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Global anti-counterfeiting solutions growing to protect brands and consumers

According to the 2016 Brand Protection and Product Traceability Market Research report from PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, counterfeiting is predicted to increase three per cent per year worldwide.

Ontario investing in advanced manufacturing in Guelph

Ontario is partnering with MTM Automation and Aerospace Manufacturing Inc. to invest in new equipment and innovative technologies, creating six new jobs and retaining 12 positions in Guelph.

Valve World Expo Düsseldorf 2016 event posts top trade fair ratings

With 725 exhibitors from 40 countries on over 215,000 square feet of exhibit space and 12,350 trade visitors from 88 nations, the fourth Valve World Expo Düsseldorf confirmed its position as the No. 1 trade fair for the industrial valves sector.

Rockford Systems joins National Safety Council

Rockford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of machine safeguarding products and services, has become a member of the National Safety Council (NSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives and preventing injuries.

Revised standard on safety requirements for packaging and processing machinery

PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announced the approval of its ANSI/PMMI B155.1-2016 Safety Requirements for Packaging and Processing Machinery standard as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute by the Board of Standards Review.

Company fined for selling ozone-harming chemical

A company in Mississauga, Ont., has been fined $225,000 for importing and selling chemicals that harm the ozone layer.

Canada receives Best Country Award at international mining investment forum

Canada's mineral industry has been recognized by Mines and Money London, Europe’s biggest mining finance conference, for its innovation, environmental stewardship, Indigenous engagement and corporate social responsibility.


Debunking four condition-based maintenance misconceptions

Condition-based maintenance, applied to mission critical and non-critical assets, can be an effective strategy for spotting decreasing performance and for triggering maintenance so that work can be completed before the equipment fails. Even with CBM in place, it’s advisable that maintenance practitioners brush up on the skills and instrumentation that will help turn performance information into proactive maintenance tasks. Among the many misinterpretations of CBM, here are four that we’d like to lay bare, along with suggestions on what to do instead. » read more

Maintenance Planning & Scheduling with Doc Palmer

Date: January 17-18, 2017
Location: St. Catharines, ON » more info

Maintenance and Inspection Training

Date: January 23-26, 2017
Location: Chester, OH » more info