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From humble origins, Rosta is now an international success
December 4, 2017 by Rosta Inc

Today, Rosta is a worldwide force in technology, particularly in rubber suspension, oscillating conveyors and tensioning. The company provides many quality products from its locations in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Australia, China and the…

Denso asphalt sealing compound “fixes” taxiway at Toronto airport
November 30, 2017 by Denso North America Inc

DensoBand, bitumen strips produced by Denso North America, are used for sealing between hot asphalt joints and existing asphalt, concrete, steel, and rubber mats. The product is trusted by many users in construction,…

Rosta products are useful in a variety of industries
November 29, 2017 by Rosta Inc

For nearly 30 years in Canada – and nearly three-quarters of a century since the company was founded in Switzerland – Rosta products have been purchased and used by manufacturers in many different…

Durham Instruments’ JC6000 joystick is reliable and safe
November 28, 2017 by Durham Instruments

In automation, mining, forestry and other industries, it is important that operator controls in cranes, loaders, excavators, tractors and other off-highway vehicles are dependable, to get work done safely and smoothly. The JC6000…

Matritech continues to please customers in a variety of sectors
November 28, 2017 by Matritech Inc.

It is a sign of a manufacturer’s high quality and versatility when it receives praise from numerous customers – especially when they work in a variety of different industries. Matritech, which makes metal…

Three ways to protect threaded pipe during transport
January 26, 2015 by Daemar Inc.

Drilling pipes for use in the oil and gas industry are expensive to purchase, and when they are damaged, can be expensive to repair or replace. The parts of these pipes that most…

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…

Single-axis joystick enables smooth control in heavy-duty applications
December 17, 2014 by Durham Instruments

There’s a new single-axis joystick controller on the market that enables use in heavy-duty applications without compromising on smooth proportional control. The JC1500 joystick, from Penny + Giles, utilizes contactless rotary position sensor…

How one company achieved its green goals
December 11, 2014 by Lange Transportation & Storage Ltd

Lange Transportation and Storage says it is the first company in Canada to totally retrofit a 70,000-square-foot office and warehouse with geothermal heating and air conditioning.  It started back in July 2006 when…

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…

A solution for measuring — not calculating — greenhouse gases
December 4, 2014 by Sick Ltd.

If you are required to report your greenhouse gas emissions, or need precise calculation of greenhouse gas loads within the framework of an emission trading or pollution tax system, SICK, a producer of…

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…

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…

PROFLEX: An idea whose time has come
November 24, 2014 by Provincial Partitions

Provincial Partitions believes an idea whose time has come is the use of shipping containers as modular units. The company’s line of PROFLEX units provides economical and efficient combined office/storage space solutions.  With more than 33…

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…

A tear of the new tesa® double-sided thin tape keeps unsymmetrical lines away
September 18, 2014 by Adheco Ltd.

A question for the DIY crowd: does creating straight lines with masking tape across the baseboard prior to a paint job instead leave you twisting and turning with crooked contours? For the artisans…

Rubber suspension units: Rosta reveals Rubmix series of suspension systems
September 16, 2014 by Rosta Inc

Rubber is not only flexible in shape, but also stretches its value in use of commercial and industrial products and applications. Rubber suspension systems are components with diverse applications, including acting as a…

Convoluted tubing: how to keep wire harnesses and cables protected
September 12, 2014 by Daburn Electronics & Cable

Although the name suggests a sense of complexity, convoluted tubes actually have a straightforward mission in life — to provide premium protection. Convoluted tubes are corrugated, protective casing designed to keep wire harnesses,…

Three metal roll forming insights your business needs to know
September 8, 2014 by Nu-Tech Roll Forming Inc

From the frames cornering office partitions, to the structure holding a car window, the metal forming technique called roll forming is responsible for making metal get bent out of shape. Roll forming is…

Infrared heat: the overlooked ingredient to make good food look even better
September 5, 2014 by Heraeus Noblelight

Ever wonder how French fries get its appetizing golden brown appearance? Or perhaps while fine dining at a fancy restaurant you sampled some bread or meat embossed with the restaurant’s name or logo?…

Air compressors: the compressed version on three main types
September 4, 2014 by McRae Engineering Equipment Limited

Air compressors are like a one-size fit all type of device for applications involving pressurized air. From powering pneumatic tools to sourcing heating and cooling control systems, an air compressor brings mechanisms to…

Storage racking the right way
September 4, 2014 by Redirack Storage Systems

Packing away boxes of summer clothes, patio furniture or BBQ equipment is a fall rite of passage that comes every year. Storage systems is not only a seasonal change of the times for…

How to achieve Superman-like strength in a hydraulic press brake
September 4, 2014 by Westway Machinery Ltd

Superman is known to bend steel with his bare hands, but for us mortal folks, we have to rely on a machine tool called a press brake to get the job done. Press…

Photoelectric sensors: benefits and best practices you can use now
September 3, 2014 by Baumer Inc.

Garage doors have them. So do scanners at the grocery store. Even at the wave of a hand inside a restroom when dispensing paper towels, they are there: photoelectric sensors have countless applications…



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