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Opportunity: Teknomotive Fair in Brescia, Italy

A great opportunity from the Italian Chamber of Commerce together with Alfin-Edimet for first level suppliers to the transport industry for updating and technology transfer. Apply now, and six companies will be chosen to participate in the Teknomotive fair and receive free travel and accommodation to Brescia Italy for the event from October 20-22, 2011. [...]

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Council for Automotive Human Resources (CAHR) Launches Career Roadmap Tool

The Council for Automotive Human Resources (CAHR) has announced the launch of their new Career Roadmap tool, an innovative online skill assessment system designed to provide an interactive resource for current automotive employees, recent graduates, automotive employers, and educators working in the auto sector. Industry leaders can use this tool to ensure that employees’ skills [...]

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July Issue of the APMA’s eNewsletter

APMA is Canada’s national association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies and services for the worldwide automotive industry. Check out their electronic newsletter for monthly news from the industry posted here. One can sign up for the APMA newsletter at their site by clicking here. The MIN would like to pass along the [...]

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EMC: Great day of networking and Argo rides at Ontario Drive and Gear (Vehicle division)

Our host for our April event was Ontario Drive & Gear (Vehicle Division).  They produce the ARGO ATV which is sold worldwide and has proven capabilities as a reliable off-road vehicle in some of the world’s most remote regions.  ODG has developed a wide range of options offering greater comfort, protection and convenience. Senior Managers [...]

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What do vehicles and cell phones have in common in China?

I used to marvel at the cutting edge cell phones I saw in China when I first went there years ago. In comparison, it seemed that we always had the older technology here. Theirs seemed much better and had cooler features. The reason was, in part anyway, that because their wired infrastructure was immature, they [...]

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Run to Failure and Secondary Damage

Many facilities have a practice of running their equipment (or certain elements of their equipment) to failure. Run to failure means just what it says, doing nothing proactive or preventative to keep the machine operating and stopping only when the equipment breaks down. In most instances run to failure is not ideal as its costs [...]

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