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November 28, 2003  

Timken Industrial Group sales boosted by Torrington acquisition

Canton, OH — The Timken Company’s Industrial Group sales in the third quarter, reported Oct. 23, 2003, were $386.5…

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November 28, 2003  

Survey analyzes Canada’s electric power generating stations

Ottawa, ON — Data on electric power generating stations operating in Canada are now available for 2002 from Statis…

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November 27, 2003  

Training courses for industrial distribution being established in Canada and U.S.

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Educational & Scholastic Foundation is celebr…

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November 27, 2003  

King of the Drill: Fastest screw driller in Canada is from Calgary (November 27, 2003)

Calgary, AB — Kevin Brunette, a 33-year-old tradesman from Calgary, was crowned Canadian King of the Drill in Toro…

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November 26, 2003  

2003 Sergio Guy Memorial Award presented

Toronto, ON — The annual Sergio Guy Memorial Award, presented by the Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association o…

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November 26, 2003  

SKF’s fifth venture in China starts making deep groove ball bearings

Gteborg, Sweden — SKF, the world’s largest bearing company, formally opened its latest factory in Shanghai, China…

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November 25, 2003  

Court ruling ends battle between Eaton and Parker in hydraulic connector business

Cleveland, OH — The U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Del., has granted a permanent injunction against Parker Han…

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November 24, 2003  

Goodyear to discontinue its Bowmanville conveyor belt operation

Bowmanville, ON (Revised 11/26/03)– Goodyear will discontinue most operations at its conveyor belt plant in Bowman…

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November 24, 2003  

Most trade wholesalers regained lost ground in September

Ottawa, ON — In September 2003, wholesalers in Canada sold goods and services worth $36.6 billion, an increase of…

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November 21, 2003  

Petro-Canada signs Canadian Bearings to distribute lubricants in Greater Toronto Area

Mississauga, ON — Petro-Canada of Calgary, Alta., has reached an agreement with industrial distributor Canadian Be…

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November 20, 2003  

Exports forecast to rise 4% in 2004 (November 20, 2003)

Ottawa, ON — Export Development Canada (EDC) forecasts an increase of 4% in exports in 2004, ending a three-year s…

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November 19, 2003  

Canadian manufacturers see better results in September

Ottawa, ON — Higher shipments, rising orders, and the fifth successive decline in inventories were the highlights…

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November 18, 2003  

Yves Landry Foundation presents Awards of Excellence to honour skills training initiatives

Toronto, ON — The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association’s Moulding Youth For Industry Program was recognized as…

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November 17, 2003  

Power transmission product sales gained in Canada during September

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its September 2003 trend data fo…

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November 14, 2003  

Overhead cranes drive GM V6-engine plant

Material flow plays a vital role in the assembly

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November 14, 2003  

Compressed air technology boosts plant equipment

The quality and consistency of compressed air delivered to

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November 14, 2003  

Upbeat mood of exhibitors noted at CMTS 2003 (November 14, 2003)

Toronto, ON — The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), held Oct. 20-23, 2003, at the National Trade Cent…

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November 13, 2003  

Ringball expands on its 50th anniversary

Mississauga, ON — Ringball Corp. of Mississauga, Ont., is marking its fiftieth anniversary this year by expanding…

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November 12, 2003  

General Motors willing to spend $20 billion with Canadian suppliers

Hamilton, ON — Over 400 Canadian supplier executives attending the tenth GM Canadian Supplier Council seminar in H…

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November 12, 2003  

SKF to close French bearing plant

Gteborg, Sweden — SKF France today announced its intention to close its bearing factory in Thomery, France. Locat…