Maintenance & Management News
Automatic Greasing Systems specialist FLO Components Ltd.'s announces the winner of the third and final draw in its 40th Anniversary Giveaway Contest. Gabriel Lopez, Marketing Specialist at FLO announced; "Thomas Steckel of Guelph, Ontario is the final lucky winner in our anniversary celebration contest. Thomas' name was drawn randomly from all eligible entries and he successfully answered a skill testing question."
Michelin North America is partnering with Case Construction Equipment to add the Michelin 10N16.5 and 12N16.5 X TWEEL SSL as a factory-approved/supplied option for all Case skid-steer loaders in 2018. Case is the first skid-steer loader OEM to offer the Michelin X Tweel SSL from the factory. The SSL All-Terrain version is designed for rugged off-road working conditions and is a viable option for industries such as construction, landscaping and agriculture.
VMAC will be joining Summit Truck Bodies at the World of Concrete, January 23 - 26 in Las Vegas. The Summit Truck Bodies booth #C7127 will feature Summit's Ford F550 7 Series Service Trucks, one with a VMAC G30 Gas Engine Driven Air Compressor, and one with a VMAC Hydraulic Driven Air Compressor.
Finding, developing and retaining tomorrow's skilled workforce is one of the most significant challenges facing manufacturers today.
Tires being used in off-road jobs like mining and aggregates take a beating every day of their lives. They're designed to take the rough ride and challenging terrain, but at some point many of them simply can't handle it anymore and suffer significant damage.
Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has added Transform Crane and Equipment and Power Equipment Company of Wyoming to its distributor network. The dealers bring a wide range of knowledge and experience to the network and will serve Canada's northern Alberta region and the Wyoming area, respectively.
In August of this year, Caterpillar communicated a new corporate strategy to its global dealer network - a strategy led and defined by a new purpose statement, "Our solutions help our customers build a better world." Through partnerships with Cat® dealers and investment in digital-enabled solutions and services for the aftermarket, Caterpillar is one step closer to fulfilling this purpose.
VMAC has won the Manufactured Products Category at the 2017 BC Export Awards. The prestigious BC Export Awards are presented annually by the Business in Vancouver Media Group, with support from the Government of British Columbia, and the BC Division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters. The Manufactured Products Category recognizes companies that have built innovative systems or value-added components, machinery, or equipment for industrial and commercial use.
Pegnitz, Germany - Recently, BEKAWORLD held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant in Wannberg, Germany.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new Dynasty 280 DX with CV, a multiprocess welder capable of AC/DC TIG, MIG and stick welding. Weighing just 55 pounds, this portable machine is suitable for the shop or jobsite for applications including shipbuilding, construction, precision fabrication, heavy fabrication, pipe and tube fabrication, and maintenance and repair.
A Canadian company whose products are built to withstand the extreme operating conditions of Quebec's most rugged terrain and industries has expanded its operations into Quebec, opening an office in Quebec City earlier this month.
The STLE (Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers) Hamilton Ontario chapter is hosting a one day educational seminar on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Scottish Rite Club in Hamilton. The theme for the day-long event is "Lubrication Fundamentals." Subject matter experts will provide overviews of tribology, lubricating oils, greases, filtration, lubricant application methods and audits of lubrication programs.