MRO Magazine

Interesting association meetings dispersed through coming months

Ongoing: Motor and drive courses, including a new course on commutation systems, are being offered throughout the year by the Small Motors & Motion Association (SMMA) Motor & Motion College. Most cour...


November 1, 2000
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Ongoing: Motor and drive courses, including a new course on commutation systems, are being offered throughout the year by the Small Motors & Motion Association (SMMA) Motor & Motion College. Most courses take place at the Holiday Inn O’Hare in Rosemont (Chicago), Ill. Courses also may be customized for in-house presentations. For further information, contact SMMA at (508) 655- 4409; fax (508) 651-3920; e-mail: info@smma.org; web site: www.smma.org.

Now-June 2001: Wainbee Learning Centres offers a variety of training courses on Industrial Pneumatic Technology, Industrial Hydraulic Technology, Practical Automation Technology, Machine Tool Elements, and Electrohydraulic Motion & Control Technology. Locations include Mississauga, Calgary, Saskatoon and others. For dates and locations, call (888) 924-6233, or visit www.wainbee.com.

Dec. 4-5, 2000: The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Hamilton, Ont., is offering a two-day intensive course in Health and Safety Training for Managers and Supervisors. Contact Irene Brelsforth at (905) 572-2981, ext. 4467; e-mail ireneb@ccohs.ca; or call Customer Service at 1-800-668-4284.

Dec. 5, 2000: The Mining Section Meeting of MEMAC (Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers’ Association of Canada) takes place at the Dorval Hilton, Montreal. For more information, contact MEMAC by phone at (613) 232-7213, by fax at (613) 232-7381, by e-mail to memac@istar.ca or visit www.memac.org.

Dec. 5, 2000: The Forest Industries Suppliers Meeting of MEMAC (Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers’ Association of Canada) takes place at the Dorval Hilton, Montreal. For more information, contact MEMAC by phone at (613) 232-7213, by fax at (613) 232-7381, by e-mail to memac@istar.ca, or visit www.memac.org.

Dec. 6, 2000: The Winter General Meeting of MEMAC (Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers’ Association of Canada) takes place at the Dorval Hilton, Montreal. For more information, contact the association by phone at (613) 232-7213, by fax at (613) 232-7381, by e-mail to memac@istar.ca, or visit www.memac.org.

Dec. 6-7, 2000: Automation Fair 2000, hosted by Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation. Located in Philadelphia, Pa., the event will include exhibits, technical sessions and hands-on labs. To learn more, visit www.ab.com.

Dec. 11-15, 2000: UE Training Systems’ Level I Airborne Ultrasound Classroom Training Courses are for inspectors employing airborne ultrasound for non-destructive testing. The five-day courses conform to American Society of Non Destructive Testing (ASNT) standard recommended practice, and include classes in theory, instrumentation and application. All classes take place at the UE Training Systems Center in Elmsford, N.Y. For more information, contact (888) 222-7228, fax (914) 347-2181 or e-mail training@uesystems.com.

2001

Mar. 5-6, 2001: The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Hamilton, Ont., is offering a two-day intensive course in Health and Safety Training for Managers and Supervisors. Contact Irene Brelsforth at (905) 572-2981, ext. 4467; e-mail ireneb@ccohs.ca; or call Customer Service at 1-800-668-4284.

Mar. 20-22, 2001: Expo Manufactura, Mexico’s largest metalworking and manufacturing event, takes place at Cintermex, Monterrey, N.L. Mexico. For details, contact the organizer, E.J. Krause & Associates Inc., tel. (301) 493-5500, fax (301) 493-5705.

Apr. 3-5, 2001: National Facilities Management & Technology Conference/Expo, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD. For Information, contact the sponsor, ROC Exhibitions Inc., at (630) 271-8234, e-mail: roc_exhibitions@ameritech.net, or visit www.nfmt.com.

Apr. 4-5, 2001: ISA Calgary, at Stampede Park, Calgary, Alta., is a biennial instrumentation show focusing on solutions for industrial measurement and control activities. For more information, contact the Instrument Society of America, #605-999 8th St. SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1J5; tel. (403) 209-3555, toll-free (888) 799-2545, ext. 561; fax: (403) 245-8649.

April 23-28, 2001: Hannover Messe in Hannover, Germany, is expected to attract over 7,000 exhibitors and 280,000 visitors. Areas of emphasis at this huge industrial fair include factory automation, power transmission and control, and compressed air technology and equipment, among others. For details, visit www.hannovermesse.de or contact the Canadian representative, Co-Mar Management Services in Toronto at (416) 690-0331 or (800) 727-4183, e-mail comar@baldhead.com or visit www.hfcanada.com.

Apr. 24-26, 2001: IFE, the International Fastener & Precision Formed Parts Manufacturing Expo, which was to take place in Chicago, has been postponed. It was to be the show’s 10th anniversary. For more information, contact Joe McGeachy at (203) 840-5689; fax (203) 840-9689; e-mail: jmcgeachy@reedexpo.com; or visit the web site at www.reedexpo.com.

May 6-10, 2001: Metalform 2001 will be co-located with the International Welding & Fabricating Exposition at the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio. More than 1,000 exhibitors are expected. Anticipated attendance in excess of 40,000 at this joint venture will create the largest trade show in Ohio and the pre-eminent annual fabricating show in the world. Contact the Precision Metalforming Association, 6363 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, OH 44131-2500, tel. (216) 901-8800, fax (216) 901-9190, or visit www.metalforming.com.

May 15-17, 2001: PMDS Montreal, the Plant Maintenance & Design Engineering Show (also known as SIMU–Salon industriel de la maintenance et de l’ingnierie d’usine), takes place at Place Bonaventure, Montreal, Que. Five interrelated markets are served in this biennial event, covering plant maintenance, design, environmental, materials management and industrial processing. It is co-sponsored by the Alliance of Manufacturers & Exporters of Quebec, the Canadian Fluid Power Association and the Welding Products Manufacturers Association. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761 Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free (888) 322-7333; or visit the web site at www.reedexpo.ca.

May 15-17, 2001: A new event, Soudage Quebec/Weld Quebec, is expected to be Quebec’s largest exhibition of welding equipment, machinery, products & services. It is co-located with SIMU/PMDS at Place Bonaventure in Montreal. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761 Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free (888) 322-7333; or visit the web site at www.reedexpo.ca.

May 30-31, 2001: The regional London Industrial Technology Show takes place at the London Convention Centre in London, Ont. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761 Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free (888) 322-7333; or visit the web site at www.reedexpo.ca/london.

June 19-21, 2001: The Western Industrial Technology Exhibition will be held at the Northlands Agricom in Edmonton, Alta. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761 Victori
a Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free (888) 322-7333; or visit the web site at www.reedexpo.ca/edmonton.

June 24-27, 2001: The EASA 2001 Convention takes place in Chicago, Ill. For information on the Electrical Apparatus Service Association’s annual meeting and exhibition, contact the group at (314) 993-2220 or visit its web site at www.easa.com.

Sept. 12-13, 2001: The Atlantic Industrial Exhibition takes place in Moncton, N.B. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761 Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free (888) 322-7333; or visit the web site at www.reedexpo.ca.

Sep. 25-26, 2001: BC Industrial Week Expo is at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, B.C. This show is being expanded to include machine tools, CAD/CAM and robotics, factory automation, plant maintenance and supplies, maintenance and distribution software, power and hand tools, materials handling and warehousing, welding, instrumentation and controls, and plant machinery and equipment. Further information is available by calling (416) 398-2786, toll-free (888) 253-1718.

Oct. 3-6, 2001: The PTDA Annual Convention is at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel, Atlanta, Ga. For more information, contact Power Transmission Distributors Association at (312) 876-9461, fax (312) 876-9490. E-mail address is ptda@ptda.org, web site is www.ptda.org.

Oct. 8-11, 2001: The Metals Engineering Event takes place at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, England. Details are available from DMG World Media Ltd. at +44 1737 855296 or send an e-mail request to tickets@dmg.co.uk.

Oct. 15-18, 2001: Reed Exhibitions presents the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show, including the Canadian Machine Tool Show (CMTS) and the National Factory Automation Show (NFAS), at the National Trade Centre, Toronto, Ont. For information, contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, toll-free (888) 322-7333, or visit www.reedexpo.ca/cmts.

Oct. 27-28, 2001: The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo comes to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. For information, contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, toll-free (888) 322-7333, or visit www.reedexpo.ca/wood.

Nov 14-15, 2001: A new event, MRO Expo, is being planned for the Toronto Congress Centre. It is being co-located with the Supply Chain Management Expo (formerly Logistics Canada Expo). The Power Transmission Distributors Association is a sponsor. For information, contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, toll-free (888) 322-7333, or visit www.reedexpo.ca.

2002

Sept. 24-26, 2002: Canadian Manufacturing Week returns to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. The event comprises three shows– the Canadian Plant Engineering & Maintenance Show, the Canadian Design Engineering Show and the Facility Maintenance Show. For information, contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, toll-free (888) 322-7333, or visit www.reedexpo.ca/cmw.