MRO Magazine

November 29, 2002  

Tenaquip names new VP

Mississauga, ON — Nov. 29, 2002 — Tenaquip Limited, a distributor of industrial equipment and supplies, has appoi…

November 28, 2002  

Diamond Chain searches for new manufacturing site

Indianapolis, IN — Nov. 28, 2002 — Diamond Chain Company, a manufacturer of power transmission roller chain, is i…

November 27, 2002  

French government fines four bearing manufacturers for price fixing in mid-90s

Paris, France — Nov. 27, 2002 — France’s Competition Council has fined four bearing manufacturers a total of $18.

November 26, 2002  

Hamilton steelmaker recognized for commitment to health, safety and well-being

Hamilton, ON — Nov. 26, 2002 — Dofasco Inc. has received a 2002 Healthy Workplace Award from the National Quality…

November 25, 2002  

Timken in process of acquiring Torrington

Canton, OH — Nov. 25, 2002 — The Timken Company, a producer of bearings and alloy steel, reached an agreement las…

November 22, 2002  

New edition of SKF magazine covers applied industrial research

Scarborough, ON — Nov. 22, 2002 — The most recent issue of SKF’s “Evolution Magazine” is now available for distri…

November 21, 2002  

Education key to EASA’s Ontario chapter annual meeting in January

Toronto, ON — Nov. 21, 2002 — A technical course and a seminar will be key components of the next annual general…

November 20, 2002  

$150 million MRO contract signed with Albian Sands Energy

Vancouver, BC — Nov. 20, 2002 — Finning International’s Canadian operation has secured an equipment maintenance a…

November 19, 2002  

Firm aims to lower MRO costs for big companies

Pittsburgh, PA — Nov. 19, 2002 –MRO Direct Inc. has opened its Terminal Way corporate headquarters, and establish…

November 18, 2002  

MRO Software’s latest results mixed

Bedford, MA — Nov. 18, 2002 — MRO Software Inc. produced revenues of $46.1 million for the company’s fourth quart…

November 15, 2002  

Automakers to adopt technology standards for procurement

Detroit, MI — Nov. 15, 2002 — In a move that is aimed to reduce confusion and complexity for automotive parts man…

November 14, 2002  

Wesco’s focus on operational capabilities to continue

Pittsburgh, PA — Nov. 14, 2002 — Wesco International Inc. a provider of electrical MRO products, construction mat…

November 13, 2002  

Air Canada Technical Services gets big MRO contracts for Skyservice Airline

Montreal, QC — Nov. 13, 2002 — Air Canada Technical Services, a division of Air Canada, has secured two agreement…

November 12, 2002  

Dofasco to invest $700 million at Hamilton Finishing Division to reduce costs and improve operations

Hamilton, ON — Nov. 12, 2002 — Dofasco Inc. is initiating a program to position the Finishing Division of its c…

November 11, 2002  

Fall PT sales began rise after summer doldrums

Chicago, IL — Nov. 11, 2002 — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its September t…

November 8, 2002  

Flexible manufacturing at Windsor engine plant is first in global rollout of new manufacturing techniques at Ford Canada

Windsor, ON — Nov. 8, 2002 – Ford of Canada’s largest engine plants soon will begin full-scale production of a ne…

November 7, 2002  

New software program supports lean maintenance practices

Waterloo, ON — Nov. 7, 2002 — Avexus Inc. of San Diego, Calif., a provider of software for the management and pe…

November 6, 2002  

Study finds 40% of manufacturing maintenance activities are reactive (November 06, 2002)

Milwaukee, WI — Nov. 6, 2002 — Limited personnel and budget are the most common barriers keeping maintenance and…

November 5, 2002  

Gearbox keeps sculpture hammering away for over a decade

Seatlle, WA — Nov. 5, 2002 — A huge, 48-ft high “Hammering Man” hollow-fabricated steel sculpture in front of the…

November 4, 2002  

Maintenance improvement program now available in Canada

Cambridge, ON — Nov. 4, 2002 — A maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) services program is being made availabl…