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Dear Readers,

Welcome to the PEM e-newsletter. In this issue we include training news for lift trucks and electrical motor problems; new appointments at KSB and Lincoln Electric; as well as tips on pump management and a new building management system.

As always, I welcome your comments.


Rob Colman
PEM, Online Editor


Go online to solve electrical motor problems
By Robert Robertson
If you want answers to a variety of electrical motor questions, you should once again check out Tampa, FL-based PdMA Corporation's website ( PdMA Corporation is an industry leader in the field of predictive maintenance (PdM) and condition monitoring, globally offering electric motor testing instruments. Products and services are used by a wide variety of industries, such as: manufacturing, utilities, field servicing, aerospace, petrochemical, pulp and paper, steel service, mining, automotive, etc.

TRAINING & EDUCATION: New PTDA Foundation Vanguard campaign hits targets
By Robert Robertson
As 2009 drew to a close, the Chicago, Illinois-based Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) Foundation challenged the association's members to lead the charge in linking young adults to career paths in industrial distribution by ''being in the Vanguard.'' Eighteen employers rose to the occasion by making their 2010 PTDA Foundation contribution before the year ended, helping the PTDA Foundation to surpass its Vanguard goal and raise $51,350.

Are your pumps working as efficiently as they should?
By Robert Colman
When considering how to make a building more energy efficient, lighting always seems to be the first thing that comes to mind. However, as Greg Towsley explained at the recent PM Expo in Toronto, there are many savings opportunities related to pumps that aren't being captured.



CN Tower's Facility/Engineering Team

Caster Safety

Oil and Lubrication

Hydraulic Fluids


ITC Canada Training Schedule, various dates across Canada

MainTrain St. John's, April 7-8, 2010, St. John's Newfoundland

BSA 2010 Annual Convention, April 30-May 4, Naples, Florida

ENEX: Energy efficiency benefits for the bottom line, May 11-12, Hamilton, Ontario

Check out the Calendar of Events on the PEM website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.

Got an event you want us to include on the website? Please send an e-mail to editor Rob Colman:

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