MRO Magazine


October 11, 2022  

MRO Roundtable – The Most Important Decisions in Asset Management

At the recent 2022 PEMAC Maintrain conference, MRO ran

October 11, 2022  

The Role of the Maintenance Manager 

Any plant has the potential to have a successful maintenance department, the payoff is an engaged maintenance team providing focused equipment care and customer service to the production department with a result of sustainable equipment reliability.

October 10, 2022  

Greasing of Conveyor Pulley Bearings

Grease acts as both a lubricant and a key component of seals used in split pillow block housings.

October 5, 2022  

Robotics and the food industry

Technology that provides food producers with real-time data analytics enables them to optimize the use of energy and raw materials, reduce food and energy waste, and achieve higher production capacities.

October 5, 2022  

The Advantages of a Data-Driven Culture for Food Production

Maximizing capacity and capability with integrated data management adds value at every stage of manufacturing to improve profitability despite notoriously razor-thin margins.

September 21, 2022  

IMTS 2022: Back with a bang

Companies like Hexagon, Nikon and Faro were eager to speak to Canadian Manufacturing about their industrial 3D laser scanners.

September 9, 2022  

MRO is looking to the future

Back in 2018, a simpler time before the world

September 9, 2022  

Reigniting operational excellence at Pepsi

As world events and other challenges overshadow business operations,

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August 2, 2022  

Responsibilities of workplace health and safety

Maintaining and promoting health and safety in the workplace is important throughout the employee journey. Whether they’re a new worker or a seasoned professional, training (and retraining) is a key factor that can help staff stay safe while on the job.

July 29, 2022  

How equipment management systems can improve operations

Equipment management systems help track and manage the tools and small equipment used in daily operations. Managing equipment maintenance and expenses in a cloud-based software maximizes asset efficiency and improves your return on investment.

July 26, 2022  

Happy days for Ontario’s automotive manufacturing

Editor’s Notebook for June 2022 issue of MRO.

July 26, 2022  

Correctly and completely interpreting oil analysis reports

Lubricating oil analysis is an equipment condition monitoring technique that cannot be ignored in today’s competitive marketplace.

July 18, 2022  

Continued Investment in Canadian automotive production

Investments in Ontario production plants are on the rise, with manufacturers who operate in the province pledging additional money more regularly. Quebec is also seeing investments in cleantech plants.

July 18, 2022  

Should we consider humans an asset?

There has been a lot of discussion around the

July 14, 2022  

FABTECH Canada comes back in 2022

FABTECH Canada, which is billed as the country’s largest

July 11, 2022  

Step-by-step guide to build a successful precision maintenance program

Precision maintenance as a philosophy is a vital ingredient that guarantees consistent maintenance work.

July 11, 2022  

Precision bearing maintenance

Definition: Ensuring that all maintenance practices for components associated with the bearing are at a level as to allow the maximum performance of the bearing. These include, installation practices, tools used, skills of millwrights, accuracy of mating components, alignment and balancing of the rotating assembly.

July 6, 2022  

Building an innovative workplace reputation

EMC hosted Maxine Labbe, Montana HR, and Daniel Goulet, Systemair at a recent event. Here we look at an overview of that discussion.

July 6, 2022  

Max uptime event brings F&B industry together

Around 100 food and beverage industry professionals attended Food and Beverage Maintenance and Engineering magazine’s Max Uptime virtual event recently.

July 5, 2022  

How can service partnerships deliver guaranteed business outcomes?

New service models can help industry maximize uptime, extend product life cycles, enhance performance and boost energy efficiency.

July 5, 2022  

Role and responsibilities of the maintenance technician

When maintenance work orders are scheduled and assigned it is the technician’s job to execute the work. Although this seems like a relatively simple task, we know there is more to their jobs than completing assigned work.

June 13, 2022  

Responding to industry surges and mass hiring

Industries are growing and the rate of hiring is trending alongside this surge.

June 13, 2022  

OPINION: Staying safe and secure

Editor’s Notebook April 2022 Issue, MRO Magazine.

May 31, 2022  

Management’s role employee retention

Effective management is crucial to the operations of any manufacturing organization.

May 31, 2022  

Building a culture of safety in food and beverage manufacturing

Due to sector-wide labour shortages and continuing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canadian F&B manufacturing industry now relies upon temporary workers more than ever.

May 24, 2022  

Machine safeguards and hazard control in manufacturing

There’s a reason why working with heavy machinery is treated with a certain respect.

May 19, 2022  

Completing the industrial equipment reliability maturity cycle

Every equipment reliability improvement program experiences a developmental learning period; from the reactionary “break and fix” mentality to a complete asset management maturity.

May 18, 2022  

Endress+ Hauser Canada thinks green

Endress+Hauser Canada invited special guests, company executives and media to its Burlington Customer Experience Centre Inauguration in Burlington, Ontario. The building is being hailed as one of the ‘greenest’ commercial structures in Canada.

May 17, 2022  

How a hydronic air handler can help

As an output of COVID-19, more information has become readily available on achieving the quality of air to influence positive health.

May 12, 2022  

Safety and bearings

Over the years, there have been many situations in