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June 27, 2011  

Gear and transmission producer readies for future growth

New Hamburg, ON — Ontario Drive & Gear Limited (ODG) has appointed Joel Wright as general manager of its Gear Division. In this position, Wright will continue to manage the growth of the company and lead the Lean culture change he…

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June 27, 2011  

EPTDA adds three members, bringing total since January to 11

Belgium, Brussels — The European Power Transmission Distributors Association (EPTDA), the pan-European organization for the mechanical power transmission and motion control (PT/MC) industry, has added three new members: French distributor…

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June 27, 2011  

PTDA gains nine new members

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed nine new members in the first half of 2011. These included two new distributor members:

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June 27, 2011  

Newly emerging green jobs boost risk of existing hazards

The implementation and maintenance of green construction projects —

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June 27, 2011  

Turbine maker develops safety, technical training program

Schools aren’t the only ones in the training game.

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June 27, 2011  

Workin' Your Way Up: Is Canada generating enough workers to handle its wind energy goals?

Does Canada have the skills, training and human resources

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June 23, 2011  

Study shows shortfall in applying training, need for support and incentives

Results of a recent global study show that organizations

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June 23, 2011  

Tompkins Industries expands into Canada; merges with Can-Am Hydraulic

Mississauga, ON — Tompkins Industries Inc. of Olathe, KS,  has finalized a merger with Can-Am Hydraulic Products Ltd. of Mississauga, ON. The new division is now known as Tompkins Canada. Sean McGuinness, former president of Can-Am…

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June 23, 2011  

Solar manufacturer to create 300 jobs, open new facility in Toronto

Eclipsall Energy Corp. is opening a manufacturing facility in

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June 22, 2011  

High-pressure PTFE hoses

Parker Hannifin Corp. has introduced its 944B and 955B

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June 22, 2011  

Deep-drilling brushless servomotor

Electromate announced that Maxon has launched its EC22 HD

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June 22, 2011  

Portable machine tools now available through Edmonton rental shop for repair and maintenance work

Edmonton, AB — Climax Portable Machine Tools of Newberg, OR, has chosen Wachs Canada as its new authorized equipment rentals centre in Edmonton. Climax chose Wachs to carry its precision portable machine tools in Edmonton because of Wachs’…

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June 21, 2011  

Independent study confirms accuracy of UE Systems UE3000 probe for sizing leaks

UE Systems has announced a major step in independently

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June 21, 2011  

Canadian companies too focused on cleaning, repairs instead of planning, hiring

Canadian small business owners say they are spending a

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June 21, 2011  

Calgary's Pure Technologies buys U.S. developer of pipeline inspection technologies

Pure Technologies Ltd. in Calgary has purchased the business

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June 20, 2011  

Manitoba city upgrades wastewater treatment plant, simplifying maintenance

A need for an increased level of treatment and

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June 20, 2011  

Newest version of inventory control helps SMBs operate efficiently

Wasp Barcode Technologies has launched Wasp Inventory Control v6,

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June 20, 2011  

PTDA Business Index shows rapid expansion in the power transmission/motion control market

Chicago, IL — Firms seeking a glimmer of hope that economic conditions are improving, despite recent media reports to the contrary, need look no further than the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Business Index. The PTDA…

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June 20, 2011  

Resources needed to build skilled workforce for manufacturing

Dearborn, MI — Even as the most recent reports show a slight rise in unemployment, in the United States, manufacturers there are facing an unusual situation: the inability to find qualified workers. And while this is a concern today, it will…

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June 20, 2011  

Summertime safety tips to help workers stay cool

In conjunction with National Safety Month, Grainger, North America’s