Montreal-based Ficodis Group is acquiring Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products based in Mississauga, ON. This makes 14 acquisitions for Ficodis Group, allowing the company to complete its network of power transmission distributors and add new brands to its product portfolio.
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Burlington, ON-based Endress+Hauser and Westburne have extended the scope of their partnership agreement to include Manitoba. Last year, the electrical distributor became an Endress+Hauser Authorized Channel Partner for Ontario and Saskatchewan.
Cameron Instruments of Guelph, ON, has beefed up it sales team. Inside sales accounts manager Tim Balazs joins Cameron with an extensive background of inside sales and customer service.
Markham, ON-based Turck Canada has welcomed Carlos Linan to its technical sales, Greater Toronto Area East team. Having worked at Baumer Canada, Panasonic Electric Works of America and Pilz GmbH, Linan brings extensive experience and understanding of factory automation and systems selling.
Motion Industries, Inc., of Birmingham, AL, has announced the promotion of Randall (Randy) Breaux to president. Motion Industries has over 550 locations, including 14 distribution centres throughout North America and serves more than 300,000 customers from the food and beverage, pulp and paper, iron and steel, chemical, mining and aggregate, petrochemical, automotive, wood and lumber, and pharmaceutical industries.
The Weidmüller Group of Richmond, VA, has announced that Javi Richmond recently joined the company as managing director of Weidmuller Canada. Richmond replaces Terry Hodgson, who has been promoted to executive vice president of Weidmuller Inc, North America.
Petrotranz Inc. of Calgary has announced the appointment of Dallas Smith as CEO, replacing Paul Johnson. “I am pleased that Dallas Smith is taking on the responsibility and commitment that comes with overseeing Petrotranz,” said Johnson.