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Research shows low awareness of industrial distribution among millennials

Chicago, IL - New market research commissioned by the Industrial Careers Pathway (ICP) initiative provides benchmarks relating to the attitudes of millennials toward careers in industrial distribution. As the millennial generation expands their...
Oct 20, 2014 7:07PM

UPS says some shipping rates will increase by 4.9% in 2015

Atlanta, GA - UPS says it is raising rates for a number of its shipping services by an average of 4.9% for 2015.
Oct 20, 2014 6:55PM

US manufacturing output increases slightly in September

Washington - US manufacturing output rose in September 2014, led by gains for aerospace products, furniture, clothing and plastics.
Oct 20, 2014 6:54PM

New service introduced for on-site testing and analysis of pump systems

Mississauga, ON – KSB Pumps Inc. is offering pump system operators in Canada a new on-site performance monitoring and analysis service. System Efficiency Services (SES) combines on-site data collection with KSB’s expertise in pump...
Oct 20, 2014 11:45AM

Wholesale sales of machinery, equipment and supplies hit record high in August

Ottawa - Wholesale sales edged up 0.2% to $53.1 billion in August 2014, according to the latest survey of wholesale trade from Statistics Canada. Gains in three subsectors, in particular the machinery, equipment and supplies subsector, more...
Oct 20, 2014 11:45AM

Distribution centre wins National Earth Award

Burlington, ON – Wolseley Canada’s national Distribution Centre in Milton, ON, has won the 2014 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Canada National Earth Award in the Light Industrial Building category.
Oct 17, 2014 2:33PM

Saw supplier establishes warehouse and warranty repair center in Canada

Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Exact Pipe Tools Inc. has set up a warranty repair and distribution centre in Canada to serve its growing number of Canadian distributors. Exact Pipe Tools is a US wholly owned subsidiary of Finland-based Exact Tools...
Oct 13, 2014 6:50PM

Eight new members join PTDA

Chicago, IL - The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), an association for the industrial power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distribution channel, recently welcomed eight new member companies.
Oct 10, 2014 4:22PM

BC plant workers injured in explosion during maintenance shutdown of machine

Burns Lake, BC - Three mill workers were injured Oct. 9, 2014, in a fire and explosion at a northern British Columbia wood pellet plant, which was the site of a less serious explosion two years ago and was recently fined for...
Oct 10, 2014 12:15PM

Employment up 74,000 in September, with largest increases in Ontario and Alberta

Ottawa - Employment increased by 74,000 in September 2014, nearly all in full-time work, Statistics Canada reports in its latest Labour Force Survey. This pushed the unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points to 6.8%, the lowest since...
Oct 10, 2014 10:45AM

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