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    Real gross domestic product edged down in April

    June 30, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Ottawa – Real gross domestic product edged down 0.1% in April 2015, the fourth consecutive monthly decline. A decrease in the output of goods-producing industries outweighed an increase in service industries. Goods production fell 0.8% in April, down for a

  • Major distributor announces executive team change

    June 30, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Chicago, IL – Industrial distributor W.W. Grainger Inc. has announced a change in its leadership structure to help it create greater growth and ensure a tighter coordination between operating functions, business units and business models. DG Macpherson assumes the newly

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    $50,000 fine goes to employer of worker injured by fastening gun

    June 30, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Toronto – 1860317 Ontario Ltd., operating as Agrivac Ventilation & Fabrication, has been fined $50,000 after a worker was injured by a fastening gun. A worker employed by the company was performing sheet metal work at a project located at

  • Belt manufacturing plant gets award for second straight year

    June 30, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Troy, MI – Dayco, an engine products and drive systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket industries, has received the Best Plant Award from the PSA Group, the French manufacturer of automobiles sold and marketed under the Peugeot, Citroën

  • Researchers address critical bearing issue for wind turbine operators

    June 30, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    North Canton, OH – Research conducted by The Timken Company, a global maker of bearings, to address a critical issue for wind turbine operators, has received the 2015 Wilbur Deutsch Memorial Award from the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers

  • Bearing firm adds to sales staff in Quebec

    June 30, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Mississauga, ON – To realize sales growth and new opportunities for its expanded range of bearing, seal and power transmission products, Timken Canada has hired Saad Nemmaoui, a recent mechanical engineering graduate from the École Polytechnique, as a bilingual sales

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    Vancouver proves ideal for networking at PTDA Canadian Conference

    June 19, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Vancouver, BC – Canadian power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) distributors and manufacturers gathered June 3-5, 2015, at the Four Seasons Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, for PTDA’s 14th Canadian Conference. Networking and face-to-face meetings between channel partners and peers proved to be the

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    Aftermarket supplier to expand distribution centre

    June 19, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Troy, MI – Dayco, a global engine products and systems supplier for the automotive, industrial and aftermarket end-markets, will expand its customer service capabilities, implement new supply chain systems and consolidate its United States distribution locations into one, larger distribution

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    Schaeffler receives the World Excellence Award from Ford Motor

    June 19, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Herzogenaurach, Germany – As part of its Top Supplier Meeting on May 21, 2015, in Detroit, MI, Ford Motor Co. presented its World Excellence Awards for the 17th time. For its environmentally friendly innovations in the field of fuel economy,

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    Rexnord names new non-executive chairman

    June 19, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Milwaukee – Rexnord Corporation has announced that non-executive chairman George M. Sherman has decided to retire following the company’s annual meeting of stockholders in July 2015. The board of directors has elected Paul W. Jones as non-executive chairman effective upon