MRO Magazine

May 31, 2006  

New federal budget promotes apprenticeship

Ottawa, ON — In today’s knowledge-based economy, a more educated and skilled labour force is key to Canada’s compe…

May 30, 2006  

Southwestern Ontario Industrial Show set for June 7-8

Kitchener, ON — The Southwestern Ontario Industrial Show (SOIS), organized by Reed Exhibitions Canada of Toronto, …

May 29, 2006  

Tradespeople’s tool expenses recognized in federal budget

Ottawa, ON — The new federal budget, announced May 2, 2006, includes a new Canada Employment Credit that will prov…

May 26, 2006  

Motion Institute now offers simulcast maintenance training

Birmingham, Ala. — Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) rep…

May 24, 2006  

British Columbia spring shop turns 100

Surrey, BC — One hundred years ago, H.E. Dendoff established his blacksmith and welding shop. Catering to the Vanc…

May 23, 2006  

Wainbee purchases B.C. automation firm

Mississauga, ON — Del-Tech Automation of Prince George, B.C., has been acquired by Wainbee Limited, a national dis…

May 22, 2006  

Saskatchewan’s Applied Industrial Technologies appoints new president

Saskatoon, SK — Applied Industrial Technologies Ltd. (AIT) has appointed Ron Sowinski as president & chief operati…

May 19, 2006  

New fluid power problem adds spark to 6th Annual Hilltop Tech Skills Challenge

Toronto, ON — The sixth annual Hilltop Tech Skills Challenge, held May 18, 2006, in Toronto, added a few twists to…

May 18, 2006  

Timken signs five-year bearing supply contract with European electricity producer

Colmar, France — The Timken Company has signed a five-year contract to supply RWE Power AG in Essen, Germany, with…

May 17, 2006  

Shaeffler Canada to move Dorval office to new site and consolidate warehouses

Oakville, ON — Schaeffler Canada Inc., the supplier of INA, FAG and Barden bearings throughout Canada, will consol…

May 16, 2006  

17 of 22 manufacturing industries post production gains in March, but tough times may be ahead

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturing activity picked up in March 2006, with wide-ranging gains led by a surge in aerospace p…

May 15, 2006  

Labour productivity up 2.2% last year

Ottawa, ON — The increase in the number of hours worked in Canada slowed to 0.8% in 2005, down from 2.9% in 2004 a…

May 12, 2006  

Hydraulic Institute names new president

Dallas, TX — Thomas E. Ferguson, vice-president of Flowserve Corp., a global provider of fluid motion and control …

May 11, 2006  

Survey results show it’s a good time to invest in plant or equipment

Ottawa, ON — Confidence among business leaders remained strong in the first quarter of 2006, according to the Conf…

May 10, 2006  

BSA presents fourth lifetime achievement award

Glen Ellyn, IL — The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to James Martin …

May 9, 2006  

New anti-counterfeiting network aims to help stop Canada’s growing trade in counterfeit goods

Toronto, ON — CSA International, in cooperation with the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) and ot…

May 8, 2006  

March sees more growth in power transmission/motion control market

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) March 2006 trend data for distributors and ma…

May 5, 2006  

Canada’s employment rate growing at double the pace of last year

Ottawa, ON — Employment across Canada rose by an estimated 22,000 in April 2006, Statistics Canada reports in its …

May 5, 2006  

MRO magazine gets ‘Top 10’ award nomination

Toronto, ON — Our award-winning tradition continues again this year as Machinery & Equipment MRO has placed in the…

May 4, 2006  

Ontario boasts of workplace injury reductions during IAPA show in Toronto

Toronto, ON — The Ontario government’s workplace health and safety strategy is producing dramatic results by preve…