MRO Magazine

February 28, 2006  

Factory employment continues decline

Ottawa, ON — Employment increased by 26,000 in January 2006 following a pause the month before, Statistics Canada …

February 27, 2006  

PTDA office moves this week

Chicago, IL — The building housing the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) offices was sold in 2005…

February 24, 2006  

PTDA members see continued sales growth in 2006

Chicago, IL — For the second year in a row, managers at member firms of the Power Transmission Distributors Associ…

February 22, 2006  

SKF first bearing group to achieve global occupational health & safety certification

Gothenburg, Sweden — The SKF Group has now been certified to the health and safety management Standard OHSAS 18001…

February 20, 2006  

Wainbee expands in west with purchase of Del-Tech Automation

Mississauga, ON — Effective January 27, 2006, Del-Tech Automation of Prince George, B.C., was acquired by Wainbee …

February 17, 2006  

Industrial Careers Pathway makes strides in Canada

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Foundation has announced several milestones t…

February 16, 2006  

Study to track productivity impact of networking technologies on small- and medium-sized businesses

Toronto, ON — Cisco Systems, in partnership with Momentum Research Group, Wharton School of the University of Penn…

February 15, 2006  

Alberta’s Commercial Solutions benefits from acquisitions in latest quarter

Edmonton, AB – Commercial Solutions Inc., a Canadian distributor of bearings, power transmission, industrial, safet…

February 14, 2006  

Toyota to expand Ontario automotive plant

Woodstock, ON — Toyota Canada’s annual production capacity will increase to 150,000 RAV4 sport utility vehicles at…

February 13, 2006  

PT sales up 11% in 2005 for Canadian industrial distributors

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) December 2005 trend data for distributors and…

February 10, 2006  

Glacier completes acquisition of Hollinger Canada (including MRO Magazine)

Vancouver, BC — The board of directors of Glacier Ventures International Corp. (TSX:GVC) has acquired substantiall…

February 8, 2006  

Parker Hannifin sees strong MRO market

Cleveland, OH — Parker Hannifin Corp. reports that orders for its North American Industrial business increased 11%…

February 6, 2006  

Skilled workers become available in July as Goodrich plant closes in Ontario

Kitchener, ON — BFGoodrich Tire Manufacturing, a business of Michelin North America (Canada) Inc., will close its …

February 3, 2006  

Open House events across Canada to display latest infrared technology

Boston, MA — FLIR Systems, a supplier of infrared cameras and technology, has announced a series of Infrared Open …

February 2, 2006  

Fundraising dinner will help students get to Canadian Skills Competition

Kitchener, ON — A fundraising dinner and silent action to help raise funds for the Skills Canada Ontario Bursary i…