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Lubrication

News
August 11, 2017  

Automatic greasing systems specialist celebrates 40th anniversary with giveaway contest

FLO Components Ltd. is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with

News
June 8, 2017  

Shell Canada budget drops by half a billion dollars after oilsands sale

Calgary – The president of Shell Canada says his

News
May 26, 2017  

Lubrication videos answer questions for industrial operators

Spring, TX – ExxonMobil has launched “The Grease Experts,”

News
January 27, 2017  

Agenda announced for World Fluid Power Summit

The National Fluid Power Association has posted its agenda

Feature
January 5, 2017  

Chain lubrication tips and methods

There are several leading factors that contribute to accelerated

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: The right lubricants drive energy efficiency, savings and productivity

Machinery and Equipment MRO is now accepting registrations for the 2016 Oil & Lube webinar series.
Date: September 8, 2016 2 P.M. EST.

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: Safe Performance – Minimize lubrication risk in operations

Some of the greatest risks to an operation typically occur during equipment servicing and maintenance. One way to ensure a safe environment is to reduce human-machine-interaction (HMI). This effort should be supported by best practices that enhance safety in a lubrication program.

News
November 18, 2016  

Webinar: What is the lubricant’s role in energy efficiency?

This complimentary webinar considers the various ways energy savings

News
November 2, 2016  

HollyFrontier to acquire Suncor Energy’s Petro-Canada Lubricants business

Dallas – HollyFrontier Corporation has announced it has entered

Feature
August 5, 2016  

What’s Up Doug? Rolling Element Bearings and Fluid Power

There are a number of ways that rolling element

News
July 7, 2016  

Parent of specialty filtration products manufacturer Des-Case acquired by IGP

Goodlettsville, Tenn. — Industrial Growth Partners (IGP), a San

Feature
February 19, 2016  

PTDA Foundation accepting nominations for 2016 Wendy B. McDonald Award

Chicago, Ill. – The PTDA Foundation’s Wendy B. McDonald

News
November 23, 2015  

Equipment reliability and lubrication seminar comes to Calgary Jan. 28

Calgary, AB – An Equipment Reliability & Lubrication seminar

News
October 22, 2015  

Grease lubricator line gets Canadian distribution deal

Mississisaua, ON – Ringball Corporation has been appointed the

News
June 19, 2015  

Distributor opens giant warehouse north of Toronto

Toronto, ON – Acklands-Grainger Inc., a distributor of industrial,

News
May 25, 2015  

Sixth year of series of seminars on Lube Basics is launched

Mississauga, ON – Automatic greasing systems specialist FLO Components

News
February 6, 2015  

SKF to increase focus on reducing costs by cutting jobs

Gothenburg, Sweden — SKF AB has announced that it

News
December 22, 2014  

2014 Tribology Gold Medal awarded for research into wear

Middlesex, England – The world’s highest award in Tribology,

News
October 1, 2014  

Quebec lubricant analysis firm adds Ontario sales agent

St-Laurent, QC – Predictive Maintenance Corporation has appointed Robert G. Webb as its new Ontario-based sales agent. Webb is president of RGW Sales Canada of Hamilton, ON, and has years of experience in sales, customer service, and large…

News
September 15, 2014  

US demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids to rise about 7% annually

Cleveland, OH – US demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids is forecast to increase 6.8% per year to $6.3 billion in 2018, with volume rising to 555 million gallons. “Growth will result from increasing market penetration of…

News
September 10, 2014  

SKF invests in new technical center in US

Gothenburg, Sweden – SKF plans to build a new 12,100 sq m (130,000 sq. ft.) facility in the greater Chicago area. The Global Technical Center Americas (GTCA) will reinforce SKF’s strategy to have these centers near its important customers…

News
August 19, 2014  

Lube Basics seminars set for four Ontario locations

Mississauga, ON – Automatic greasing systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. has announced the schedule for its 2014-2015 Lube Basics Seminars. Scheduled cities in Ontario will include Kitchener, Mississauga, Sudbury and Thunder Bay.

News
August 1, 2014  

New PTDA Membership Directory released

Chicago, IL – The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) has released its 2014 Membership Directory. The directory is a resource for connecting with the top decision-makers of the global power transmission/motion control (PT/MC)…

News
July 9, 2014  

Des-Case acquires sight glass line for oil analysis

Goodlettsville, TN – Des-Case Corporation, a manufacturer of contamination control products that improve equipment reliability, has purchased the visual oil analysis product line of Houston, TX-based Esco, an oil sight glass and level monitor…

News
June 16, 2014  

New mobile apps equip users with data on bearings, belts, seals, lube and more

Toronto – The expanding portfolio of SKF Mobile Apps equips users easily and quickly with useful technology information, software to make critical calculations, and the capability to conduct product and application searches. SKF Mobile Apps can…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Is lubrication data missing from your KPIs?

In industrial operations the world over, lubrication remains a vexing challenge. Indeed, when machine bearings fail, there’s a better than 70% chance that faulty or insufficient lubrication practices are ultimately to blame….

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Nano-ceramic grease extends maintenance interval 6x

A new high-performance nano-ceramic grease has proven to significantly extend the service life of bearings operating in washdown conditions. The grease is being used on lift truck wheel bearings for frozen food processing and handling…

Feature
June 1, 2014  

Understanding ball screw lubrication

Ball screws – mechanical devices that convert rotational motion to linear motion with a minimal amount of friction – are used in an array of industrial applications and particularly in machine tools. However, they must be lubricated…

News
May 13, 2014  

Seminars set for May focus on using oil analysis as a predictive maintenance tool

Calgary, AB – AGAT Laboratories has announced its new Lubricants Testing Technical Seminar Series will take place this month at three Alberta locations. The seminars are designed for industry professionals interested in achieving maintenance…

News
April 22, 2014  

One-day MRO Expo opens tomorrow in Mississauga

Toronto – A new tabletop trade show, MRO Expo, has been organized for April 23, 2014, by Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine, Canada’s leading trade publication for Canadian industrial maintenance and operations engineers and…