MRO Magazine

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November 30, 2015  

Industrial Product Price Index declines for the third consecutive month

Ottawa – The Industrial Product Price Index (IPPI) declined

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November 30, 2015  

World demand for plastics processing machinery to approach $36 billion in 2019

Cleveland, OH – The global market for plastics processing

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November 30, 2015  

Man dies after being electrocuted at industrial site north of Toronto

Vaughan, ON — A 25-year-old man has died after

News
November 29, 2015  

Hydra-Cell Metering Solutions Model P200 Pumps with New Gearbox Reducers

November 29, 2015 – Wanner Engineering, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, announces the introduction of the new Model P200 Hydra-Cell Metering Solutions pumps featuring new gearbox reducers with ratios from 60:1 to 5:1. They are designed for a wide range of processing applications and for use in manufacturing facilities. Combined with Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) electronic flow adjustment, Model P200 metering pumps with new gearboxes provide precise, accurate flow throughout the turndown range at up to 81.0 gph (255.4 lph) at pressure ratings to 350 psi (24 bar) for non-metallic pump heads and 1000 psi (69 bar) for metallic pump heads. The separate gearboxes also allow for versatility in changing applications and to prevent cross-contamination of actuating hydraulic oil. The Hydra-Cell P200 is available in Canada from John Brooks Company Limited.

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November 29, 2015  

Chicago Pneumatic unveils powerful angle grinder

November 29, 2015 – Chicago Pneumatic has launched a new angle grinder for industrial maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) – the CP75XX series – which is one of the most powerful angle grinders for its class on the market, enabling users to achieve a high material removal rate. Ideal for surface preparation and weld seam removal, the CP75XX series is a major evolution from the existing series and is expected to set a new high standard for grinders, enabling users to increase their productivity and ultimately, profitability.

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November 29, 2015  

Parker Air Saver Cuts Compressed Air Costs By 40-50 Per cent over Constant Flow Systems

Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that its Pneumatic Division has introduced a product to the North American market that’s designed to address emerging trends like Energy Savings/Sustainability. The new Air Saver Unit is suitable for use in both new and existing factory floor air nozzle and air guns applications that allow uncontrolled blow-offs.

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November 29, 2015  

Baldor Electric appoints Myla Petree to Director – Strategic Program Management

Baldor Electric Company recently appointed Myla Petree to the newly created position of Director – Strategic Program Management. In this role, she and a recently formed team of project managers will be responsible for organizing, driving and successfully implementing key projects across a variety of Baldor locations and products, creating value for the company and its customers.

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November 29, 2015  

Aerospace sector continues to power strong export growth for Quebec: EDC

Quebec’s highly diversified economy is on track for continued growth in exports this year and next, led by continuing strong international demand for aircraft and parts, according to a new global export forecast released by Export Development Canada (EDC).

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November 29, 2015  

Hatch receives ‘Outstanding Corporation’ Award for Philanthropy

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) awarded Hatch the 2015 Outstanding Corporation award for philanthropy on November 25. Hatch is the first engineering, technology and project delivery firm to receive this recognition since the category’s inception in 1989.

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November 29, 2015  

Majority of Quebecers oppose the Energy East pipeline, poll

Nearly six out of 10 people in Quebec are opposed to TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline project, according to a new poll released today, while one year ago, 70 per cent of people in Quebec supported the pipeline.

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November 29, 2015  

Ritchie Bros. auction in Toronto, December 7 – 8

Ritchie Bros., the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will sell 2,100+ trucks and equipment items at its next unreserved public auction in Toronto, ON, on December 7 – 8. Highlights include 190+ truck tractors, 165+ trailers, 60+ van trucks, 75+ compactors, 60+ excavators, 30+ skid steer loaders, 25+ wheel loaders, 110+ scissor lifts, 45+ boom lifts, 20+ tractors and more. All items will be sold to the highest bidders, without minimum bids or reserve prices. Bids can be placed in person, online at rbauction.com and by proxy. Ritchie Bros. will also hold unreserved auctions in Montreal, QC and Truro, NS in December.

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November 27, 2015  

Letter from the Editor: After three decades, it’s time for a change

Toronto – It’s been a good run – 30

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November 26, 2015  

10 dumb things smart people do when testing electricity

While anyone who works with electricity quickly developsa healthy

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November 25, 2015  

Firm hires VP for power transmission

Milwaukee, WI – Rexnord has appointed Bradd Schneider as

News
November 25, 2015  

World demand for mining equipment to approach $105 billion in 2019

Cleveland, OH – Global demand for mining equipment is

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November 25, 2015  

Motor maker appoints director of strategic program management

Fort Smith, AR – Baldor Electric Company recently appointed

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November 25, 2015  

Hydraulics parts distributor to install new warehouse management system

Seattle, WA – Tompkins Industries, Olathe, KS, a supplier

News
November 23, 2015  

Significantly slower growth seen by power transmission/motion control industry in third quarter

Chicago, IL – The PTDA Business Index for 3Q2015

News
November 23, 2015  

Equipment reliability and lubrication seminar comes to Calgary Jan. 28

Calgary, AB – An Equipment Reliability & Lubrication seminar

News
November 23, 2015  

Schaeffler Group to start production at new plant in Czech Republic next year

Herzogenaurach, Germany – Schaeffler Group has opened a US$100-million