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NEWS:

Nominations open for Canada's Safest Employers Award
Do you work for one of Canada's safest companies? Our group of magazines has launched the first-ever Canada's Safest Employers Award, recognizing outstanding companies that are making a difference in promoting the health and safety.
Apply now!

ABB to acquire Baldor Electric in $4.2B deal
ABB and Baldor have announced a recommended offer for ABB to acquire Baldor in line with ABB's strategy to establish itself as a leader in the industrial motors business and a global leader for movement and control in industrial applications. Learn more about this acquisition...

Motor-shop worker suffers severe burn to foot using pressure washer
A worker in Alberta using a high-pressure washer in a motor shop severely burned their foot, requiring skin graft treatments, according to a Safety Alert released by Enform.
Read the incident's details and recommended actions...

Demand for pumps 'healthy' in Canada, to rise 6.5% per year worldwide
The worldwide fluid-handling pump demand is forecast to rise 6.5 percent annually through 2014 to US$69 billion, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group.
Find out how North American sales will fare...

Ann Arnott to succeed Mary Sue Lyon as PTDA executive V-P
The Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) board of directors unanimously selected Ann Arnott, currently PTDA's vice-president of programs and services, to succeed Mary Sue Lyon as the next executive vice-president of PTDA, effective Jan. 1, 2011. What does this mean for the PTDA?

Caterpillar launches new corporate website
This week, Caterpillar Inc. launched a new corporate website designed to elevate the company's image online. Check out the new site...


FEATURE: Oil & Lubrication

The Signs of Failure:
Advanced vibration-monitoring technologies protect critical assets
By Dan Nower
Rotating equipment seldom fails without notice, so breakdowns can usually be predicted and avoided by watching for signs of failure. Vibration monitoring, followed by machine diagnostics, is an effective way to track the health of production machinery in order to adhere to best maintenance practices, extend equipment longevity and avoid unplanned downtime.
Learn more about advanced vibration measurement techniques...


PRODUCTS:

Baldor expands Super-E motor line
Baldor Electric Co. has recently added additional designs to its Baldor-Reliance Super-E line of premium efficient motors. more...

Vibration monitor
Alaron's VDS-104 system is a versatile four-channel vibration monitoring system for monitoring large industrial fans or any critical rotating machinery. more...

Smart modular power analyzer
Carlo Gavazzi Inc. has launched its new WM40-96 Smart Modular Power Analyzer for measuring electrical variables. more...


DIGITAL EDITION:

Power Down: Cut costs with field-ready energy management tips

Bridging the Gap: Five considerations when choosing an asset management solution

Take it the Distance: Proper lubrication techniques extend the life of gering equipment


CALENDAR OF EVENTS:

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