eNews Vol. 16 No. 4
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


EDC invests in Canadian food technology company that reduces waste

Export Development Canada (EDC), Canada's Export Credit Agency based in Ottawa, has announced a $1 million investment into Canadian clean technology company P&P Optica (PPO), a Waterloo, ON-based firm that uses imaging and machine-learning to assess food composition and quality as well as detect contamination by foreign objects. Read More

Alpha Controls & Instrumentation launches new website

A new website has been launched by Alpha Controls & Instrumentation. Calibration, instrumentation and controls products are featured. The Markham, Ont.-based Alpha says the interactive site has a cleaner and user-friendly e-commerce interface for an easier online shopping experience. Read More

Fortress secures federal government support for planned bioproducts demonstration plant

Fortress Global Enterprises has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fortress Xylitol Inc., has entered into a definitive contribution agreement with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) whereby NRCan has committed $10 million... Read More

Professional Engineers Ontario appoints Johnny Zuccon as Registrar

President David Brown, P.Eng., BDS, C.E.T., IntPE, MCSCE and the Council of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) have selected Johnny Zuccon, MASc, P.Eng., FEC, as the association's new registrar. Zuccon has been serving as interim registrar since February 2018. Read More

Mueller Water Products acquires Krausz Industries

Mueller Water Products of Atlanta announced that it has acquired Krausz Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of pipe couplings, grips and clamps, for US$140 million in cash. Krausz Industries provides a full suite of innovative and proprietary pipe couplings... Read More

Process Products

Hybrid safety I/O module for CIP safety over Ethernet/IP

Turck Canada has announced the addition of the Hybrid Safety Block I/O Module for CIP Safety over EtherNet/IP to its lineup of fieldbus technology products. The hybrid safety concept from Turck combines both… Read More

Hygienic design terminal Boxes feature distinctive blue gasket

Housing solution tailored to requirements of the food and beverage industry is featured in compact Wallmount enclosures series. No gaps between the housing and lid due to the all-round silicone seal is a key benefit. Read More

Hand pump speeds pressure calibration

The Ralston Instruments DCAP-PV pump along with a FieldLab calibrator and an absolute pressure transmitter can generate a vacuum to reach necessary test points. The pump needs to be easy to use as most calibration technicians will calibrate quite a few transmitters each day. Read More

Absorption sensor delivers robust turbidity measuring in industrial applications

The new Turbimax CUS50D from Endress+Hauser is a highly reliable absorption style sensor for measuring turbidity and suspended solids measurement in hostile environments. It has a robust polymer measuring surface suitable... Read More

LED version of industrial lighting fixture introduced

Emerson has announced the LED version of its field-proven Appleton A-51 lighting fixture, a move that is said to save end-users as much as 80 percent on energy costs compared to the incandescent model. Read More

Feature Articles

Why Metaglas is considered the safest sight glass in the world

Since it was developed in the 1970s, Metaglas has been known as the safest sight glass in the world. A number of chemical and manufacturing companies collaborated to create Metaglas, and to establish the standard with which it complies and by which all other sight glass is measured, a standard now called DIN7079. Read More

Combustible Dusts: What you need to know in Canada

Do you need to worry about combustible dusts in your facility here in Canada? The answer is a definitive Yes! You may not even realize the dust in your facility is combustible… Read More

Fresh water for Bursa means optimizing treatment plants

With a population of 2.8 million, Bursa is the fourth biggest city in Turkey and needs approximately 700,000 cubic metres of fresh water every day. In order to optimize the supply of drinking water… Read More
Canadian Process Equipment & Control News | 29-588 Edward Avenue, Richmond Hill, ON L4C 9Y6 | Tel: 905.770.8077 | Fax: 905.770.8075