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Schneider Electric appoints new CEO for North American operations

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has appointed Annette Clayton as President and CEO, North America Operations. » Read full article

Ontario partnering with Schaeffler Canada to create jobs in Stratford, Ontario

Ontario is partnering with rolling bearings manufacturer Schaeffler Canada Inc. to invest in technology and grow its business, creating 44 new jobs and retaining 382 positions. » Read full article

Lawson Products launches Kent Automotive Aluminum Repair Solutions

Lawson Products, Inc., a distributor of products and services to the MRO and automotive marketplaces, announced the launch of Aluminum Repair Solutions under its Kent Automotive brand. » Read full article

ICP reaches thousands of students at Skills/Compétences Canada

Industrial Careers Pathway (ICP) made itself known to about 2,000 young participants at the 22nd annual Skill/Compétences Canada on June 6-7, in Moncton, NB. Motion Industries Inc. supported the event. » Read full article

Ontario releases new Climate Change Action Plan

Ontario is continuing to lead in the growth of the low-carbon economy with the release of the province’s Climate Change Action Plan. Through this plan, the province will continue to reduce greenhouse gas pollution to fight climate change. » Read full article

PTDA 2016 Industry Summit Facilitates Cross-Channel Networking in San Diego

The Power Transmission Distributors Association has opened advanced registration for its PTDA 2016 Industry Summit to be held in San Diego, Calif. (October 19-22, 2016). » Read full article

Hydraulic Institute announces Summer 2016 webinar lineup

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Reduce injury risk with compliant Hi-Vis, FR and PPE

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Takumi USA opens Indianapolis showroom to launch new brand

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Shuster Corporation celebrates 100th year in business

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How a mechanic masters reliability engineering

Jeff Smith was working on track maintenance gangs for Canadian Pacific Railway when a machine in his line of sight blew a hydraulic hose. As he watched mechanics spring into action to install a new hose, he noticed the dirty fittings and thought: “Well, that could be done better. We could have done it another way and we could have done it faster and we could have done it so that it wouldn’t happen again.” Since 1982, Smith, who is currently a reliability subject matter expert with Acuren, corporate, has made it his mission to continuously improve and to run diagnostics on systems and equipment so that they “run cooler and better.” » read more


Public Aladon RCM3 Introductory Course

Date: August 3 -5, 2016
Location: Burlington, ON » more info

Industrial Supply North America

Date: September 12 - 17, 2016
Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL » more info

Motion, Drive & Automation North America

Date: September 12 - 17, 2016
Location: McCormick Place, Chicago, IL » more info

Mines and Money Americas

Date: September 26 - 28, 2016
Location: Toronto, ON » more info