Big belt and hose makers joined as Continental concludes Veyance acquisition
Goodyear Gatorback brand belts and hose are now branded Continental Elite.
PEMAC 2015 Lunch & Learn Series – Webcasts
PEMAC invites you to its 2015 Lunch & Learn Series. Informative webcasts are offered throughout the year on a variety of maintenance, reliability and asset management topics. These webcasts will provide you with the opportunity to gain insights from your peers and industry experts, and hear the many success stories from organizations across the country.
Double digit revenue growth in Canada seen by connector supplier
Toronto – Harting Canada continues to experience double digit…
Industrial Supply Vertical Vendor of the Year named by IDI
Toronto – IDI Independent Distributors Inc., Mississauga, ON, has…
Welland fabrication shop gets visit from the PM
Welland, ON – The Prime Minister of Canada, the…
World economy to expand 3% in 2015 due to strength of US economy
Ottawa – The world economy will grow by 3%…
StatsCan revises December unemployment rate to 6.7%
Federal agency also reduces the estimated number of jobs gained last year to 121,300, down from 185,700.
Network of certified shops for electric motor repair/rebuild to expand in Canada
Toronto – Electric motors are among the highest in…
SKF expanding Canadian network of Certified Rebuilders for electric motor repair
Electric motors are among the highest in reliability incident reports. For many companies, electric motor failures lead to a continual cycle of costly repairs and unplanned downtime — factors that can hurt the bottom line. Since 40 per cent to 70 per cent of motor failures are related to bearings, it’s no surprise that high-quality bearings are key for reliable motors.
Optically clear, low viscosity Master Bond Epoxy
Master Bond EP62-1LPSP delivers an array of strength, electrical and handling properties that are well suited for bonding, sealing, coating and encapsulation applications. With a tensile lap shear strength exceeding 2,000 psi, it bonds well to a variety of substrates including metals, composites, glass and many plastics.
Economic forecast trimmed due to low oil prices; TD predicts another interest rate cut
Toronto – TD Bank is cutting its 2015 forecast…
Late delivery of key part shuts down Bombardier plant
Montreal – Bombardier Inc. is laying off about one-third…
Fluke Connect wins AHR Expo Innovation Award
Fluke Connect will be presented with the top honour in the Innovation Awards software category this week at AHR Expo held at McCormick Place in Chicago. This is the fifth honour for Fluke Connect since its launch in May 2014.
Conservatives considering focus on Ontario, Quebec manufacturing sector in federal budget
Ottawa – The Conservative government is considering a strong…
Energy sector main cause of drop in industrial product prices in November
Ottawa – Statistics Canada’s Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI)…
Atlas Copco ranks 23rd among world’s most sustainable corporations
Atlas Copco, an industrial group with world-leading positions in sustainable productivity solutions, ranks 23rd among the 2015 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index – a list presented on Jan. 22 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The company was also listed first overall in the machinery industry. This is the ninth time that Atlas Copco has appeared in the Global 100 rankings.
Machinery, equipment and supplies contributed to wholesale sales decline in November
Ottawa – Wholesale sales declined 0.3% to $54.0 billion…
Rental of heavy machinery and equipment up slightly in third quarter
Ottawa – The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment…
PTDA releases digital version of Power Transmission Handbook
The PTDA Power Transmission Handbook eBook is now for sale in the PTDA Store. The content has been adapted from the recently released, new and improved fifth edition of the Power Transmission Handbook, a highly regarded reference on power transmission motion control products and the processes where these products are used. The book has been widely adopted by industry professionals as well as educators and students in universities, community colleges, and technical and trade schools. The Handbook eBook is currently available in both Apple and Kindle formats as searchable, bookmark-able, transportable content for busy people on the go.
General Motors of Canada fined $160,000 after worker injured at Oshawa Plant
General Motors of Canada pleaded guilty and was fined $160,000 after a worker was hospitalized with injuries sustained from a 2,000-pound lift table falling and crushing the worker.