MRO Magazine

September 30, 2005  

Wholesale trade dipped slightly in July

Ottawa, ON — Wholesale sales fell for the first time in six months in July 2005 when $39.7 billion worth of goods …

September 29, 2005  

Schneider Electric to close Waterman Plant in Toronto

Toronto, ON — As part of Schneider Electric’s manufacturing strategy to optimize its physical, technical and human…

September 28, 2005  

Yves Landry Foundation reveals 2005 award recipients

Toronto, ON — The Yves Landry Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2005 Awards of Excellence and Academi…

September 27, 2005  

Manufacturing continues to face challenges

Ottawa, ON — Widespread declines in July 2005 pulled down manufacturing shipments by 1.4% to $50.1 billion, while …

September 26, 2005  

EFC’s Economic Forecast Day looks to the future

Brampton, ON — Canada’s economy is expected to grow 2.7% this year and 3.2% next year, despite a struggling non-co…

September 26, 2005  

Shutdowns Superconference aims to help companies avoid unscheduled outages

Calgary, AB — Conducting efficient plant shutdown turnarounds is an incredibly expensive business. Realistically a…

September 23, 2005  

Low-power AC drive market on a robust growth path

Dedham, MA — The low-power AC drive market experienced robust growth in 2004, as the world economy enjoyed one of …

September 22, 2005  

Confidence level of power transmission industry suppliers falls in July

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released the July 2005 trend data for dis…

September 21, 2005  

Swell in metal prices ups cost of motors

New York, NY — The global swell in prices of raw materials such as steel, copper and aluminum has forced the direc…

September 20, 2005  

New maintenance conference set for November in Toronto

Toronto, ON — IMEC 2005 — the first annual International Maintenance Excellence Conference taking place Nov. 2-4,…

September 19, 2005  

First Southern Alberta PEMAC meeting set for Sept. 28

Calgary, AB — The first ever Southern Alberta PEMAC Chapter meeting is scheduled for Sept. 28, 2005, from 11:30 a….

September 19, 2005  

NTN’s Distributor Training School starts Oct. 17

Mississauga, ON — The Fall Session of the NTN Distributor Training Program, scheduled for Oct. 17-20, 2005, at NTN…

September 16, 2005  

Health & Safety: Leading respiratory illness linked to workplace exposures

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a leading cause of death worldwide. While cigarette smoking is the …

September 14, 2005  

Infrared training courses start in October

North Billerica, MA — The latest listing of fully certified infrared training courses offered by the Infrared Trai…

September 12, 2005  

Big manufacturing technology show set for Oct. 17 in Toronto

Toronto, ON — The Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), Canada’s leading trade event for industrial profe…

September 9, 2005  

Minerals and metals industry study reveals shortage of up to 81,000 jobs

Ottawa, ON — One of Canada’s most productive industrial sectors faces a serious skills shortage in the next decade…

September 8, 2005  

Machines & Ideas show in Brno expands

Brno, Czech Republic — MSV 2005, also known as Machines & Ideas, is the 47th edition of the International Engineer…

September 7, 2005  

Free predictive maintenance seminars start in fall

Boston, MA — Flir Systems Inc., a manufacturer of infrared technology and cameras, has released its fall schedule …

September 6, 2005  

New Orleans maintenance seminars cancelled

New Orleans, LA — New Standard Institute extends its deepest sympathy to everyone that has experienced the terribl…

September 5, 2005  

Maintenance conference set for Sept. 14 in Mississauga

Mississauga, ON — The fourth annual Creating A 21st Century Maintenance Organization Conference is scheduled for S…