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August 31, 2006  

Experts find unnecessary spare parts inventory costs production plants millions annually

Akron, OH — Most companies waste more than $1 million a year in every plant they operate by purchasing unnecessary…

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August 30, 2006  

Gear drives and gear motors study predicts $1.5 billion market

Toronto, ON — A new study from Frost & Sullivan, North American Enclosed Gear Drives and Gear Motors Markets, reve…

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August 29, 2006  

Supplier adds precision mechanics and electronics from Germany

Mississauga, ON — Westown Electronics Co. has been appointed by GBN Systems GmbH, a German manufacturer, as its re…

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August 28, 2006  

Ontario cement plant receives environmental award

Bath, ON — Lafarge Canada Inc. recently received an award to recognize the environmental programs at its cement pl…

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August 28, 2006  

Timken promotes the art of engineering in China

Shanghai, China — The Timken Company is sponsoring the historic premier of ‘From Monet to Picasso: Masterworks fro…

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August 25, 2006  

Online events calendar becomes more interactive

Toronto, ON — The website for Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine (www.mromagazine.com) and its popular events cale…

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August 24, 2006  

New Quebec and Maritime rep named for Advantage Sales Network

Mississauga, ON — Advantage Sales Network Corp. of Mississauga, Ont., has appointed Tony Ghanem, Eng., as regional…

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August 24, 2006  

Captial and maintenance spending for Canadian chemical processing industry remains stable despite project delays

Sugar Land, Texas — An estimated $150 million in capital projects originally planned by chemical plant owners in C…

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August 23, 2006  

3M to acquire environmental monitoring firm

St. Paul, Minn. — 3M has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aerion Technologies Inc., which has operat…

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August 23, 2006  

Worldwide grease production on the rise, reports NLGI

Kansas City, MO — Worldwide grease production reached 1.9 billion lb (862 million kg) in 2005, an increase of 1.5%…

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August 22, 2006  

IBM to acquire MRO Software

Armonk, NY — IBM will acquire MRO Software Inc. of Bedford, Mass., in an all-cash transaction at a price of approx…

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August 22, 2006  

Hobart Brothers establishes new welding training center

Troy, OH — Hobart Brothers Company, a manufacturer of welding filler metals, has opened a new training centre to a…

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August 21, 2006  

Timken completes sale of precision components business in Europe

Canton, OH — The Timken Company has sold Timken Precision Components – Europe to a group of investors made up of t…

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August 21, 2006  

Mississauga mayor to officially open CMW in September

Toronto, ON — Mississauga, Ont., mayor Hazel McCallion will officially open Canadian Manufacturing Week, co-locate…

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August 21, 2006  

September maintenance conference offers case histories

Mississauga, ON — Federated Press’ 5th Annual Creating a 21st Century Maintenance Organization conference will pre…

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August 18, 2006  

Norbord partners with Ivara to increase asset reliability

Burlington, ON — Norbord, an international producer of wood-based panels, has selected Ivara’s integrated enterpri…

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August 18, 2006  

North American PT sales show another good month

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

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August 17, 2006  

The rules have changed, says manufacturing insight study

Toronto, ON — For decades, Canadian business and policy makers have taken comfort in the rhetoric and the reality …

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August 17, 2006  

Strong sales gains posted by electrical distributors for second quarter

St. Louis, MO — Nearly 6 out of 10 electrical distributors grew their sales by more than 10% in the second quarter…

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August 16, 2006  

CMW on-line conference registration discount extended to Friday, Aug. 25

Toronto, ON — Canadian Manufacturing Week/Weld Expo, co-located with Metal Finishing Expo, is Canada’s most compre…