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A quick guide to standards development
February 11, 2015 by CSA Group

Standards impact our lives on a daily basis. From the appliances in our homes, to the structures and systems in our offices, to the bridges and roads to get between the two, standards…

Material handling systems integrator focuses on performance, reliability and price
January 23, 2015 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Wecon Systems, a Mississauga, Ont.-based provider of conveyor equipment and system solutions for a variety of material handling applications. The company’s mission is to…

10 conveyor options for industrial environments
January 12, 2015 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Wecon Systems is a complete, single source material handling systems integrator. The Mississauga, Ont.-based company provides, among other things, conveyor systems for a wide range of industrial manufacturing sectors.  When it comes to…

Which fastener is right for your application?
January 8, 2015 by Advance Fasteners Ltd

Choosing the right fastener for the job is very important, because correcting mistakes is often a time-consuming and costly task.   When exploring the variety of options on the market, there are many…

Three important details about load testing
January 7, 2015 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

A load test is a physical proof test of a lifting device. During these tests, a lifting device is subjected to a load of up to 125 per cent of its rated capacity…

Material handling system increases throughput for manufacturer
December 30, 2014 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Thanks to Ash City’s remarkable growth, it required a new distribution centre that would allow for the consolidation of multiple DCs into one, making inventory, order fulfillment and shipping and receiving operations easier…

Pre-start Health and Safety Reviews: What you need to know
December 19, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

A Pre-start Health and Safety Review (PSR) is the law in Ontario, and must be performed on any new, modified or relocated equipment, or equipment that has been moved into a new workplace…

Ontario company brings you metric fasteners — fast
December 8, 2014 by Advance Fasteners Ltd

Metric fasteners are used in a variety of industrial applications — from HVAC and construction to electrical and commercial product manufacturing. They’re quite possibly a necessary component of your industrial application.  Where do…

Lapp cables cut costs in production of flow measurement devices
December 3, 2014 by Lapp Canada Inc

Badger Meter Europa GmbH in Neuffen, Germany is the market leader in the area of magnetic-inductive measuring devices. Just like everywhere in the industry, Badger is under enormous pressure to reduce costs. And…

Provincial Partitions thinks “outside of the box” with a new line of smoke shelters
December 2, 2014 by Provincial Partitions

Provincial Partitions’ unique approach to custom modular solutions has a new take on an old design. Typically, smoke shelters are either square or rectangular. Well, not any more. Provincial Partitions has introduced an…

Product diversity necessitates smart web searching
December 1, 2014 by Wenglor Sensoric Canada Inc

The diversity of sensors available to product developers, engineers and users is nearly unmanageable. There are many options — and every option has even more options. How do you choose the one that’s…

Five elements of an effective lockout/tagout program
November 29, 2014 by Panduit Canada Corp

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) is a process to control energy hazards for preventing accidental startup or release of stored energy during setup, maintenance and servicing of equipment. It’s a necessary process to keep your employees safe on…

Factors to consider during tooling integration
November 26, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

End-of-arm tooling is integrated with overhead lifting equipment such as hoists, process arms, rigid column manipulators and workstation arms. This tooling is used in a variety of applications, including automotive manufacturing, workstation assembly,…

Suffering from noisy co-worker blues? Try Provincial Partitions’ demountable office partitions
November 26, 2014 by Provincial Partitions

At some point in our professional lives, we’ve all encountered the “noisy” co-worker. Not to be confused with the “nosy” colleague — who can be just as aggravating — the noisy neighbour who…

Selecting the right material handling solution
November 25, 2014 by Avenue Industrial Supply Co. Ltd.

Having the right material handling solution decreases the chance of injuries, and ultimately leads to increased productivity for your company.  Scissor lifts and lift tables, for example, can help increase productivity on assembly…

Five benefits of fibreglass dock-level storage systems
November 21, 2014 by Excess Space Solutions Inc

Flexibility is a must in today’s ever-changing industrial environment. When a company needs to expand, but doesn’t have the space in its facility, fibreglass storage systems may be the answer.  Below are five…

Three ways to keep your conveyor clean
November 20, 2014 by Associated Industrial Brush Co. Ltd.

Many industrial environments rely on conveyors to efficiently move materials from one location to another. If the systems aren’t properly maintained, though, the result is often downtime. And just like that, the company…

Fastener distributor revamps website
November 19, 2014 by Advance Fasteners Ltd

Advance Fasteners, a Mississauga, Ont.-based fastener distributor, has updated its website to provide visitors with a comprehensive range of industrial fasteners and supplies online. The site features hundreds of product lines and tens of thousands…

How to create a flexible and scalable industrial environment
November 19, 2014 by Excess Space Solutions Inc

In warehousing and manufacturing environments, demands often change. As business grows, you may need to move things around to accommodate that growth. Flexibility and scalability are key.  Portable in-plant offices and demountable wall assemblies…

Seven ways to put industrial cables to the test
November 19, 2014 by Lapp Canada Inc

Industrial cables play an important role in today’s production environments. They can be found in automotive plants, machine tools, instrumentation, robotics, industrial automation and many more applications. But to ensure reliability and safety, they must…

Understanding the value of certified lifting devices
November 18, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

You’re in the market for a lifting device, but with so many options, where do you start?  It is important to ensure the device is certified — designed to current regulations and standards. It’s…



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