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MRO Magazine wins Silver Award and Honorable Mention

Toronto, ON -- Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine received a Silver Award for one of its two nominations in a prestigious competition for business journalism at a gala ceremony at the Carlu in Toronto on June 7, 2011.


Toronto, ON — Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine received a Silver Award for one of its two nominations in a prestigious competition for business journalism at a gala ceremony at the Carlu in Toronto on June 7, 2011.

The Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) Awards are presented annually by the Canadian Business Press. Business, professional and trade magazines submitted their best work in 20 different categories, and nominees were selected from the top 10 entries in each category.

Over 600 entries were received from 62 publications in the latest competition, which judged entries published in 2010.

Machinery & Equipment MRO senior contributing editor Carroll McCormick of Montreal received a nomination — and the Silver Award — in the Best Technology/Industrial/Manufacturing Article category for his feature story, The Case of the Missing Foreman, a profile of the maintenance operations at Genfoot Inc., which appeared in the April 2010 issue.

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As well, MRO Magazine art director Ellie Robinson was nominated for her graphic layout of Five Ways to Kill a Bearing, for which she received an Honorable Mention Award. The article was published in the September 2010 issue.

Both articles can be found using the search function on our website at www.mromagazine.com.

That makes a total of 11 KRW Awards the magazine has received, including four Gold (first place) awards, along with dozens of Honorable Mention Awards and countless nominations.

Our hearty congratulations go to both of this year’s recipients.