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December 31, 2001  

Happy New Year

To every one of our readers, Happy New Year from the staff of mro-esource.com and Machinery & Equipment MRO magazin…

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December 31, 2001  

E-learning curricula for manufacturers unveiled by SME

Dearborn, MI. — Dec. 31, 2001 — The Society of Manufacturing Engineers has introduced new training and education…

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December 28, 2001  

Domtar operations in Quebec now certified ISO 14001

Montreal, QC — Dec. 28, 2001 — Domtar Inc.has obtained ISO 14001 certification for its forest management practice…

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December 27, 2001  

New maintenance training system for Canadian Forces aircraft to use realistic virtual panels

Brampton, ON — Dec. 27, 2001 — A three-year, $32-million contract has been awarded by the Canadian Forces and the…

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December 26, 2001  

GM to offer the only full-size pickup suitable for rough terrain that can run on ethanol

Oshawa, ON — Dec. 26, 2001 — The Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra are the industry’s first full-size pickup tru…

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December 26, 2001  

Chemical industry spending on maintenance and machinery to decline in 2002

Houston, TX — Dec. 26, 2001 — Capital and maintenance spending for the U.S. chemical industry will decline by ove…

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December 24, 2001  

Spar to handle maintenance overhauls for Hercules aircraft in U.S.

Edmonton, AB — Dec. 24, 2001 — Spar Aerospace Limited of Toronto has been selected to perform progressive structu…

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December 21, 2001  

Ready for new technologies, Quebec tire plant gets infusion of cash

Joliette, QC — Dec. 21, 2001- Bridgestone/Firestone Canada is injecting $36 million in its Joliette facility to ac…

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December 21, 2001  

Steel pipe production holding up

Ottawa, ON — Dec. 21, 2001 — Steel pipe and tubing production for October 2001 totalled 241,334 metric tonnes, an…

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December 20, 2001  

Bearing research lab is the first to have new ISO standard

Gteborg, Sweden — Dec. 20, 2001 — The SKF Engineering & Research Centre in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, has been…

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December 20, 2001  

Power transmission sales down significantly from a year ago

Chicago, Ill. – Dec. 20, 2001 — October 2001 sales of power transmission products were down significantly from a y…

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December 19, 2001  

Firm chooses Ottawa for its first maintenance centre in Canada so it can be close to pulp and paper customers

Ottawa, ON — Dec. 19, 2001 — A new regional maintenance centre is to be set up in Ottawa by Environmental Element…

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December 19, 2001  

Pants and pliers: One-stop shopping may be in the works

Toronto, ON — Dec. 19, 2001 — Can you imagine the next time you need a tool for a maintenance job that you could…

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December 19, 2001  

SKF forms new division, reorganizes Seals group

Gteborg, Sweden — Dec. 19, 2001 — A new division, the Aero and Steel Division, will be formed in the SKF Group a…

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December 19, 2001  

Golden Wrench awards go to 22 aircraft mechanics

Fort Worth, TX — Dec. 19, 2001 — American Airlines has awarded the best among its mechanics with the company’s hi…

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December 18, 2001  

Manufacturer’s October shipments down 11% from a year ago

Ottawa, ON — Dec. 18, 2001 — Manufacturers across Canada are feeling the pinch of reduced sales. According to Sta…

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December 18, 2001  

Survey predicts five key trends in the industrial supply chain for 2002

Philadelphia, PA — Dec. 18, 2001 — A list of five key trends to watch in the supply chain during 2002 has been is…

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December 17, 2001  

Parker Hannifin continues on acquisition trail with buyout of hose producers Dayco and ITR

Cleveland, OH — Dec. 17, 2001 — Parker Hannifin Corporation, following its October acquisition of U.S.-based Dayc…

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December 17, 2001  

Meter maker seeks oldest DMM in Canada in contest

Mississauga, ON — Dec. 17, 2001 — Fluke Electronics Canada, a supplier of electronic test tools, is holding a con…

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December 14, 2001  

Maintenance Software: Using CMMS for improved materials management

For decades, many capital-intensive companies have instituted a plant