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March 30, 2012  

Schaeffler puts giant bearing test stand into operation

Schweinfurt, Germany — After a design and construction phase of less than two years, Schaeffler officially put the world’s largest, most up-to-date and most powerful large-size bearing test stand into operation at its Schweinfurt plant…

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March 28, 2012  

Canadian Senator to deliver keynote address at Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show

Montreal, QC – The most pressing challenge facing Quebec manufacturers in 2012 is the need to do more with less, reports a recent survey conducted by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME).

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March 27, 2012  

Bearing Uptime: Use sight, sound and touch to monitor bearing performance

Bearings are critical components of machines and with proper

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March 27, 2012  

Company fined $50,000 after worker injured by conveyor

London, ON — Southwest Glass Products Inc., a Toronto glass manufacturer, was fined $50,000 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a worker was injured.

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March 26, 2012  

No magnets in new electric pump motor design

Halle, Germany – At the end of March 2012, KSB Aktiengesellschaft will start the series production of its high-efficiency SuPremE electric motor series at the company’s factory in Halle on the river Saale, Germany. In contrast to…

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March 26, 2012  

Timken named to Ethisphere Institute’s list of the world’s most ethical companies

Canton, OH — The Timken Company has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for 2012 by the Ethisphere Institute, an international organization focused on the advancement of best practices in business ethics. Timken…

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March 26, 2012  

Renold website goes mobile

Montreal, QC – International power transmission group, Renold, has launched a version of its website suitable for access by smartphones. The mobile-optimized version has been designed to work perfectly with small screens and redirects…

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March 26, 2012  

BSA 2012 Annual Convention registration deadline is March 28

Glen Ellyn, IL — The registration deadline is March 28 for the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) 2012 Annual Convention, taking place April 29 to May 1 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in Bonita Springs, FL.

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March 26, 2012  

Automated storage and retrieval systems' aisle-changing cranes streamline high-bay operation

Automated storage and retrieval systems (ASRS) are computer-controlled material

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March 26, 2012  

SEW's X Series industrial gear units

SEW-Eurodrive Co. of Canada Ltd. has rounded off the

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March 26, 2012  

Safer rust removal

Walter Surface Technologies has released BIO-RUST, a non-corrosive solution

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March 26, 2012  

Metal surface cleaners and conditioners

Metal surface cleaners and conditioners from Birchwood Casey improve

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March 26, 2012  

Within Reach: Crawling crane lends helping hand at Ontario waste-water treatment plant

St. George, Ont.-based Gowing Contractors was tasked with rebuilding

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March 26, 2012  

Two Sask. companies fined for fall protection violations

Artistic Masonry & Stucco Ltd. of Regina has pleaded

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March 26, 2012  

SNC-Lavalin CEO steps down after investigation shows breach of ethics code

MONTREAL — Engineering giant SNC-Lavalin’s chief executive officer Pierre

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March 26, 2012  

Canadian dollar rises amid positive economic news, rising commodities

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar was higher Monday while

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March 26, 2012  

Strike at Halifax packaging company ends after union ratifies six-year deal

HALIFAX — More than 100 unionized workers at a

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March 26, 2012  

Manufacturing services can spur growth and profits for small and medium enterprises in Quebec

Montreal — Small and medium-sized manufacturing firms that add services to their product offerings can enjoy higher profit margins, more stable revenues and greater competitive advantage. A new report by The Conference Board of Canada and…

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March 26, 2012  

Study: Market expansion and productivity growth among Canadian manufacturers

Ottawa, ON – Canadian manufacturing firms that adapted to economic pressures during the past two decades by finding new markets – either international or domestic – became more productive than those that maintained the status…

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March 19, 2012  

Canadian economic growth in 2012 upgraded to 2.2%: TD Bank

TD Bank is upgrading its outlook for the Canadian