MRO Magazine

March 29, 2002  

Ontario apprenticeship program to benefit from $3.7 million infusion

Toronto, ON — Mar. 29, 2002 — The Ontario government is investing $3.7 million to help people develop their skill…

March 28, 2002  

Website tells youth about $100,000/year jobs for skilled workers

Toronto, ON –Mar. 28, 2002 — The Ontario government has launched a website to encourage young people to train in…

March 27, 2002  

Metalforming industry show attracts 9,000

Chicago, IL — Mar. 27, 2002 — Metalform ’02, sponsored by the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA), concluded…

March 26, 2002  

Study shows industrial distributors need more skilled workers

Philadelphia, PA — Mar. 26, 2002 — There is a growing need for highly skilled workers in technology, marketing,…

March 25, 2002  

Revamped events calendar features current listings of industry activities

Toronto, ON — Mar. 25, 2002 — MRO-ESOURCE.COM has revamped and upgraded its on-line Industry Events column. The r…

March 22, 2002  

Contest for compressor maintenance tips offers free book

Mar. 22, 2002 — Do you have an idea or tip that has saved your company money, solved a compressor maintenance pro…

March 21, 2002  

MRO contract awarded for Atlantic airline fleet

Montreal, QC — Mar. 21, 2002 — Air Canada has secured a five-year, US$60-million agreement for the comprehensive…

March 20, 2002  

ABB sells 100,000th robot (March 20, 2002)

Zurich, Switzerland — Mar. 20, 2002 — ABB sold its 100,000th robot last week, becoming the first company in the w…

March 19, 2002  

Power transmission sales back on upswing

Chicago, Ill. — Mar. 19, 2002 — The January trend data for distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/m…

March 19, 2002  

Timken predicts improved performance

Canton, OH — Mar. 19, 2002 — The Timken Company expects to report improved financial performance above consensus…

March 18, 2002  

Networking and education part of new power transmission industry conference in Canada

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON — Mar. 18, 2002 — A new networking and educational conference specifically for the Canadi…

March 15, 2002  

SKF sells premises in Germany

Gteborg, Sweden — March 15, 2002 — SKF has sold its premises in Stuttgart, Germany, which used to be the site fo…

March 14, 2002  

Timken to acquire equipment repair facility

Canton, OH — March 14, 2002 — The Timken Company plans to purchase an industrial equipment repair facility that s…

March 13, 2002  

Conference examines benefits of Ontario’s electricity deregulation

Toronto, ON — March 13, 2002 — Numerous leading energy experts from across North America provided compelling arg…

March 12, 2002  

Ballard signs deal with Ford for low-emission, commercial engine generators

Vancouver, BC — March 12, 2002 — Ballard Power Systems’ electric drives and power conversion division has signed…

March 11, 2002  

Quebec firm merges three divisions under Robco corporate name

LaSalle, QC — March 11, 2002 — The Albion, Ontario Rubber and Anchor Packing divisions of Robco will be merged in…

March 8, 2002  

Federal innovation strategy an excellent start: CME

Ottawa, ON — March 8, 2002 — The release of federal white papers last month on innovation, skills and learning is…

March 7, 2002  

Economic uncertainty fuels used equipment auction market

Vancouver, BC — Mar. 7, 2002 — Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. had its largest gross auction sales ever in the yea…

March 6, 2002  

EASA endorses premium efficiency electric motor program

Rosslyn, Va., Mar. 6, 2002 — The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) has endorsed the NEMA Premium Eff…

March 5, 2002  

Detailed outlook shows pessimism lifting in power transmission industry: PTDA survey

Chicago, Ill. — March 5, 2002 –The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Member Forecast Survey repo…