MRO Magazine


November 5, 2008  

Service process helps cut cost and reduce waste by reusing instead of scrapping components

Canton, OH — The Timken Company is helping Oracle Packaging Co. reduce repair costs by providing a service that en…

October 31, 2008  

Timken targets wind power market with new developments

Canton, OH — The Timken Company plans to expand production capacity at its Tyger River facility in Union, SC, to s…

October 20, 2008  

Manufacturing sales in August erase recent gains

Ottawa, ON — Manufacturers had a notable pull-back in sales in August 2008 following four consecutive monthly incr…

September 17, 2008  

Manufacturing in Canada grows for four months straight

Ottawa, ON — Current-dollar manufacturing sales continued their broadly-based advance in July 2008, rising 2.7% to…

August 29, 2008  

Climate effect of industrial soot can include warming OR cooling

Baltimore, MD — Tons of soot are released into the air annually as industrial fuels are burned and forest fires ra…

August 27, 2008  

Industrial conference paper examines if ‘lean’ can be ‘green’

Minneapolis, MN — Manufacturers’ efforts to cut costs and reduce waste through so-called ‘lean’ manufacturing tech…

July 18, 2008  

Manufacturing sales see largest increase in past 14 months

Ottawa, ON — According to the latest Monthly Survey of Manufacturing from Statistics Canada, in 2002 prices, manuf…

June 27, 2008  

Advanced technology becoming common in manufacturing plants

Ottawa, ON — Advanced technologies are used extensively in Canadian manufacturing plants, according to preliminary…

June 3, 2008  

Workers injured in 2 of 3 Stelco incidents

Hamilton, ON — Steel producer Stelco Inc. recently received $400,000 in fines for three separate incidents, two of…

May 9, 2008  

How mechatronics helps machine builders

OEMs know that the old saying, “time is money,” has never been truer than it is in today’s competitive business lan…

April 11, 2008  

New survey shows how industry uses water in Canada

Ottawa, ON Statistics Canada’s new Industrial Water Survey, released in March 2008, gathered information on the i…

April 4, 2008  

Pressure equipment manufacturers form new association (April 04, 2008)

Caledon, ON – The creation of a new association, the Pressure Equipment Manufacturers of Canada (PEMoC), was annou…

March 27, 2008  

Industries operated at just 83% of their capacity in 2007

Ottawa, ON — Canadian industries reduced their use of production capacity in the fourth quarter, with the utilizat…

March 24, 2008  

Manufacturing struggles for a modest increase in January

Ottawa, ON — After closing out 2007 on a dismal note, manufacturers started 2008 with a modest but positive lift, …

February 1, 2008  

System focuses on bearing damage

Engine factories at leading automotive facilities in Europe, such as BMW (Steyr, Austria), Volvo Cars Engine Skvde (Sweden) and Opel (GM’s powertrain plant in Vienna, Austria), have invested heavily …

February 1, 2008  


One of these days you’ll be preparing to introduce an ambitious new goal or project, a new work routine, or a change in operations. And you’ll want to get your people excited and energized about the c…

January 17, 2008  

Industry experts, celebrities highlight Metal Matters 2008

Rockford, Il — Six prominent keynote speakers, including industry experts and broadcast celebrities, will highligh…

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…

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.

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…