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The L.S. Starrett Company has announced the appointment of Jon-Michael Raymond as director of sales, North America, Industrial Products, effective March 25.

Raymond will be responsible for sales of the company’s core products including precision measuring tools and gauges, hand tools and saw blades in North America.

He succeeds Tony Aspin, vice president of sales, who will be retiring on June 30. Aspin and Raymond will be working together on a transition plan until the end of June.

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Lincoln Electric recognized for ISO energy initiatives

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Centerline Best Managed Company - again

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Canadian GDP grows for eighth month in a row

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Canada's defence industry big economic contributor: report

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Ford, Magna investing big in advanced R&D

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Mitutoyo Canada's Jay Summers retires

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CenterLine named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

CenterLine Limited of Windsor, ON has maintained its status as a Gold Standard Requalified winner and has been recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies award.

CTMA Annual Shotgun Golf Tournament awards

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New additive machinery supplier is born

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Burloak buys one of the world's largest additive systems

Burloak Technologies, a division of Samuel, Son and Co. Ltd., has signed an agreement with Sciaky, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries Inc., to purchase an EBAM 110 Electron Beam Additive Manufacturing System.

New general manager for Seco Tools in Canada

Brancko Hohnec has been appointed general manager, Canada, for Seco Tools. He joined Seco 11 years ago and most recently was managing director of Seco in Slovenia. He has a background in mechanical engineering. He will be based in Mississauga, ON.

 

 

 

Toyota Canada sets new annual electrified vehicle sales records

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