MRO Magazine

Category
Manufacturing

News
January 7, 2008  

Raw material prices surging, says StatsCan

Ottawa, ON — In November 2007, prices for manufactured products and raw materials were pushed up by surging petrol…

Feature
December 1, 2007  

Shaking Out the Bad Pennies

“Now stop writing and I’ll tell you something,” announces Michel Beaudin, director of maintenance at the McAuslan Brewery in Montreal.

Feature
December 1, 2007  

Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Traditionally, maintenance departments do not sing their own praises, but maybe that should change. In many companies maintenance departments are still considered as an overhead, a cost of doing busin…

Feature
December 1, 2007  

Executing Effective Projects

Many readers may not be aware of the business impact of project management and project-related issues, so we’ll deal with them here.

News
November 16, 2007  

Sales drop in 15 of 21 manufacturing industries in September

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturing sales declined 0.9% in September 2007, continuing a weakening trend observed over the p…

News
November 15, 2007  

Manufacturing proves resilient to shocks of Canadian economy

Ottawa, ON — Output and employment continued to expand steadily through October 2007, unfazed by the late-summer t…

Feature
November 1, 2007  

Partners in Invention

Processing seaweed to obtain extracts for agricultural uses is far from an everyday manufacturing task. Since no off-the-shelf equipment exists that has been designed specifically for this purpose, ma…

Feature
November 1, 2007  

Sculpture Wins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Welding

Chicago, IL — The Millennium Park monumental Cloud Gate sculpture in Chicago is the 2007 recipient of the American Welding Society’s (AWS) Outstanding Achievement in Welding Award.

Feature
June 1, 2007  

Why Stainless Steel Rusts

Most of us think of stainless steel, like that used in a wide variety products, including hand tools, as — literally — stainless or non-rusting. Yet sometimes, rust will form on these products and t…