MainTrain Conference

  • In The News: MRO Covers MainTrain 2018

    We just successfully completed the annual PEMAC event - MainTrain 2018 which took place in Ottawa. Machinery and Equipment Magazine (MRO) have been an ally of PEMAC for a long time and have been acting as a trusted friend for spreading the news. They have recently covered the event with two articles:

  • Anonymous members at the conference

    MainTrain 2018 - Looking back


    MainTrain 2018 was a great success!

    The attendees, the speakers, exhibitors and our sponsors gave us a week to remember for a long time. We have gathered some images and video that highlights the week's events.

    MainTrain 2018 Gallery

  • 2018 Capstone Award Winners Announced: Striving for Organizational Improvement

    The Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Capstone Awards. Initiated in 2013, these awards recognize excellence in the Maintenance Management Professional (MMP) program and brand new this year, the Asset Management Professional (AMP) Program.

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    First ever PEMAC “Maintenance Team of the Year“ Award Announced

    The PEMAC Board of Directors is pleased to announce that a team from the Cameco Port Hope Conversion Facility is first ever winner of the “Maintenance Team of the Year” award for a large facility.

  • PEMAC Awards

    "Sergio Guy Memorial“ Award Announced

    The Board of Directors of the Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada (PEMAC) is pleased to announce that Dick Olver has been named the 2018 winner of the Sergio Guy Memorial award. This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of an individual who has made significant contributions to both our profession and our association.

  • Register Now for MainTrain Conference


    Have you registered yet for MainTrain? Don't miss your chance to join other maintenance management, reliability and asset management professionals in Ottawa from September 24 to 27, 2018 to Connect, Learn & Contribute.

  • YYZ 's Grease Problem: How GTAA Maintenance Team Solved It

    Check out the latest edition of PLANT: Canada's magazine for manufacturers and see how the Greater Toronto Airports Authority's maintenance team solved it's grease problem. (page 25)

  • MainTrain 2018 Program Now Available!

    PEMAC is thrilled to announce that the MainTrain 2018 schedule is now available. Learn more about all the amazing speakers and presentations that you will hear in Ottawa from September 24 to 27.

  • MainTrain coverage in PLANT Magazine April Issue

    Check out the April issue of PLANT Magazine!

    Steve Gahbauer writes about insights gained during Emilio Sarno's past MainTrain Conference presentation Reliable Thinking: Breaking Paradigms for Productivity & Profit (page 16).

  • Deadline Extended: Submit Presentation Ideas for MainTrain by April 3

    Presentation, workshop and poster session ideas for the upcoming MainTrain 2018 conference are now due by Tuesday, April 3.