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Bombardier gets contracts to do heavy maintenance on SkyWest, ExpressJet fleets

SkyWest Airlines, ExpressJet Airlines and their parent company have signed new 10-year, heavy-maintenance agreements with Bombardier Inc. » Read full article

Update to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

The Ontario government has amended the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and the WHMIS Regulation (R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 860) made under the OHSA to adopt new, international standards that are part of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). » Read full article

Advice on effectively entering the global manufacturing market

Toolots, Inc., a California-based company that provides factory-direct industrial equipment, tools and technology to domestic and international manufacturers, announces its Chief Operating Officer, Raymond Cheng, will present a session entitled “How U.S. Manufacturers Can Overcome Challenges of Expanding into China Markets” at FABTECH 2016. » Read full article

Motion Industries announces agreement to acquire OBBCO & Supply

Effective today, Motion Industries, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, has entered into a definitive agreement whereby Motion Industries has agreed to acquire OBBCO Safety & Supply, LLC. Transaction closing is expected to occur August 1, 2016. » Read full article
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Which country owns bragging rights on energy efficiency?

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GE appoints new president and CEO for its power conversion business

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Enbridge reaches settlement with U.S. Government for 2010 pipeline spills

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CRIQ and Festo sign agreement to advance Industry 4.0 in Quebec

During the economic mission to Germany organized by Quebec’s Ministry of Economy, Science, and Innovation, Centre de recherche industrielle du Québec (CRIQ) and internationally renowned company Festo signed an agreement to help speed up introduction of the principles of Industry 4.0 and smart factories in Québec’s manufacturing sector. Smart factories – a core element of Industry 4.0 – are characterized by continuous communication between the various tools and workstations of supply and production lines. Under this agreement CRIQ now enjoys access to new specialized resources and to some 30,000 avant-garde automation technologies tried and tested in over 175 countries. » read more

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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
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2016 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference

Date: November 13 - 15, 2016
Location: Chicago, IL » more info