2014 11:00AM


Conveyor belting firm expands to Quebec

Montreal, QC - Belterra Corporation of Delta, BC, Canada’s largest conveyor solutions company, has opened its first Quebec location. The new facility, located in Montreal, is responsible for the sales and marketing of the...
Jul 22, 2014 10:52AM


Industrial distributor launches vending solutions website

Birmingham, AL – Motion Industries, a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) replacement parts, has launched a new knowledge website: www.mivendingsolutions.com. Through video, vending unit descriptions,...
Jul 22, 2014 10:42AM


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