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The valve industry is another sector that Daemar serves well
December 29, 2017 by Daemar Inc.

As a major provider of essential industrial components for more than four decades, Daemar Inc. serves a wide variety of sectors in Canada. From aerospace, agriculture, oil and gas, mining, and pulp and…

Daemar has been serving Canadian industry for more than 40 years
December 6, 2017 by Daemar Inc.

Daemar Inc. celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2013, and the company remains a leading Canadian distributor of essential components for a wide variety of industries, from aerospace and oil and gas to construction,…

Protect your pipe products from damage and contamination
September 3, 2015 by Caps’n Plugs

Caps’n Plugs is laser focused on finding solutions for its customers. The Brampton, Ont.-based company carries an extensive product line of caps, plugs, grommets and handle grips for shipping protection, paint/plate masking and…

Workstation crane optimizes supplier’s order building process
January 16, 2015 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) has a reputation for providing standard and custom overhead material lifting systems and equipment on time and on budget. It’s no surprise, then, that when an…

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…

Company learns how to lift and handle boxes — the safe way
December 5, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc. (ELS) has been providing standard and custom overhead material lifting systems and equipment on time and on budget since the company was founded in 1971. So when…

Cross-dock system grows as business increases for logistics provider
December 4, 2014 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

Vitran Logistics was approached by a large Canadian grocery chain to provide distribution for the launch of a new line of products into their numerous retail outlets throughout Ontario. The plan was to…

Innovative storage and racking solution supports company’s growth
November 25, 2014 by Redirack Storage Systems

In 2012, Live To Play Sports, moved from its warehouse in Woodbridge, Ont., to a bigger distribution centre (DC) in Toronto’s Rexdale neighbourhood. Due to a rapidly expanding business, the bicycle and bike…

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…

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…

Sorting through sortation system options
November 21, 2014 by Wecon Systems Ltd.

At the heart of any material handling process is a sortation system. These systems provide automatic product identification and separation into predefined groupings.  There are many applications where these systems are a fit,…

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…

Four ways to protect product during shipping
November 19, 2014 by Daemar Inc.

Your company prides itself on quality, so you want to make sure when product leaves your facility, headed to the next destination along the supply chain, it arrives in the same condition it…

How hygienic filters and strainers provide a particle-free work zone
August 27, 2014 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

More than any other industries, the food and beverage, biotech and pharmaceutical sectors have zero room for error when it comes to preparing sanitary food and drug products for human consumption. Critical applications…

Your top 10 questions answered about overhead crane systems
August 26, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

Metropolitan skylines typically have one thing in common: an abundance of cranes constructing new residential and commercial developments. While sometimes they may seem like obtrusive obstructions hanging over urbanites heads, these are not…

Do more material handling applications in less time with vertical storage carousels
August 25, 2014 by Norpak Handling Limited

Vertical storage carousels are one of the many automated storage and delivery system solutions manufacturers are capitalizing on to promote maximum efficiency and productivity for all types of industrial material handling applications. See how…

The Mod-Tronic Squad: the all-star lineup of industrial sensor manufacturers
August 22, 2014 by Mod-Tronic Instruments Ltd.

At Mod-Tronic, we value our all-star line up of our trusted manufacturing partners that form a part of our spectacular supply chain for more than four decades. As a leading representative and distributor…

Eight steps on how to attract the right industrial magnet
August 22, 2014 by Magnetool Inc

Industrial magnets attract a lot of power in the manufacturing sector. Industrial electromagnetic and electro-permanent mechanisms are used to draw in or repel sizable metal or steel objects. Manufacturing applications requiring lifting, holding,…

Four ways to make your linear belt drive more efficient
August 21, 2014 by Brecoflex Co L L C

Linear belt drives keep machinery, equipment and tools on the straight and arrow path providing motion in a straight line. The sliding doors or vertical blind treatments in your home or office that…

Four sensor options that are just right for your industrial needs
August 20, 2014 by Wenglor Sensoric Canada Inc

The main components of industrial grade sensors include a sensor, signal processor and transmitter. Generally, sensors are devices that mimic highly sensitive people: they react to changes within the atmosphere, have a low…

The complete beginners’ guide to custom springs
August 20, 2014 by Springs & Things Inc

Custom industrial springs were born with a special purpose above and beyond traditional springs. Besides bearing a cylindrical or conical resemblance to their distant cousins of conventional springs, custom springs have distinct features…

Four powerful ways to boost your industrial lubricant performance
August 20, 2014 by Rotem Industrial Products Inc

At Rotem Industrial Products, we believe in building relationships with our valued customers. What we also believe in is building supplier relationship excellence. So, it’s important to recognize the invaluable commitment our supply…

Need an air compressor? Ask yourself these questions first
August 20, 2014 by Festo Inc

Thinking of going on an air compressor shopping spree for your business? Specialized automation functions need certain types of air compressors that consistently fulfill the required specifications depending on the size, frequency and demands of…

Three secrets to discover from industrial machining experts
August 19, 2014 by Collison-Goll Ltd

Precision machining specialists at Collison Goll want the absolute best for our industrial clients. While custom machinists are expected to work with finesse around lathes, mills and grinders to manufacture high quality metal…

Screw feeders versus screw conveyors: what’s the difference?
August 13, 2014 by Continental Conveyor Ltd

Bulk material handling industries including construction, food processing, mining and pulp and paper depend heavily on industrial bulk material handling equipment such as screw feeders and screw conveyors.  From transporting grains to microscopic…

Get rid of sludge conveyor drive motor breakdowns once and for all
August 11, 2014 by Wainbee Limited

Tired of your sludge conveyor drive mucking up your business’ productivity? Sludge conveyor drives are essential pieces of wastewater treatment equipment prone to multiple, sustained breakdowns when the electric motor, the heart of…

Three tips on cylindrical roller bearing load capacity that you can use today
August 7, 2014 by Tecom Inc

Cylindrical roller bearings have a heavy burden to bear. These specific types of roller bearings have the ability to manage substantial, heavy-duty radial and axial loads, all the while reducing rotational friction. The…

Industrial food hoses: a hose by any other name would dispense as well
August 5, 2014 by Jason Industrial (Canada) Ltd.

Consistent quality is vital when it comes to industrial food hoses: the taste, freshness and flavour of food on the pallet are determined when edible products are dispensed. Industrial food hoses are must-have…

Why your tractor tire chains may be your weakest links
July 30, 2014 by Walco Equipment Ltd

Agricultural tractor tire chains need to perform without a hitch as an all-seasonal necessity for the serious farmer — whether in the driest or in the coldest conditions. Rain, sleet, snow or ice cannot…

Buying an industrial grade blower? Here’s what to look for!
July 30, 2014 by Northern Industrial Supply Co. (NISCO)

Blowers are mechanisms that move gas and air. Centrifugal, axial, rotary and positive displacement blowers are only a handful of industrial blowers circulating in the market. Need to find a high-pressure blower in…



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