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January 31, 2005  

BSA annual convention comes to Vancouver

Vancouver, BC — The Bearings Specialists Association (BSA), based in Glen Ellyn, Ill., will return to Canada this…

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January 31, 2005  

Lower manufacturing production and employment predicted for coming months

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturers have begun to retrench following the rapid run-up in the value of the Canadian dollar a…

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January 31, 2005  

Ottawa to host Canadian PTDA conference

Ottawa, ON — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will hold its fifth annual Canadian Conference…

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January 28, 2005  

Manufactured goods prices finally see upturn

Ottawa, ON — Monthly prices for manufactured goods at the factory gate rose in December 2005 for the first time si…

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January 28, 2005  

SKF opens bearing reconditioning centre in Moscow

Gteborg, Sweden — SKF recently opened an Industrial Services Centre in Moscow, Russia, to widen its range of adva…

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January 27, 2005  

Ontario Drive & Gear joins PTDA

Chicago, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) formally welcomed several new members in it…

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January 26, 2005  

Pulp and paper safety group marks 90 years (January 26, 2005)

North Bay, ON — 2005 marks the 90th anniversary of the Pulp & Paper Health & Safety Association. Since 1915, the o…

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January 25, 2005  

Alberta distributor cited for good management practices

Edmonton, AB — Industrial distributor Commercial Solutions Inc. of Edmonton has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best…

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January 24, 2005  

Wholesale trade sales and inventories rose slightly in November

Ottawa, ON — Canadian wholesalers sold goods and services worth $37.9 billion in November 2004, up 0.5% compared w…

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January 21, 2005  

Distributor AIT sees record earnings in first half

Cleveland, OH — Applied Industrial Technologies has reported record earnings for its second quarter and first half…

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January 20, 2005  

Canadian manufacturers continued to face factors beyond their control with November orders

Ottawa, ON — In November 2004, both the backlog of manufacturers’ unfilled orders and new orders received weakened…

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January 19, 2005  

New motor line comes to Ontario

Toronto, ON — Laszlo Csopak, manager of wholesale distributor DirMark Industrial Inc. of Toronto, is bringing the…

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January 18, 2005  

Used-oil recycling program to go national (January 18, 2005)

Edmonton, AB — Five provincial used-oil materials recycling associations have extended their cooperation to form t…

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January 17, 2005  

How professional engineers can aid Tsunami relief efforts

Toronto, ON — Two leading professional engineering groups in Ontario — the Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) a…

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January 14, 2005  

Ontario machine shops receive big health and safety rebates

Windsor, ON — The Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board has presented 44 Windsor-Essex area tool, mold and…

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January 13, 2005  

Moeller gets new owner in Canada and U.S.

Houston, TX — Moeller GmbH, a European supplier of low-voltage industrial components and automation products, has…

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January 12, 2005  

PT market jumps more than 10% in November over previous month

Chicago, IL– November 2005 was a good month for distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/motion contro…

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January 11, 2005  

RFID conference takes place in April

Markham, ON — R. Moroz Ltd., in association with the Town of Markham, Texas Instruments (TI) and Philips Electroni…

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January 10, 2005  

NTN Bearing Canada promotes Paul Meo

Mississauga, ON — NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada Ltd. has appointed Paul Meo to vice-president, sales and marketing.

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January 10, 2005  

Overall employment rose 228,000 in 2004; manufacturing saw decline

Ottawa, ON — Employment increased by an estimated 34,000 in December 2004, pushing the unemployment rate down 0.3…