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Timken acquires Lovejoy, Inc.; portfolio includes industrial couplings and universal joints

The Timken Company, a leader in tapered roller bearings manufacturing, has acquired Lovejoy, Inc., a manufacturer of premium industrial couplings and universal joints, for approximately $66 million. » Read full article

Motion Industries breaks ground for expanded distribution centre

Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts, announces that it is building an expanded distribution centre (DC) near Dallas, TX. » Read full article

Insurance Bureau estimates the cost of Alberta wildfire damage

The Insurance Bureau of Canada says damage caused by the wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alta., totalled $3.58 billion, making it the most expensive disaster for insurers in the country’s history. » Read full article

Ontario funds projects to improve Occupational Health and Safety

Ontario is providing $4.38 million to support projects that will improve occupational health and safety for workers across the province. » Read full article

Bearing Specialists Association elects new president

The Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) has elected John Ruth, BDI, as president for 2016-2017, effective July 1, 2016. » Read full article
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Baldor Electric Co. Names Food and Beverage Industry Business Manager

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Mathew W. Happach named president of Lovejoy, Inc.

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Parent of specialty filtration products manufacturer Des-Case acquired by IGP

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Worker injured in slip-and-fall, company fined $60,000

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Feature News

Motor management programs

Given the challenges associated with meeting production requirements – cost cutting and reduced workforces – many plants are struggling to keep pace. One solution, according to Braam Meij, vice president, Customer Service, Siemens Canada, is to seek out a turnkey solution that addresses these needs. In this Q&A, Meij and his colleague, Fred Pelletier, manager, Sudbury and Kirkland Lake Service Centres, highlight Siemens’ motor management program as a turnkey service for the entire operating life of a motor. The best part? Full service with no upfront costs. » read more
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Lincoln announces new president, Business Development for the Americas Welding segment

The Lincoln Electric Company, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., announces the promotion of John T. Bronstrup to the newly created position of President, Business Development for the Americas Welding segment, effective immediately. »read more

Baldor Electric Co. Names Food and Beverage Industry Business Manager

Baldor Electric Company recently named Matt Price its new Food and Beverage Industry business manager. »read more

2016 Fluid Power Conference

Date: September 14, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL » more info

MainTrain 2016

Date: September 19 - 22, 2016
Location: Toronto » more info

Mines and Money Americas

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