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Sep. 26-28, 2000: Canadian Manufacturing Week is at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ont. See special preview on page 47. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, ...


September 1, 2000
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Sep. 26-28, 2000: Canadian Manufacturing Week is at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ont. See special preview on page 47. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, toll-free (888) 322-7333; web site: www.reedexpo.ca/cmw.

Oct. 9-12, 2000: MINExpo International 2000 takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, in conjunction with the XVIII World Mining Congress. It’s expected to have 1,300 exhibitors and 40,000 participants. There will be a Canadian pavilion. For information, visit www.minexpo.com. It is sponsored by the National Mining Association, tel. (202) 463-2611.

Oct. 10-12, 2000: Canada’s Energy Efficiency Conference 2000, organized by NRCan’s Office of Energy Efficiency (OEE), will take place at the Ottawa Congress Centre and will explore the theme of “Energy Efficiency: Infinite Possibilities … Powered by Innovation.” It will focus on how energy efficiency can contribute to Canada’s climate change objectives, how it can boost the bottom line for business, and cover the deployment of energy-efficient technologies. For information, visit http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/conference/ or call the OEE at (613) 992-6130 or 1-877-633-7440.

Oct. 10-12, 2000: International Manufacturing & Engineering Technology or IMET Congress 2000, is at the Rosemont Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill. This event brings together conferences plus several industrial trade shows. The overriding theme for the event is the Internet. For more information, call (610) 458-7070, fax (610) 458-7171 or visit http://www.imetexpo.com.

Oct. 10-12, 2000: Motion Systems Technology Week includes the Hydraulics & Pneumatics Show, PT Design Show, and the Motion Controls & Sensors Show, at the Rosemont Convention Center in Rosemont (Chicago), Ill. More information can be found at http://tradeshows.penton.com/ motionweek.

Oct. 11, 2000: Annual General Meeting of PEMAC, the Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada, at 6:00 p.m. at Giffels Associates Ltd., 30 International Blvd., Toronto, ON. For information, call (905) 874-1154, e-mail mail@pemac.org, or visit www.pemac.org.

Oct. 16-19, 2000: A reliability-based maintenance conference called RBM University at Reliability Week 2000 takes place at the Atlanta Hilton and Towers, Atlanta, Ga. Presented by Computational Systems, Inc. (CSI), the conference offers advanced technical sessions in all RBM technologies. Contact CSI at (423) 675-2110, fax (423) 675-3100, for more information, or visit http://www.compsys.com.

Oct. 17-19, 2000: Reed Exhibitions is producing three industrial shows this fall: the Canadian Fabricating & Stamping Machinery Show, Weld Expo Canada and Finishing Expo Canada. They take place at the National Trade Centre, Toronto, ON. For details, visit www.reedexpo.ca/weldfab or call (416) 491-3999 or (888) 322-7333.

Oct. 18-20, 2000: The Sixth Annual Metro Hazmat Conference is at the Toronto Don Valley Crown Plaza Hotel. It features over 40 workshops on hazardous materials management plus a trade show. For details, call (416) 394-2817 or visit www.metro-hazmat.org.

Oct. 23-24, 2000: Predictive and Preventive Maintenance is a two-day seminar on how to “innovatively imitate” the best maintenance practices in North America. Organized by the Advanced Manufacturing Institute, it takes place in Toronto at the Colony Hotel. The fee is US$795.00 plus PST and GST. For details, call (800) 882-8684 or visit www.iqpc.com/seminars.

Oct. 25-26, 2000: Predictive and Preventive Maintenance is a two-day seminar on how to “innovatively imitate” the best maintenance practices in North America. Organized by the Advanced Manufacturing Institute, it takes place in Edmonton at the Ramada Hotel. The fee is US$795.00 plus PST and GST. For details, call (800) 882-8684 or visit www.iqpc.com/seminars.

Oct. 25-27, 2000: Plant & Facilities Expo, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Co-located with the Environmental Technology Expo and the 23rd World Energy Engineering Congress, the event showcases plant engineering improvements and industrial equipment upgrades, as well as commercial facility management and employee productivity improvement. Also included is a comprehensive conference program. For more information, contact the Association of Energy Engineers, 4025 Pleasantdale Rd., Ste. 420, Atlanta, GA 30340; tel. (770) 447-5083; fax (770) 446-3969; e-mail: webmaster@AEEcenter.org.

Oct. 25-28, 2000: PTDA Annual Convention. Celebrating the Power Transmission Distributors Association’s 40th Anniversary, the convention will be held at the Hilton Hotel at Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. Contact PTDA at (312) 876-9461 for more information, or fax (312) 876-9490. E-mail address is ptda@ptda.org, web site is www.ptda.org.

Oct. 26-29, 2000: MUSIAD is an international trade fair taking place at the Istanbul World Trade Centre in Turkey. The event covers four industry sectors, including machine and mechanical tools and spare parts, packaging technology, textiles and construction. An english brochure can be viewed at www.musiad.org.tr/fair2000/english/.

Oct. 27-29, 2000: SIBO (Salon Industriel du Bois Ouvr) is Quebec’s Industrial Woodworking Show. It takes place at the Htel des Gouverneurs in St-Hyacinthe, Que. For details, visit www.reedexpo.ca/wood.

Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2000: The Main Event maintenance management conference takes place in Toronto at the Holiday Inn on King. Included are several award presentations. Visit www.iir-canada.com for details and registration. PEMAC members receive a special discount. For details, call IIR at (416) 928-1078.

November 1, 2000: PEMAC’s Sergio Guy Memorial Award and Networking Night, Toronto, Ont. This annual award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the plant engineering and maintenance community as well as PEMAC (Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada). For details, visit www.pemac.org or call (905) 874-1154.

Nov. 6-9, 2000: The IDCON Paper Industry Maintenance Conference and exhibits take place in Atlanta, Ga., at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel. The conference is designed for maintenance and operations professional in the pulp, paper and associated industries. This is the 14th such event. For information, contact Michael Lippig at (919) 847-8764, fax (919) 847-8647, e-mail m_lippig@idcon.com or visit www.idcon.com.

Nov. 7-9, 2000: The Birmingham, U.K.-based event, Manufacturing Week, incorporates The Design Engineering Show (DES), Production, Automation and Vehicle Engineering & Design (VE&D). Co-located with Computers in Manufacturing (CIM), Tooling and Pre-owned Production Equipment (PPE), the event provides the U.K.’s largest industry forum for the manufacturing industry serving all sectors. For more information, contact Reed Exhibition Companies in the United Kingdom, tel. 011 44 20 8910 7878, fax 011 44 20 8910 7813, e-mail: neil.cook@reedexpo.co.uk.

Nov. 14-16, 2000: Fabtech 2000, the annual metal forming and fabrication e
xposition and conference, is at the I-X Center, Cleveland, Ohio. Contact the Society of Manufacturing Engineers by calling (313) 271-1500 or faxing (313) 271-2861, or visit its web site located at: www.sme.org.

Nov. 27-28, 2000: Predictive and Preventive Maintenance is a two-day seminar on how to “innovatively imitate” the best maintenance practices in North America. Organized by the Advanced Manufacturing Institute, it takes place in Vancouver at the Coast Vancouver Hotel. The fee is US$795.00 plus PST and GST. For details, call (800) 882-8684 or visit www.iqpc.com/seminars.

Nov. 27-28, 2000: EECO 2000 is the environment and energy conference aimed at business strategies for sustainable economic growth. It takes place at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. It will focus on how companies are incorporating new environmental strategies and technologies into their businesses. It is presented by the Globe Foundation. For information, send an e-mail to info@eeco.apfnet.org or call 1-800-274-6097.

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. 5-6, 2000: MEMAC’s Winter General Meeting takes place at the Dorval Hilton, Montreal. For the details, visit the Machinery & Equipment Manufacturers Association of Canada at www.memac.org or call (613) 232-7213.

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.

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. 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.MRO

For information about additional events of interest to maintenance professionals, visit www.mro-esource.com and click on the Event Calendar button.

Apr. 2001: The International Fastener & Precision Formed Parts Manufacturing Expo (IFE), which was to take place in Chicago Apr. 24-26, 2001, has been postponed. It was to be the show’s 10th anniversary.

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, send an e-mail: to 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 Instrumentation Society of America, #605-999 8th St. SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1J5; tel. (403) 209-3555, toll-free 1-888-799-2545, ext. 561; fax: (403) 245-8649.

April 25-26, 2001: The regional London Industrial Technology Show takes place at the London Convention Centre in London, Ont. For details, visit www.reedexpo.ca/london.

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, 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. Co-sponsored by the Alliance of Manufacturers & Exporters of Quebec, Canadian Fluid Power Association and Welding Products Manufacturers Association. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free 1-888-322-7333; or visit the web site at: www.reedexpo.ca.

May 30-31, 2001: The London Industrial Technology Show takes place at the Western Fairgrounds facility in London, Ont. (it’s a new venue for the event). Between 175 and 200 exhibitors are expected. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free 1-888-322-7333; or visit the web site at: www.reedexpo.ca.

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, 3761Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free 1-888-322-7333; or visit www.reedexpo.ca/edmonton.

June 24-27, 2001: 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.

September, 2001: The specific dates for Canadian Manufacturing Week 2001 have yet to be announced, but you can expect this event to return to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., again in mid-September. 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.

Sept. 12-13, 2001: The Atlantic Industrial Exhibition will be held at the Coliseum-Agrena in Moncton, N.B. For details, visit www.reedexpo.ca/atlantic.

Sep. 25-26, 2001: BC Industrial Week Expo, at BC Place Stadium, Vancouver, B.C. This show has been 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 1-888-253-1718.

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 e-mail tickets@dmg.co.uk.

Oct. 15-18, 2001: Reed Exhibitions presents the Canadian Machine Tool Show and the National Factory Automation Show concurrently at the National Trade Centre, Toronto, Ont. For details, visit www.reedexpo.ca/cmts.

Oct. 27-28, 2001: The Woodworking Machinery & Supply Expo comes to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. For details, visit www.reedexpo.ca/wood.

2002

May 29-30, 2002: The Southwestern Ontario Industrial Show takes place in Kitchener, Ont., at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium. Over 250 exhibitors are expected. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies, Unit 1, 3761Victoria Park Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3S2; tel. (416) 491-7565, toll-free 1-888-322-7333; or visit the web site at: www.reedexpo.ca.

Oct. 9-12, 2002: The PTDA Annual Convention is at the Marriott Desert Springs Hotel, Palm Desert, Calif. 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.2003

2003

Oct. 15-18, 2003: The PTDA Annual Convention is at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, La. 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.