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December 4, 2018

GM closures only partially closing the gap on capacity and demand

General Motors’ decision to close three car assembly plants in North America and slash its workforce will only partially close the gap between capacity and demand, says analysts.

7 Tips for Building Safer Industrial Fluid Systems

Are potential safety risks lurking in your plant’s fluid systems? Read our recent blog post for tips on how to increase fluid system safety and maintain uptime through proper design.

Business groups disappointed no tax cuts in budget update

Ottawa will allow businesses to write off additional capital investments to make them more competitive, but will not be slashing taxes to match aggressive moves by south of the border.

Danfoss acquires industrial refrigeration PLC player

Danfoss has acquired AAIM Controls Inc., a major player in the North American industrial refrigeration market that specializes in custom-designed regulation and control automation solutions.

GE brings back former vice chair to restructure troubled power unit

General Electric Co is bringing back former vice chairman John Rice to the conglomerate as chairman of its revamped gas power business.
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Biodegradable tech is making industrial processes environmentally friendly

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New Gas Chromatograph from ABB

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Tools provide stronger, lighter and smaller solutions for bolting

SPX FLOW provides a full range of bolting and hydraulic power tool solutions; tools that are both powerful and practical, using advanced material technology to obtain stronger, lighter and smaller solutions to meet the demands of industry. » Learn More

Falcon doubles warranty on SSG Industrial UPS products

Falcon Electric, Inc. has announced it is doubling the warranty for its SSG Industrial Wide-temperature Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) family from two to four years. » Learn More

Hoist trolleys provide safe load movement

According to JD Neuhaus, trolley factors such as carrying capacity, ease of installation, explosion protection and ability to negotiate curves, must all be considered if the application is to be optimized. » Learn More

Wash down stainless steel enclosures

These Waterfall Series wall mounted enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing are designed for installation in applications where wash down capability is the key requirement. » Learn More

PDAC 2019

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, Ont.
March 3-6, 2019
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2019 Canadian School of Hydrocarbon Measurement

Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
Calgary, Alta.
March 11-13, 2019
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Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Que.
March 26-28, 2019
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ISA Calgary Show

Stampede Park
Calgary, Alta.
April 9-10, 2019
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