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December 30, 2005  

Nova Chemicals takes Ontario facilities offline due to seal repairs

Corruna, ON — Nova Chemicals Corp. shut down its Corunna, Ont., ethylene manufacturing facility on Dec. 28, 2005, …

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December 30, 2005  

Study: Is Canada’s manufacturing lagging compared with the United States?

Ottawa, ON — For the past year, manufacturers have been somewhat pessimistic about their future, as shipments and …

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December 28, 2005  

GDP grows in October thanks to manufacturing

Ottawa, ON — Gross domestic product (GDP) grew 0.2% in October 2005 after a pause in September, mostly because of …

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December 27, 2005  

Rolls-Royce and Timken team up to expand helicopter parts offering

Canton, Ohio — Rolls-Royce Corp. and The Timken Company have formed an alliance to increase Timken’s technology an…

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December 23, 2005  

Siemens shifts marketing strategy; chooses exclusive distributor for Ottawa and Quebec

Mississauga, ON — Franklin Empire Inc., already an existing Siemens industrial product distributor, has been named…

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December 21, 2005  

Process controls rep named for Alberta and British Columbia

Burlington, ON — Invensys Process Systems has named Simark

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December 19, 2005  

Ontario establishes new manufacturing strategy in attempt to secure jobs

Toronto, ON — A new $500-million repayable loan program for manufactuirers has been announced by Ontario economic …

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December 19, 2005  

Fifth PTDA Canadian Conference set for Ottawa in June

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

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December 16, 2005  

Manufacturing up in October but only in specific sectors

Ottawa, ON — The transportation equipment sector was again the key mover in October 2005, as a sizable jump in mot…

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December 15, 2005  

Industrial capacity utilization rates closing in on record high

Ottawa, ON — Industries edged ever closer to a record high use of their production capacity thanks to a rebound in…

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December 13, 2005  

Labour productivity on the rise again

Ottawa, ON — Labour productivity in the Canadian business sector increased at its fastest pace in nearly four year…

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December 10, 2005  

Incorrect accident alert noted by Skyjack

Skyjack Several different alerts pertaining to Skyjack aerial work platforms have been recently circulated through …

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December 8, 2005  

PT/MC market saw big boost in October over previous year

Chicago, Ill. — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released the October 2005 trend data fo…

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December 7, 2005  

EPTDA annual convention to be in Vienna in 2006

Brussels, Belgium — The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA) will hold its next annual con…

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December 5, 2005  

Permatex to merge with Devcon under ITW umbrella

Glenview, IL — The industrial products group of Permatex Inc., Hartford, Conn., will merge with Devcon, Danvers, M…

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December 2, 2005  

Domtar to reduce size of operations in Quebec, Ontario and B.C.

Montreal, QC — Domtar Inc will close some of its paper mills and sawmills, sell a paper mill and undertake other c…