MRO Magazine

October 31, 2003  

Market growth for power and hand tools to be driven by consumers (October 31, 2003)

Cleveland, OH — The U.S. market for power and hand tools will reach $15.4 billion in 2007, according to a new stud…

October 30, 2003  

Mobile software function to help streamline plant and field maintenance

Arlington, Va. — Telispark, a provider of enterprise mobility applications (EMA), has entered into a reseller rela…

October 29, 2003  

Gates moves to new world headquarters

Denver, Colo. — Gates Corporation is moving its world headquarters facilities from South Broadway to downtown Denv…

October 28, 2003  

Commercial Solutions acquires Cando Oilfield Supplies

Edmonton, AB — Commercial Solutions Inc. completed the acquisition in September 2003 of Cando Oilfield Supplies &…

October 27, 2003  

Machinery and equipment prices continue decline

Ottawa, ON — The Machinery and Equipment Price Index compiled by Statistics Canada dropped 4.8% in the second quar…

October 24, 2003  

Rodless cylinder market up 65% in Canada

Toronto, ON — “When it comes to linear motion manufacturing, demand for rodless cylinder technology has increased…

October 23, 2003  

NTN Bearing Canada to move to new location in December

Mississauga, ON — NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada is relocating its Canadian corporate head office to a new facility a…

October 22, 2003  

Owens Corning Canada names its MRO Supplier of the Year

Candiac, Quebec — Earlier this year, sourcing and maintenance employees from Owens Cornings’ Canadian Maintenance…

October 21, 2003  

Blackout blackened results for Ontario manufacturers in August, gloom pervades most industries

Ottawa, ON — The lights dimmed on manufacturers in August, 2003, reports Statistics Canada in its latest monthly s…

October 20, 2003  

Pratt & Whitney Canada inspection and overhaul software being marketed

Longueuil, QC — Avexus Inc. of Orlando, Fla., a provider of software solutions for the management of aftermarket s…

October 17, 2003  

Demand for bearings to reach $35 billion worldwide by 2007

Cleveland, OH — Worldwide demand for bearings is projected to increase 5.7% per annum to over US$35 billion in 200…

October 16, 2003  

Economic outlook remains troubling, says Applied chairman

Cleveland, OH — Applied Industrial Technologies has said that its financial results for its fiscal 2004 first quar…

October 15, 2003  

Market penetration award for gear drives and motors segment goes to Nord Gear

Toronto, ON — The Frost & Sullivan Market Penetration Leadership Award is annually presented to the company that…

October 14, 2003  

Manufacturing jobs down by 77,000 to September

Ottawa, ON — Spurred by a large gain in full-time jobs, employment rose by an estimated 46,000 in September 2003,…

October 13, 2003  

Confidence level of Canadian PT distributors continues to rise

Chicago, Ill. – The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its August 2003 trend data for…

October 10, 2003  

Study reveals wages declining for immigrant men

Ottawa, ON — Despite a massive increase in their educational attainment, recent immigrant men employed on a full-y…

October 9, 2003  

SM-Cyclo Canada gets new brand affiliation with Sumitomo’s power transmission companies worldwide

Mississauga, ON — Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America and SM-Cyclo Canada launched their new "Sumitomo…

October 8, 2003  

Maintenance certification program to be discussed at Oct. 16 meeting

Whitby, ON — PEMAC, the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada, has planned a information session…

October 7, 2003  

PTDA adds new members in all categories

Chicago, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) added three new distributors to its members…

October 6, 2003  

Capital spending intentions up 2.2% in revised outlook

Ottawa, ON — Total capital spending in Canada on plant, equipment and housing should reach the $212 billion mark i…