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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

  • Distributor opens giant warehouse north of Toronto

    June 19, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Toronto, ON – Acklands-Grainger Inc., a distributor of industrial, safety and fastener products, hosted a grand opening on June 11, 2015, to celebrate its new Toronto distribution centre, located in the town of Caledon, ON. The state-of-the-art 535,000 sq-ft facility

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    MRO Magazine wins two separate awards in one day

    June 15, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Toronto – Machinery & Equipment MRO was honoured to win a Gold award on June 2, 2015, at the annual Kenneth R. Wilson Awards gala, recognizing editorial excellence in business and professional magazines. Long-time contributor Carroll McCormick of Montreal won

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    October conference to focus on reinventing maintenance

    June 15, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Mississauga, ON – The 12th Reinventing Maintenance conference, taking place in Mississauga, ON, Oct. 20-22, 2015, will bring together senior maintenance and engineering professionals from major Canadian companies. One aim of the conference program is to help prove to senior

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    World demand for food processing machinery to reach $73 billion in 2019

    June 15, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Cleveland, OH – Global demand for food processing machinery is projected to advance 7.6% per annum to $73 billion in 2019. Growth will be driven by industrializing nations, where strong consumer demand for processed foods is emerging. These and other

  • Surface treatment firm wins two awards in Montreal

    June 15, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Montreal, QC – Walter Surface Technologies, a supplier of surface treatment technologies, has received the award for High Technology and Innovation, as well as the grand prize, Business of the Year Award, from the West Island of Montreal Chamber of

  • Manufacturing sales fell in every province except Manitoba in April

    June 15, 2015 by Bill Roebuck

    Ottawa – Manufacturing sales fell 2.1% to $49.8 billion in April 2015, the third decline in four months. Sales were 7.3% lower than their post-recession peak of $53.7 billion in July 2014. The decline in April reflected lower sales of