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May 31, 2005  

Machinery and equipment prices up in first quarter

Ottawa, ON — Statistics Canada’s Machinery and Equipment Price Index (1986=100) was 127.3 in the first quarter of …

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May 30, 2005  

Factories paid 13.3% more for raw materials in April over last year

Ottawa, ON — Monthly prices for manufactured goods at the factory gate increased for the fifth consecutive month i…

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May 30, 2005  

Study shows wholesalers a key link in the economy

Ottawa, ON — Wholesale trade is one of the nation’s most dynamic and forward-moving industries, according to a new…

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May 27, 2005  

Machinery and equipment helped drive GDP in February

Ottawa, ON — The Canadian economy rose by 0.3% in February 2005 after increasing by 0.2% in January, reports Stati…

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May 26, 2005  

Manufacturing shipments in 2004 saw gains for first 8 months

Ottawa, ON — Canadian manufacturers rebounded in 2004 from a dismal performance the year before, despite widesprea…

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May 25, 2005  

Businesses offered ‘last chance’ to strengthen health and safety

Toronto, ON — The province of Ontario is giving 5,000 workplaces a “last chance” to voluntarily improve their heal…

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May 25, 2005  

April survey sees manufacturers expecting more of the same

Ottawa, ON — In spite of concerns about rising finished product inventories and lower order levels, Canadian manuf…

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May 24, 2005  

Canadian manufacturers may be overly optimistic about future, says global study

Toronto, ON — Despite the strong Canadian dollar and the rising costs of doing business, Canadian mid-sized manufa…

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May 24, 2005  

ChevronTexaco changes name to Chevron Corporation, unveils a new visual image

San Ramon, CA — In a move to present a clear, strong and unified presence in the global marketplace, ChevronTexaco…

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May 23, 2005  

Leeson to handle GE commercial motor line in Canada

Mississauga, ON — As a result of Regal-Beloit Corporation’s recent acquisition of the GE Commercial AC Motor busin…

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May 20, 2005  

Timken promotes family member while adopting new corporate tag line

Canton, OH — The board of directors of The Timken Company has elected Ward J. (“Tim”) Timken, Jr., to the position…

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May 19, 2005  

BSA hosts 2005 annual convention in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC — The Bearings Specialists Association (BSA) welcomed a record number of attendees to its 2005 annua…

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May 19, 2005  

BSA presents two lifetime achievement awards

Vancouver, BC — The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) presented Lifetime Achievement Awards to two industry ve…

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May 18, 2005  

Infrared thermography conference offers free lodging

Burlington, ON — The largest annual conference for infrared camera end-users and thermography professionals has be…

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May 17, 2005  

Ontario to strengthen protection of workers dealing with hazardous substances

Toronto, ON — Ontario plans to enhance workplace health and safety by updating occupational exposure limits (OELs)…

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May 17, 2005  

PTDA’s Canadian Conference set for Calgary June 9

Calgary, AB — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) will hold its fourth annual Canadian Conferen…

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May 16, 2005  

Business and consumer confidence falls slightly in April

Ottawa, ON — Consumer and business optimism waned in April, as both individuals and firms felt their financial pro…

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May 16, 2005  

May promotion offers free grease gun

Cobourg, ON — SDT North America is giving away an Alemite 500 Professional Lever Grease Gun with the purchase of a…

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May 13, 2005  

Advantage expands with Sudbury office

Sudbury, ON — Ken Cartmill has joined the Ontario sales team of Advantage Sales Network Corp. of Brampton, Ont. He…

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May 12, 2005  

Asco Valve marks 40 years in Canada

Brantford, ON– Asco Valve Canada of Brantford, Ont., is marking the company’s 40th anniversary in 2005.