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News
September 28, 2020  

2020 PEMAC Award Winners

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada presented its annual

Feature
September 25, 2020  

Weekly Schedule Compliance is an Easy Tool but a Bit Tricky

Weekly schedule compliance is an easy key performance indicator (KPI), but a lot of people mess it up. We can use it to lock-in mediocre performance. However, when used properly, KPI can help boost our maintenance productivity.

News
September 21, 2020  

German Technology Day Coming Soon

Six automation and advanced manufacturing companies based in Canada,

News
September 18, 2020  

MRO September 2020 Issue Available On-Demand

The September 2020 Digital Edition of Machinery and Equipment

Feature
September 7, 2020  

OPINION: Changing Times Showcase Industry’s Adaptability

EDITOR’S NOTEBOOK (September 2020 issue of MRO Magazine) In

Feature
September 1, 2020  

A Unique Twist for the Old Taste Buds

Germans love big salty, soft-breaded pretzels. In the south of Germany, a freshly baked pretzel with butter and the aroma of freshly brewed coffee is a must on any breakfast table. Achieving the perfect shape, a symmetrically twisted pretzel, usually involves a lot of painstaking manual labour.

Feature
September 1, 2020  

From Theft Prevention to Quality Control: How IOT-Based Surveillance Can Help

It was a food and beverage manufacturer’s worst nightmare; $187,000 worth of product stolen in plain sight. It happened at a Tavistock dairy plant in 2019, when a man presented what appeared to be legitimate paperwork for a large quantity of cheese to be loaded onto a truck, and delivered to New Brunswick. It wasn’t until the delivery failed to arrive at the location that they realized the cheese was stolen.

News
August 31, 2020  

Mercedes gets big electric van order from Amazon

(AP) BERLIN – Amazon says it’s buying 1,800 electric

News
August 31, 2020  

Calgary chicken processing plant will remain open after COVID 19 outbreak

(CP) CALGARY – The Sofina Foods/Lilydale poultry processing plant

News
August 24, 2020  

Entrepreneurs prepare to scale up their food businesses in the COVID era

TORONTO – When Isabelle Lam and Jaimie Lee met

Podcast
August 21, 2020  

Focus on Scheduling and Planning of Maintenance

GUEST: Doc Palmer TOPIC: Focus on Scheduling and Planning of

Feature
August 20, 2020  

Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit

MRO Magazine recently held its first-ever Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit, which allowed maintenance, reliability, and operations professionals to learn techniques to optimize their day-to-day maintenance activities.

News
August 17, 2020  

MainTrain 2020 Schedule Announced

PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada has announced the

Product
August 11, 2020  

TE Connectivity Hydraulic LVDT Sensors

Optimized for hydraulic valves and actuators, TE Connectivity LVDT

News
August 10, 2020  

MRO Virtual Summit A Success

MRO Magazine recently held its first-ever half-day virtual summit.

News
August 10, 2020  

Ten workers test positive for COVID 19 at pork processing plant in Manitoba

BRANDON – A Maple Leaf Foods facility in Manitoba

Feature
August 3, 2020  

A Proactive Lifestyle for Your Machines – Focus on FLAB

Precision equipment care proactively targets the root causes of machine failure with the specific intent to increase equipment reliability. Proactively managing the mechanical and electrical aspects of fasteners, lubrication, alignment, and balance (FLAB) can increase equipment life, drive equipment reliability, reduce maintenance costs, and support an organization’s environmental sustainability objectives through improved energy efficiency.

Product
July 31, 2020  

WAGO I/O System Field

WAGO I/O System Field is IP67 rated and offers

News
July 31, 2020  

Pettibone Adds Super Equipment as Dealer

Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC has added Super Equipment Inc. to

Product
July 31, 2020  

AC Inverter Welding Power Supplies

AMADA WELD TECH Inc., MIB-300A and MIB-600A AC inverter

News
July 31, 2020  

New Cross-Border Guidebook for Business Travellers

The Canadian Tooling & Machining Association (CTMA), the Windsor-Essex

News
July 28, 2020  

MRO Virtual Summit

MRO Magazine’s Maintenance and Reliability in a Changed World Virtual Summit is set to take place on Thursday.

Feature
July 27, 2020  

Routine Maintenance on Production Equipment

Who Should Do It?

Feature
July 20, 2020  

Optimizing Maintenance Work

To accommodate increased production volume during COVID-19 pandemic.

News
July 14, 2020  

Federal wage subsidy to be extended to December, Trudeau says

OTTAWA – The federal government is for the second

News
July 13, 2020  

Return of North American economy will negate need for tariffs, PM tells Trump

(CP) WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged Donald

Product
July 13, 2020  

Low Profile Stoppers

Pipestoppers, a Division of Huntingdon Fusion Techniques HFT, design

Product
July 13, 2020  

CMC Paper-PRO

CMC S.p.A., Paper-PRO is a new auto-bagging system. It

Product
July 13, 2020  

Spring Loaded LVIT Linear Position Sensor

Harold G. Schaevitz Industries LLC ILPS-18S Series spring loaded

Feature
July 13, 2020  

Magnetism and Bearings

The question about allowable magnetism in bearings arose from