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December 31, 2008  

What’s the effect on the supply chain of the credit crunch?

Toronto, ON — Addressing the impact of the credit crunch on Canada’s supply chain” is the subject of a new r…

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December 29, 2008  

Employment outlook survey reveals steady hiring climate for the first quarter of 2009

Toronto, ON — Canadian employers expect a mild hiring climate for the January to March period of 2009, according t…

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December 26, 2008  

Industrial auction hits sales record in 2008

Vancouver, BC — Vancouver-based Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has conducted its final unreserved auctions of 2008 and …

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December 24, 2008  

Consumer confidence declines again in December

Ottawa, ON — The Index of Consumer Confidence stumbled for the third consecutive month in December 2008, falling 3…

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December 22, 2008  

Surprise of the year: Keynesianism revived

Ottawa, ON — Choosing a key surprise for 2008 is no small feat, says Peter G. Hall, vice-president and chief econo…

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December 20, 2008  

Leading indicators index retreats for third month

Ottawa, ON — According to Statistics Canada’s latest Leading Indicators report, the composite leading index fell b…

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December 20, 2008  

Auto parts industry profits fall to lowest level since 1999

Ottawa, ON — An 18% drop in production will translate into a 38% decline in profits in Canada’s automotive p…

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December 19, 2008  

China high power AC drives market crosses $1 billion

Dedham, MA — Robust growth continued in 2007 for the High Power AC Drives market in China, riding on the back of a…

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December 17, 2008  

Predictive maintenance lesson in Blackcomb ski-lift incident

Whistler, BC — There’s a lesson for industrial maintenance personnel in this story from Brendan Casey of www.Hydra…

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December 15, 2008  

Signals show more strong employment declines to come

Toronto, ON — The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI) declined further in November 2008. The index fell…

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December 10, 2008  

Newly elected EPTDA leaders entering new decade

Brussels, Belgium — The General Assembly of Members of the European Power Transmission Distributors Association (E…

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December 8, 2008  

Confidence drops among PT/MC manufacturers amid mixed October results

Chicago, IL — There are mixed results for October 2008 in the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) m…

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December 8, 2008  

Surest way for Canada to boost productivity is through physical and human capital, says Conference Board

Ottawa, ON — The surest way for Canada to boost its productivity is through investment in physical and human capit…

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December 5, 2008  

New president named at Thomson bearing firm

Wood Dale, IL — Danaher Motion, a brand of Danaher Corp., has named Ron Meyer president of its Thomson division. T…

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December 4, 2008  

New rep joins Advantage Sales Network

Brampton, ON — Mike Washburn has joined the Ontario sales team at Advantage Sales Network Corp. and is now respons…

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December 2, 2008  

Toronto metals firm completes acquisition of U.S. competitor

Toronto, ON — Russel Metals Inc. completed the acquisition of Norton Metal Products Inc., a U.S. metals service ce…

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December 1, 2008  

PTDA Foundation raises record amount in 2008

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Foundation set a new record for its annual …