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January 30, 2015  

Big belt and hose makers joined as Continental concludes Veyance acquisition

Goodyear Gatorback brand belts and hose are now branded Continental Elite.

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January 30, 2015  

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.
 

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January 29, 2015  

Double digit revenue growth in Canada seen by connector supplier

Toronto – Harting Canada continues to experience double digit

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January 29, 2015  

Industrial Supply Vertical Vendor of the Year named by IDI

Toronto – IDI Independent Distributors Inc., Mississauga, ON, has

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January 29, 2015  

Welland fabrication shop gets visit from the PM

Welland, ON – The Prime Minister of Canada, the

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January 29, 2015  

World economy to expand 3% in 2015 due to strength of US economy

Ottawa – The world economy will grow by 3%

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January 29, 2015  

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.

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January 27, 2015  

Network of certified shops for electric motor repair/rebuild to expand in Canada

Toronto – Electric motors are among the highest in

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January 27, 2015  

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.

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January 26, 2015  

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.

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January 26, 2015  

Economic forecast trimmed due to low oil prices; TD predicts another interest rate cut

Toronto – TD Bank is cutting its 2015 forecast

News
January 26, 2015  

Late delivery of key part shuts down Bombardier plant

Montreal – Bombardier Inc. is laying off about one-third

News
January 26, 2015  

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.

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January 26, 2015  

Conservatives considering focus on Ontario, Quebec manufacturing sector in federal budget

Ottawa – The Conservative government is considering a strong

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January 26, 2015  

Energy sector main cause of drop in industrial product prices in November

Ottawa – Statistics Canada’s Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI)

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January 26, 2015  

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.

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January 26, 2015  

Machinery, equipment and supplies contributed to wholesale sales decline in November

Ottawa – Wholesale sales declined 0.3% to $54.0 billion

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January 26, 2015  

Rental of heavy machinery and equipment up slightly in third quarter

Ottawa – The Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment

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January 26, 2015  

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.

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January 23, 2015  

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.