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April 29, 2011  

Contest launched to find oldest running application using guide wheel technology; Canadians need not apply

Pittsburg, CA — Bishop-Wisecarver Corp., the manufacturer of the original DualVee guide wheel, has launched a video contest in search of the oldest-running application using DualVee guide wheels and track as part of the company’s 60th…

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April 28, 2011  

Latest Ontario safety blitz to focus on young workers

Ontario is launching a four-month safety blitz to help

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April 28, 2011  

Changes to workplace safety, insurance rules needed: CME

Ontario’s workplace safety and insurance system is outdated and

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April 28, 2011  

Increased use of BC One Call leads to fewer pipeline damages

Safe excavation awareness programs have continued to help increase

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April 28, 2011  

Timken awards scholarships with total value of $790,000 to 38 winners worldwide

Canton, OH — The Timken Company has awarded scholarships of $310,000 slated for this year, with a total value of $790,000 over four years, funded by The Timken Company Charitable and Educational Fund Inc. (all figures in US dollars). Company…

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April 26, 2011  

Alcoa invests $100M in safety, maintenance upgrades in 4 Quebec plants

The four Québec plants of Alcoa Global Primary Products

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April 25, 2011  

Linear drives with automated greasing

For automatic cleaning and lubrication of the drive shaft,

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April 25, 2011  

Hinged shaft collars

Custom manufactured hinged shaft and pipe clamping collars that

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April 25, 2011  

AMR motorized ring fans

Continental Fan‘s AMR motorized ring fans feature superior performance

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April 25, 2011  

Toronto Hydro, WindShare repair Exhibition Place wind turbine

Toronto Hydro Energy Services Inc. and the WindShare Co-operative

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April 25, 2011  

ERP is hard to use, IFS study reveals

Only 10 percent of manufacturing executives participating in a

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April 25, 2011  

Study tracks engineering job outlook through to 2018

Ottawa, ON. — Engineers Canada has released a labour market study that shows the current and future market conditions in engineering. The study tracked current national labour supply and demand and includes a projection from 2010 to 2018,…

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April 25, 2011  

Edmonton event features technologies and education for manufacturers

Edmonton, AB — The Western Manufacturing Technology Show (WMTS), presented by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), takes place at Northlands from June 14 to 16, 2011, at the Edmonton EXPO Centre (7515 – 118 Ave.). A

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April 21, 2011  

Plastic linear bearings replace PTFE-lined bearings in post-plating machine

A machine used during the post-plating stage of a

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April 21, 2011  

ICP wants to talk to young employees at industrial distribution firms in Canada before the end of April. Can you help?

Chicago, IL — Through the Industrial Careers Pathway (ICP) program, a group of distributors is beginning work to develop a Canadian campaign to make young people aware of good jobs in industrial distribution and the industrial supply chain.

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April 21, 2011  

Industrial laser shipments up 37%

McLean, VA — Shipments of industrial laser equipment and systems in 2010 are reported at $356.2 million, according to AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. Unit sales jumped 44.9% for a total of 1,210 units. CO2 lasers accounted…

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April 20, 2011  

Toyota to suspend production at Canadian plants due to parts shortage

Toyota has announced that it will suspend production at

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April 20, 2011  

New online solution database offers answers to mechanical and electromechanical motion questions

Wood Dale, IL — The Solution Center, an online interactive knowledgebase that provides technically substantive answers to a broad range of questions on the selection, application, installation, maintenance and general use of motion components…

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April 19, 2011  

Lubrication systems distributor receives award from Lincoln Industrial

Mississauga, ON — Automatic greasing systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. is proud to announce that it has received the Lincoln Industrial Corp. special ‘Celebrating 100 Years’ distributor award.

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April 18, 2011  

Does a global water scarcity poses a risk to Canadian industrial supply chains?

Toronto, ON — What would happen if water became scarce in a region that Canada depends on for imports? How would Canadian businesses adapt to shortages in the inputs they need to produce goods and services domestically? Do businesses have the…