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June 30, 2006  

Study describes Canada’s 2005 labour market at a glance

Ottawa, ON — Employment in Canada increased for a 13th consecutive year in 2005, the longest stretch of employment…

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June 29, 2006  

Manufacturing output decreased 0.3% in April, says survey

Ottawa, ON — The Canadian economy advanced by 0.1% in April 2006, matching the pace of the previous month, Statist…

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June 28, 2006  

More than 85% of machinery manufacturers seen as innovative

Ottawa, ON — More than two-thirds of manufacturing plants were innovative between 2002 and 2004, according to data…

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June 27, 2006  

Flowserve acquires seal manufacturer in Czech Republic

Olomouc, Czech Republic — Flowserve Corp., a supplier of fluid motion and control products and services, has acqui…

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June 26, 2006  

Foreign-controlled company profits soar in manufacturing

Ottawa, ON — The share of foreign control in the Canadian corporate economy remained stable in 2004, despite stron…

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June 23, 2006  

Commercial Solutions opens new distribution centre

Edmonton, AB — Commercial Solutions Inc., an Edmonton-based industrial distributor that has become the country’s l…

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June 23, 2006  

SKF acquires lubrication systems business

Gteborg, Sweden — SKF has signed an agreement with John Crane Safematic Oy, part of the Speciality Engineering Di…

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June 23, 2006  

Growth in machinery and equipment repair and maintenance services driven by Alberta

Ottawa, ON — Businesses in Canada that repair and maintain electronic, commercial and industrial machinery and equ…

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June 22, 2006  

Ontario Bearing & Power Transmission Resort Weekend returns for 28th year

Niagara Falls, ON — Mark your calendars, make your reservations, and help to spread the word about the 28th annual…

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June 22, 2006  

Machinery and equipment price indexes decline in first quarter

Ottawa, ON — Statistics Canada’s Machinery and Equipment Price Index (MEPI) was 91.6 (1997=100) in the first quart…

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June 21, 2006  

Economist warns of coming recession during PTDA Canadian Conference

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

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June 21, 2006  

Power transmission market was on the upswing in April

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its April 2006 trend data for di…

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June 20, 2006  

Alberta’s labour shortage just the tip of the iceberg

Ottawa, ON — Alberta’s labour crunch is likely to get worse, as the province’s annual shortfall of workers would r…

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June 20, 2006  

April Survey of Manufacturing shows decline in shipments

Ottawa, ON — Despite a boost from price increases for petroleum products and primary metals, manufacturing shipmen…

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June 16, 2006  

Oakville workers injured cleaning tank

Burlington, ON — Prokleen Washing Services (Oakville) Inc., an Aurora, Ont.-based cleaning company which owns and …

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June 15, 2006  

Despite general increase, May employment declined in manufacturing

Ottawa, ON — Employment in Canada increased by an estimated 97,000 in May 2006, matching the high reached in Janua…

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June 14, 2006  

BDI Canada adds Winnipeg branch

Mississauga, ON — BDI Canada Inc., a supplier of maintenance, repair and operation (MRO) parts, has opened a new b…

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June 13, 2006  

Illinois Tool Unit fined for withholding documents in welding fume case

Cleveland, OH — (Bloomberg) A U.S. federal judge fined an Illinois Tool Works Inc. unit $45,000 and ordered it and…

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June 13, 2006  

Industrial capacity usage up for machinery manufacturers despite rising Canadian dollar

Ottawa, ON — Capacity use among Canadian industries edged down in the first three months of 2006 in the wake of th…

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June 12, 2006  

Motion Industries opens branch in Woodstock, Ont.

Birmingham, Ala., — Motion Industries Inc. has opened a new branch in Woodstock, Ont., according to Bill Stevens, …