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MRO event is part of 6-show Canadian Manufacturing Week, opening Sept. 26 in Toronto

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

Toronto, ON — Mississauga, Ont., mayor Hazel McCallion will officially open Canadian Manufacturing Week, co-located with Weld Expo Canada and Metal Finishing Expo, on Tues., Sept. 26, 2006, at the International Centre in Mississauga. The event runs until Thurs., Sept. 28.

An extensive conference on industry-related issues accompanies the shows (see show and conference details online at A keynote speaker opens each session at 8:30 a.m. each of the three days.

One conference workshop of particular interest if ‘How safety improvmenets can lead to productivity increases’, presented by Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine contributing editor Simon Fridlyand. It takes place Sept. 28 at 10:00 a.m. and runs for three hours.

CMW is actually six shows in one, and includes the Equipment & Machinery Maintenance section, an MRO event for engineering professionals, operations teams and executives responsible for planning, specification, installation, maintenance, efficient operation and compliance of industrial and institutional facilities. Other exhibit sections include Design Engineering, Original Equipment Manufacturer and Plant & Facility Maintenance, as well as Weld Expo and Metal Finishing Expo.


The biannual event, organized by Reed Exhibitions Canada, takes place Sept. 26-28, 2006, and is expected to attract more than 7,000 manufacturing executives, professionals and technicians. The site is adjacent to the Pearson International Airport in Mississauga.

Commenting on her attendance and participation, Mayor McCallion said: “Providing a platform upon which our manufacturers can share the latest technologies, products, ideas and innovations is critical in keeping us competitive on a global scale. Congratulations to CMW for making this event possible.”

With over 400 exhibitors in 200,000 sq ft of floor space at the International Centre, CMW/Weld/Metal Finishing Expo is a comprehensive showcase of industrial equipment, products, and services, focused on the primary concerns of small, mid-size, and larger manufacturers.

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