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June 1, 2010  

BSA looks for the sunshine

A Look Back to Step Ahead was the theme of the 2010 Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) annual convention, which took place in May at the Naples Grand Resort in Naples, FL.

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February 1, 2010  

IDI Marks 29th Anniversary

Montreal, QC — More than 150 delegates attended the 2010 General Meeting and IDI Mart of IDI Independent Distributors Inc., the Mississauga, ON, based industrial buying group, which was held mid-January in Montreal.IDI is a network of…

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June 1, 2009  

More Than Just ‘Bearing’ It ENJOYING EVERY MINUTE!

How does an industrial supply business grow? Through energy, intelligence, hard work and a sense of fun, that’s how. As long as the products and service levels are top rate and in demand, it’s a sure-…

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February 1, 2006  

Going from strength to strength

Over the years, it has been interesting to watch the progress of IDI Independent Distributors Inc. What was a small group who got together some 25 years ago to develop some buying clout has evolved in…

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February 1, 2006  

IDI shareholders benefit from annual trade show

The 2006 shareholders meeting Jan. 17-21, 2006 at the Delta Meadowvale hotel in Mississauga, Ont., was part of a very significant year for IDI Independent Distributors Inc. The buying group marked its…

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November 1, 2003  

Quiet Bearings Make for Quiet Electric Motors

For long life and minimal motor noise, it is important to select a quiet bearing for electric motors. Today, electric motors function at increasingly higher speeds and higher operating temperatures, a…

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November 1, 2003  

Industry Event: New Orleans Venue Helps Regenerate PTDA

Another successful annual convention has been organized by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA), with about 700 delegates gathering in New Orleans Oct. 16-18, 2003, for the event.The…

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November 1, 2003  

Three-Phase Circuit Recloser Has Tight Seal

Cooper Power Systems’ Kyle type PWE and PWVE pad-mounted, three-phase automatic circuit reclosers provide reliable and economical overcurrent protection for distribution systems using underground cabl…

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November 1, 2003  

Focus Is on Surge Suppression Business

Eaton has reaffirmed its commitment to the growth and success of its recently acquired Innovative Technology transient voltage surge suppression business. Product manufacturing has been relocated to E…

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November 1, 2003  

NTN Canada to Move to New Location

NTN Bearing Corp. of Canada is relocating its Canadian corporate head office to a new, larger facility at the end of the year. The new location is at 305 Courtneypark Drive W., Mississauga, Ont. The c…

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November 1, 2003  

Commercial Solutions Acquires Cando Oilfield Supplies

Commercial Solutions Inc. of Edmonton, Alta., completed the acquisition in September 2003 of Cando Oilfield Supplies & Services Ltd. of Nisku, Alta., an oil and gas equipment distribution company.Comm…

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September 1, 2003  

Doing power transmission business in turbulent times

Today’s business environment is rife with uncertainty. Traditional customers are altering their purchasing systems, unilaterally imposing price reductions on vendors or disappearing from the marketpla…

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September 1, 2003  

NTN Canada to expand corporate headquarters (September 01, 2003)

NTN Bearing Corporation of Canada Ltd. has announced plans to build a new, expanded corporate headquarters.Official groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Canadian corporate head office and distributio…

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June 1, 2003  

Speakers coach BSA members at annual meeting

ttendees at the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) 2003 annual convention April 26-30, 2003, in Pasadena, California, were coached on today’s toughest business topics — the economy, ethics and lea…

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June 1, 2003  

New Firm’s Focus Is Industrial Energy Efficiency

Eco-Watt Inc. of Montreal is a new certified energy consultant representing Energy Automation Systems Inc. (EASI) of Hendersonville, Tenn., which has offered products and systems for electrical energy…

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June 1, 2003  

Pemac Appoints Clegg as Executive Director

Norman Clegg has been appointed executive director of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC), reports association president David Taggart, P. Eng.Clegg is a long-term memb…

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December 1, 2002  

Briefs (December 01, 2002)

The Timken Company of Canton, Ohio, a producer of bearings and alloy steel, reached an agreement in October with Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd. of Woodcliff Lake, N.J., to acquire its Torrington subsidiary…