MRO Magazine

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June 30, 2004  

Bridgestone Firestone plant in Quebec turns out 100 millionth tire

Joliette, QC — Bridgestone Firestone’s only production plant in Canada, located in Joliette, Que., has reached an…

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June 29, 2004  

PTDA Foundation announces new partners for training initiative

Chicago, IL — Five new partners have joined the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) in its model cu…

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June 28, 2004  

IDI launches new Seal of Approval program

Mississauga, ON — Members of IDI Independent Distributors Inc. now have a new way of recognizing preferred vendors…

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June 25, 2004  

Tent Event attracts hundreds to distributor’s Mississauga location

Mississauga, ON — Tenaquip Industrial Equipment & Supplies of Montreal held a Tent Event at its Mississauga, Ont.,…

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June 24, 2004  

PTDA to organize IFPE 2005 Pavilion

Las Vegas, NV — IFPE 2005 has reached an agreement with the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) tha…

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June 23, 2004  

Electro-Federation Canada announces EEMAC staffing changes

Mississauga, ON — John Cowen has joined the Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC) as vi…

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June 22, 2004  

Timken gives Eiffel Tower visitors a lift

Colmar, France — After helping transport more than 160 million passengers in an Eiffel Tower elevator, 40-year-old…

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June 21, 2004  

Solid hiring climate to continue into third quarter, says study

Toronto, ON — The staffing picture remains strong for job seekers for the third quarter of 2004 as Canadian employ…

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June 18, 2004  

Trade with China has significant impact on Canada

Ottawa, ON — China’s red-hot economy, now the second largest in the world after the United States, has had a signi…

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June 17, 2004  

IFPE 2005 technical conference issues call for papers for power transmission exposition

Las Vegas, NV — A call for papers has been issued for the IFPE 2005 Technical Conference, seeking paper abstracts…

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June 17, 2004  

US Bearings and Drives acquires Bearings & Drives Inc.

Vancouver, WA — US Bearings and Drives, the Vancouver, Wash.-based division of The BC Bearing Group of Burnaby, B.

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June 16, 2004  

Rising shipments revealed in April Survey of Manufacturing

Ottawa, ON — Canadian manufacturing continued to pick up steam in April 2004, reports Statistics Canada in its lat…

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June 15, 2004  

Canadian engineers well paid and satisfied with work

Ottawa, ON — Canada’s professional engineers have a high-level of job satisfaction, have an average annual income…

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June 14, 2004  

U.S. air force MRO operations to benefit from automotive lean practices

Troy, MI — Harbour Consulting (formerly Harbour and Associates), a consultant in lean practices for manufacturing…

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June 11, 2004  

Ontario man fined for illegally providing professional engineering services

Toronto, ON — Tony Blackett, a resident of the town of Odessa, Ont., was fined $6,250, including a victim impact s…

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June 10, 2004  

Grove Gear expands manufacturing facility

Union Grove, WI — Grove Gear, a division of Regal-Beloit Corp. that produces speed reducers and gearmotors, has ex…

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June 9, 2004  

Brownfield redevelopment included in land-use planning reforms

Toronto, ON — The Hon. John Gerretsen, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, has announced reforms to the Ont…

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June 9, 2004  

3D models for screw jacks now downloadable

Grimsby, ON — Trans-Quip Inc. reports that Joyce/Dayton has launched new downloadable SolidWorks 3D models to supp…

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June 8, 2004  

Hilltop Challenge brings fluid power technology to life

Toronto, ON — A teachers’ tour of a local manufacturing plant and more emphasis on documenting the design process…

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June 8, 2004  

CTMA to hold seminar on Bill C-45 on June 16 in Windsor, Ont.

Cambridge, ON — The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA) has planned a seminar on Bill C-45 – Concernin…