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September 23, 2014  

New generation SKF Speedi-Sleeves resolve cracking associated with chrome-plated sleeves

September 23, 2014 – New generation SKF Speedi-Sleeves used with radial shaft seals in rotating machinery resolve the micro-cracking issues typically associated with conventional chrome-plated sleeves. These sealing solutions enable users to quickly and efficiently replace worn sealing surfaces without requiring time-consuming and unproductive machine disassembly and subsequent shaft regrinding. SKF Speedi-Sleeves install easily on shafts without using special equipment and can return machinery to service within minutes at a fraction of the cost of traditional shaft reworking.

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September 23, 2014  

Test and measurement firm launches new website

Waterdown, ON – TechniCAL has launched the first phase of its new and improved website at http://www.technical-sys.com. Designed with a fresh and easy to navigate interface; customers can use it to quickly find the product and/or service…

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September 23, 2014  

FLIR InfraCanada conference – General Thermography, Mont Tremblant, Que.

InfraCanada is Canada’s only facility maintenance & infrared imaging conference.

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September 23, 2014  

ISO Category I – Vibration Analysis

This three day course, with an additional half day

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September 22, 2014  

Distributor reflects on 30 years of growth

North York, ON – 30 years ago, on April 2, 1984, PTM Industries was incorporated. A vision of Don Knowles and Gary Cotton, PTM sought to fill a void in the Canadian industrial PT marketplace by offering international manufacturers a…

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September 22, 2014  

Suncor Energy begins planned maintenance at Montreal refinery

Montreal, QC – Suncor Energy reports it has begun planned maintenance at its Montreal refinery. The work is expected to support safe, reliable operation of the refinery, Suncor says.

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September 22, 2014  

Fixturlaser gets new owner and new name

Lyon, France – In June 2014, the ACOEM Group, France, acquired Elos Fixturlaser AB, a developer and manufacturer of laser-based alignment systems.

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September 22, 2014  

Nominations are open – 2014 PEM Maintenance Awards

PEM Maintenance Awards, celebrating 15 years, gives maintenance and facilities managers the opportunity to tell their own success stories. The mandate of the award is to acknowledge and reward maintenance excellence and asset management professionalism.

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September 22, 2014  

SMRP Ontario Chapter to hold annual meeting and elections October 7

Burlington, ON – The Ontario Chapter of the Society of Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) will hold its annual general meeting and elections on October 7, 2014, from 4:30-7 p.m. at the offices of Bentley Systems, 5046…

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September 22, 2014  

Local Ontario electrical utilities deliver “on the line” message

The Electricity Distributors Association – representing local electrical utilities that deliver power to homes, businesses, and institutions throughout Ontario – has initiated a special communications campaign aimed at the users of electricity and the general public. The goal is to better inform customers of the unique and critical role that electrical utilities play in their communities. The EDA developed and managed the campaign with the input of its utility members. 

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September 22, 2014  

Maker of aerial work platforms expands North American sales network

Guelph, ON – Linamar Corporation’s Skyjack Division appointed four new regional vice-presidents to help oversee its newly expanded North American sales network. The previous three-region organization will be replaced by four regions and…

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September 22, 2014  

New study reviews Canada’s manufacturing industries in 2013

Ottawa – A new study from Statistics Canada, Manufacturing: The year 2013 in review, reports that Canadian manufacturing sales increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row. Sales edged up 0.3% and have almost fully recovered from the…

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September 22, 2014  

Bearing and power transmission shop launches new website

Tilsonburg, ON – J/E Bearing and Machine Ltd. has launched a new website. J/E is a machining company located in southwestern Ontario that serves customers with CNC production, general machining, repair, and bearing and power transmission…

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September 19, 2014  

Doc Palmer’s Planning and Scheduling Workshop coming to Sudbury in October

Doc Palmer’s Planning & Scheduling Training Days comes back to Sudbury, Ont., October 15 – 16 at the Holiday Inn. Maintenance planning and scheduling should dramatically improve the productivity of maintenance.

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September 19, 2014  

Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. Introduces Rigid Magnetic Coil for MAC-TS4 Vacuum Interrupter Tester

September 19, 2014 – Vacuum Interrupters, Inc. is proud to introduce its new rigid magnetic coil for the MAC-TS4 vacuum interrupter tester, or test set, which allows technicians to test vacuum interrupters in GE PowerVac breakers in place without disassembling.

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September 19, 2014  

Improved TPT Mini-Peristaltic Pump

Aalborg Instruments’ improved Model TPT Mini peristaltic pumps provide low cost, reliable service. Flow rates are user-selectable from 7 mL/min to 28 mL/min by selecting from a choice of four different RPM drives (8, 12, 17, or 25) and tubing sizes.

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September 19, 2014  

Global growth continuing at a moderate pace, OECD says

Paris, France – A moderate expansion is underway in most major advanced and emerging economies, but growth remains weak in the euro area, which runs the risk of prolonged stagnation if further steps are not taken to boost demand, according to…

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September 19, 2014  

After three months of gains, wholesale sales of machinery and equipment stall

Ottawa – Following three consecutive monthly gains, wholesale sales decreased 0.3% to $52.9 billion in July 2014, Statistics Canada reports. Declines in five subsectors, which together represented 81% of wholesale sales, more than offset an…

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September 19, 2014  

Dangers of offshoring exposed in new book

To empower companies to bring operations back to the United States, Dave Lippert, the president of Hamilton Caster, and industry veteran Tim Hutzel, spent the past three years co-authoring a book that exposes the dangers and hidden costs of…

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September 19, 2014  

Dangers of offshoring exposed in new book

To empower companies to bring operations back to the United States, Dave Lippert, the president of Hamilton Caster, and industry veteran Tim Hutzel, spent the past three years co-authoring a book that exposes the dangers and hidden costs of…