MRO Magazine

September 30, 2004  

Manufacturing sector helped boost GDP in July

Ottawa, ON — The economy edged up 0.1% in July 2004 after posting a solid 0.4% gain in June, reports Statistics Ca…

September 29, 2004  

Western Form Coil gets new owner

Edmonton, AB — Western Form Coils Ltd. of Edmonton, Alta., has a new owner and a slightly new name. The company is…

September 27, 2004  

NTN to hold roller bearing application and maintenance seminar in November

Mississauga, ON — The fall 2004 session of NTN Canada’s Roller Bearing Application and Maintenance Seminar has bee…

September 24, 2004  

Plant maintenance program boosts production, cuts costs, for Ontario aluminum fabricator

Brampton, ON — Toronto-based Ainsworth Inc.’s Total Plant Maintenance (TPM) program, an outsourced maintenance man…

September 23, 2004  

Test instrument website is enhanced with new on-line features

Mississauga, ON — Fluke Electronics Canada has launched several on-line tools on its website at…

September 22, 2004  

Survival strategies for manufacturers is keynote topic for CMW conference Tuesday

Mississauga, ON — Canadian Manufacturing Week, set for Toronto’s International Centre Sept. 28-30, 2004, will feat…

September 21, 2004  

Regal-Beloit to acquire AC motor business from GE

Beloit, WI — Regal-Beloit Corporation and the General Electric Company have signed a definitive agreement for Rega…

September 20, 2004  

Time short to register for Toronto maintenance management conference

Toronto, ON — There are only a few days left to register for the upcoming Creating A 21st Century Maintenance Orga…

September 17, 2004  

New directory lists power transmission and motion control suppliers

Chicago, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association has recently released its 2004-2005 Membership Dir…

September 16, 2004  

SKF and Motion Industries sponsor webcast on reducing MRO costs

Birmingham, AL — Industrial distributor Motion Industries and bearing supplier SKF Group recently co-sponsored a w…

September 15, 2004  

North American motion control market rebounds

Dedham, Mass. — The North American general motion control (GMC) market shrunk significantly during 2001 and 2002 d…

September 14, 2004  

$27-million contract awarded to automate oil sands project

Long Lake, AB — Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, has won a $27-million contract to serve as gene…

September 13, 2004  

Power quality training seminars that advocate troubleshooting start Oct. 4

Mississauga, ON — Electronic test tool manufacturer Fluke Electronics Canada has announced it will hold a series o…

September 10, 2004  

Timken to sell Canadian and U.S. arms of Kilian Bearings

Canton, OH — The Timken Company plans to sell Kilian Manufacturing Corp. of Syracuse, N.Y, and its affiliate, Kili…

September 10, 2004  

Canadian machinery and equipment prices rose in 2nd quarter

Ottawa, ON — The Machinery and Equipment Price Index was 131.5 (1986=100) in the second quarter of 2004, up 2.2%…

September 9, 2004  

EFC to hold 2005 Economic Forecast Day Sept. 15

Mississauga, ON — Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) will hold its 2005 Economic Forecast Day on Weds., Sept. 15, 200…

September 9, 2004  

Economic growth hot at 4.3% per year while industrial production up 1.5% in second quarter alone

Ottawa, ON — Statistics Canada reported Aug. 31, 2004, that Canada’s real gross domestic product (GDP) was up a so…

September 8, 2004  

Report analyzes China’s role in shaping new global steel markets

Waltham, MA — China’s steel consumption is up 110% over a six-year period and is rising, according to a new study…

September 7, 2004  

KLM chooses Canadian maintenance software for MRO projects

Ottawa, ON — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is now using Mxi Technologies’ Maintenix software product to enhance its eng…

September 3, 2004  

Oetiker takes a win at Honda competition in Ontario

Huntsville, ON — Clamp and coupling manufacturer Oetiker Ltd. of Alliston, Ont., received first place honours at a…