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Lubrication

News
July 8, 2013  

Lubrication specialist hires sales manager for the GTA

Burlington, ON – Automatic lubrication systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. has appointed Oliver Paiement as territory sales manager – GTA.

News
May 27, 2013  

FLO Components becomes first SKF Lubrication Business Unit System House for both Lincoln and SKF brands in Canada

Mississauga, ON – Lubrication systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. has received a letter of intent from the SKF Lubrication Business Unit (LBU) designating the company as a SKF LBU System House for both Lincoln and SKF brands.

News
May 3, 2013  

Lubrication systems specialist appoints territory sales managers in southern and eastern Ontario

Mississauga, ON – Automatic Lubrication Systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. continues to expand its resources to better serve construction, road building, aggregate, trucking, manufacturing and processing companies in southern and eastern…

News
May 3, 2013  

Webinar tells how to calculate the fatigue life of bearings

Washington, DC – The American Bearing Manufacturers Association (ABMA) has announced that its continuing education program is launching a brand new webinar series in 2013. One of these is titled Using Industry Standards to Calculate…

News
May 3, 2013  

Lubrication society opens doors to big conference and exhibit May 5 in Detroit

Detroit, MI – STLE’s 68th Annual Meeting & Exhibition takes place May 5-9, 2013, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, MI, an easy driving distance for those in Toronto and the closest annual meeting of…

News
March 13, 2013  

Timken acquires UK-based automated lubrication systems firm

Canton, OH – The Timken Company has acquired Interlube Systems Ltd., which makes and markets automated lubrication delivery systems and related components to end-market sectors, including commercial vehicles, construction, mining, and heavy and…

News
January 1, 2013  

Selecting lubricants for enclosed and open gear drives.

Great care must be taken when selecting, applying and caring for gear lubricants. When troubleshooting gear drive problems the lubricant type and additive compounds used must be considered. This discussion looks specifically at lubrication for…

News
October 19, 2012  

Lube systems firm targets Ontario’s Nickel Belt

Mississauga, ON — Automatic lubrication systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. has appointed Marc Savage as territory sales manager for Sudbury as it continues to expand its resources to better serve mining, construction, road building,…

News
July 26, 2012  

Canadian lubricants and corrosion control firm joins PTDA

Chicago, IL — The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) welcomed a new manufacturer member in the second quarter of 2012. Krown Corporate of Schomberg, ON, manufactures industrial lubricants, cleaners and coatings for the…

News
July 16, 2012  

UK condition monitoring firm acquired by US giant

Cleveland, OH — Parker Hannifin Corp., a supplier of motion and control technologies, has acquired Kittiwake Developments Ltd. of Littlehampton, UK.

News
March 5, 2012  

US demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids to reach $7.4 billion in 2015

Cleveland, OH – Demand for synthetic lubricants and functional fluids is forecast to climb 8.6% per year to $7.4 billion in 2015, with volume reaching 625 million gallons on annual gains of 3.4%.

Feature
February 1, 2012  

An easy ‘way to improve gearbox life

Gearboxes are a key component of many industrial power transmission systems. Industrial gearboxes are highly engineered machines. Many components in gear drives have tight tolerances and optimized gear geometry that are required for…

News
January 24, 2012  

SKF rejigs support strategy for industrial markets

Gothenburg, Sweden – SKF reports it has formed two new business areas to be better able to serve the needs of customers within the industrial market. The two new areas are the Industrial Market, Strategic Industries and the Industrial Market,…

News
January 4, 2012  

ExxonMobil to consolidate lubricants and fuels divisions

Irving, TX – Exxon Mobil Corp. is anticipated to approve the consolidation of ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing Company and ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company into ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants & Specialties Marketing…

News
December 12, 2011  

Lubrication systems firm adds new rep for GTA

Mississauga, ON – Automatic lubrication systems specialist FLO Components Ltd. continues to expand its resources to better serve manufacturing and processing companies in the Greater Toronto Area with the appointment of Glenn Chapman as…

Feature
December 1, 2011  

Wind turbine gearbox lubrication requires special consideration

Industrial gearboxes are highly engineered machines. Many components in gear drives have tight tolerance limits and an optimized gear geometry. It stands to reason that such equipment needs special care. The successful operation and longevity…

Feature
November 1, 2011  

How to Achieve World-Class Maintenance

In this issue, I am beginning a series of eight articles that will explore what many companies would like to achieve – a world-class maintenance department.

News
August 15, 2011  

Bearing expert to speak at STLE Toronto meeting Sept. 13

Toronto, ON — The Toronto Section of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) next dinner meeting takes place Sept. 13, 2011, and will feature an after-dinner talk on Bearing Failure Analysis by Randy Ikenouye, P.Eng., the…

News
June 3, 2011  

Lube systems supplier recognized by both Ontario Government and Lincoln Industrial

Mississauga, ON — FLO Components Ltd., a firm specializing in automatic greasing systems, is one of 16 Ontario employers being recognized for dedication to training the next generation of skilled workers and supporting the province’s economic…

Feature
June 1, 2011  

What’s new in lubrication

Nanoceramic grease packaging suits high-volume applications