MRO Magazine


  • U.S. cutting tool sales show growth

    April 13, 2018 by Rehana Begg

    February U.S. cutting tool consumption totalled $190.12 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This total, as reported by companies participating in the Cutting Tool Market Report collaboration, was up

  • News

    PTDA 2018 Canadian Conference

    March 19, 2018 by Rehana Begg

    Chicago, Ill. – Registration is now open for the PTDA 2018 Canadian Conference, to be held June 6-8, 2018, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Downtown, Toronto. For the seventeenth year, key decision makers of the Canadian power transmission/motion

  • News

    Canadian Mechanical & Plumbing Exposition

    March 16, 2018 by Rehana Begg

    Canadian Mechanical & Plumbing Exposition is a three day event held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto (March 21-23, 2018). This event showcases products, such as forced air and hydronics, air conditioning, ventilation, hearth, plumbing, piping, refrigeration and

  • News Industry

    Mercosur agreement aims to diversify Canada’s international trade portfolio

    March 9, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Ottawa – Canada is expected to announce Friday the start of formal free trade negotiations with the four-country South American trade bloc known as Mercosur. A spokesman for International Trade Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says the negotiations could begin in earnest

  • News Industry

    US factories expand at strongest rate in almost 14 years

    March 1, 2018 by The Canadian Press

    Washington – American manufacturers said they expanded in February at the fastest pace in nearly 14 years _ gains driven in part by a jump in hiring. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, reported Thursday

  • ‘Factory of the future’: N.B. researcher to study 3D printing powered by thought

    September 8, 2017 by The Canadian Press

    Fredericton – New Brunswick researchers are plotting what they call the “factories of the future” by developing 3D-printing technologies they said could pave the way for the next industrial revolution. Mechanical engineer Ed Cyr is studying the applications of artificial

  • Report optimistic about Canadian manufacturing growth in 2017

    January 25, 2017 by MRO Magazine

    Toronto – Grant Thornton LLP and SYSPRO Canada, proudly sponsored Manufacturers’ Outlook 2017 Report, published by PLANT Magazine – partnering in the development of the report and sharing its findings. Reflecting on engagement with over 500 leading manufacturing executives across

  • Hannover Messe 2017 to highlight the benefits of Industrie 4.0

    January 10, 2017 by MRO Magazine

    The last HANNOVER MESSE had a clear message: integrated industry has well and truly reached the mainstream. To prove its point, the show featured over 400 application examples of fully digitalized processes for the manufacturing and energy industries. The fourth industrial revolution, it seems, is well underway. However, to ensure that the factories of the future don’t remain castles in the air, it is necessary to shine a stronger spotlight on the benefits for industry, employees and society in general. And that is precisely what HANNOVER MESSE 2017 will do.