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Automatic greasing systems specialist celebrates 40th anniversary with giveaway contest

FLO Components Ltd. is celebrating its 40th Anniversary with a Giveaway Contest.

Grainger reports drop in Canadian segment second quarter earnings

Second quarter 2017 sales for the Canada segment decreased 3 per cent in U.S. dollars and increased 2 per cent in local currency. Q2 contained $20 million of restructuring charges related to facility and headcount reductions.

Saskatchewan-based reliability maintenance company welcomes new CEO

EMW Industrial welcomes Dave Link, a food industry veteran with more than 27 years of experience, to their team as chief executive officer (CEO).

SKF inaugurates large-size bearing test centre

SKF inaugurated its newly-built Sven Wingquist Test Centre in Schweinfurt, Germany, an investment totalling EUR 40 million. The centre is the first in the world that is able to test large-size bearings under actual operating conditions.

Industrial segment leads power quality equipment market, report

The power quality equipment market is expected to grow from an estimated US$29.74 Billion in 2017 to US$40.85 Billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 6.56 per cent, from 2017 to 2022, according to a report from Markets and Markets.

Methane detection pilot aims to reduce emissions

Shell has launched a methane detector pilot at one of its shale gas sites near Rocky Mountain House in Alberta. The initiative aims to enable better early detection and repair of methane leaks, and ultimately reduce emissions.
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Payday – Why hackers are looking to shut down factories

While online thieves have long targeted banks for digital holdups, today’s just-in-time manufacturing sector is climbing toward the top of hackers’ hit lists.For instance, malware entering a North Carolina transmission plant’s computer network via email last August, spread like a virus and threatened to lock up the production line until the company paid a ransom. AW North Carolina stood to lose $270,000 in revenue, plus wages for idled employees, for every hour the factory wasn’t shipping its crucial auto parts. » Read More

MainTrain 2017

Date: September 25-28, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Sask.
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MEMO 2017

Date: September 24-27, 2017
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
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NIBA/PTDA Joint Industry Summit

Date: September 27–30, 2017
Location: Hollywood, Fla.
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SMRP Annual Conference

Date: October 16-19, 2017
Location: Kansas City, MO
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