MRO Magazine

July 30, 2004  

Manufacturer’s outlook continues to brighten despite impediments

Ottawa, ON — The outlook of manufacturers in the month of July for the third quarter of 2004 was more upbeat than…

July 30, 2004  

Primer on bearing isolators published

Rock Island, IL — David C. Orlowski, inventor of the bearing isolator (patent # 4,022,479), and founder and past p…

July 29, 2004  

Iris makes management appointments

Mississauga, ON — Iris Power Engineering has appointed Doug Backman as General Manager of Sales. Prior to joining…

July 28, 2004  

Ontario attempts to reduce workplace injuries by 20%

Toronto, ON — The Ontario Ministry of Labour plans to hire as many as 200 new health and safety inspectors over th…

July 27, 2004  

China offers robust growth opportunities for high power AC drives

Dedham, MA — Large investments in infrastructure and manufacturing during the past few years in China have created…

July 26, 2004  

Emerson Global Users Exchange issues Call for Papers

Grapevine, TX — The Emerson Global Users Exchange is a non-profit organization chartered to provide a forum for th…

July 23, 2004  

BDI Canada’s Juan Cotrina becomes Certified Bearing Specialist

Glen Ellyn, IL — The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) announced that another employee of BDI Canada Inc. of M…

July 22, 2004  

Tsubaki relaunches its website

Toronto, ON — Tsubaki of Canada Limited has relaunched its website, The updated site provides a wi…

July 21, 2004  

EFC makes additional board appointments

Mississauga, ON — Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) has appointed John Hanna, CEO, Rexel Canada Electrical Inc., Mis…

July 20, 2004  

PTDA names Motion’s Ralph Buntyn a honorary life member

Birmingham, AL — Ralph Buntyn of Motion Industries was recently given the distinction of Honorary Life Member of t…

July 19, 2004  

Electrical industry marketing conference to map out growth

Chicago, IL — Stimulating sales and marketing efforts to accelerate growth will be the focus of the 2004 North Ame…

July 16, 2004  

Jean E. Bouchard: 1933-2004 (July 16, 2004)

Montreal, QC — The staff of General Bearing Service Inc. of Ottawa have joined the Bouchard family in mourning the…

July 16, 2004  

PT industry sees good sales increases for first five months of year

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released the May 2004 trend data for dist…

July 15, 2004  

Timken expands bearing services with acquisition

Canton, OH — As part of an ongoing strategy to offer a broader and enhanced range of friction management products…

July 14, 2004  

EEMAC gets new chairman (July 14, 2004)

Mississauga, ON — The Electrical Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada (EEMAC), a division of Electro-Fede…

July 13, 2004  

Big roller bearings get job on world’s largest mining truck

Canton, Ohio — The wheel bearings on the world’s largest mining truck, the new Liebherr T282 B, will be supplied b…

July 12, 2004  

Employment across Canada edged up in June

Ottawa, ON — Employment edged up by an estimated 25,000 in June 2004, the third consecutive monthly increase, Stat…

July 9, 2004  

Canada’s Economic activity advances slightly in April

Ottawa, ON — Economic activity advanced slightly in Canada in April 2004 as the gross domestic product (GDP) rose…

July 8, 2004  

IDI sets up new training centre for members

Mississauga, ON — The launch of a series of seminars focusing on cost-saving management programs is just the start…

July 7, 2004  

Power transmission executives selected to lead IFPE 2005

Las Vegas, NV — The IFPE 2005 International Exposition for Power Transmission has named the Management Committee o…