MRO Magazine

September 29, 2008  

Young worker awareness campaign launches today

Markham, ON — Monday, September 29, 2008, is the first day of Healthy Workplace Month, providing an opportunity to…

September 26, 2008  

Oil supplier launches campaign to encourage efficiency

San Ramon, CA — Chevron Corp. has launched a U.S.-based public campaign called ‘I Will’ that is designed to raise …

September 24, 2008  

Composite Leading Indicators signal continued slowdown in OECD area

Paris, France — The Composite Leading Indicators (CLIs) for July 2008 indicate a continued weakening outlook for a…

September 22, 2008  

Apprenticeship training likely leads to a permanent job

Ottawa, ON — Nationally, 88% of apprentices who completed their program were employed, compared with 82% of those …

September 21, 2008  

Two-way drum pump

EXAIR Corporation says its new Mini Reversible Drum Vac

September 20, 2008  

Kinecor agrees to acquire Weir Canada

TORONTO-Kinecor announced that it has agreed to acquire the

September 20, 2008  

NSK Canada launches brand campaign

MISSISSAUGA, ON-NSK Canada (NSK) announced the launch of a

September 19, 2008  

Rebranding focuses on building stronger customer connections for bearing supplier

Mississauga, ON — A new brand campaign, designed to stimulate customers’ knowledge and understanding, has been lau…

September 18, 2008  

SKF completes acquisition of Peer Bearing

Gothenberg, Sweden — SKF’s acquisition of Peer Bearing Company and its manufacturing operations in China and Thail…

September 17, 2008  

Manufacturing in Canada grows for four months straight

Ottawa, ON — Current-dollar manufacturing sales continued their broadly-based advance in July 2008, rising 2.7% to…

September 16, 2008  

Weir Process Equipment business acquired by Kinecor

Toronto, ON — Kinecor, a Toronto-based distributor of industrial products, has agreed to acquire the Process Equip…

September 15, 2008  

Canadian Manufacturing Week emphasizes need to shift focus in the face of slowing economy

Toronto, ON — As tough economic times continue to challenge the Canadian manufacturing sector, industry experts wi…

September 12, 2008  

Industrial distributor named an Official Supplier for 2010 Olympic games

Vancouver, BC As the eyes of the world turn to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, few will s…

September 10, 2008  

Power transmission equipment sales experience slight retraction in July

Chicago, IL — The July 2008 month-end trend data for distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/motion c…

September 9, 2008  

Lot’s of energy power in Scotland

BURLINGTON, ON-Ivara Corporation announced that ScottishPower, a major utility

September 8, 2008  

PTDA summit to involve ‘next generation’ of industry

Chicago, IL — As much as we don’t want to admit it, many of us are no longer ‘up-and-comers’ or ‘bright stars.’ In…

September 5, 2008  

Lack of skilled workers, not oil prices, hurts U.S. economy’s growth most, say manufacturers

Dearborn, MI — In a remarkable counter to conventional wisdom, more leading manufacturing executives today believe…

September 4, 2008  

Maska Pulleys acquired by Baldor Electric

Ste-Claire, QC — Poulies Maska Inc. (Maska Pulleys) has been acquired by Baldor Electric Company, Fort Smith, AR. …

September 3, 2008  

Hydrogen generator to provide power for wind energy project in Newfoundland and Labrador

Algona, IA — Hydrogen Engine Center Inc., a developer of systems and processes used in the design, manufacture and…

September 2, 2008  

IDI group adds five new members

Mississauga, ON — IDI Independent Distributors Inc., Mississauga, ON, has added several new distributor members re…