eNews Vol. 16 No. 22
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Eaton cybersecurity strategies revealed in interview

Today we hear a lot in the news about cybersecurity and data breaches from big companies like Google, and Uber and Facebook. But cyber threats effect companies of all sizes. Read More

Mar-Bal invests in detectable warning surfaces safety product lines

Mar-Bal, Inc., of Chagrin Falls, OH, recently acquired all of the assets of both AlertTile (including AlertCast) and Detectable Warning Systems (including RediMat). The businesses acquired by Mar-Bal will now… Read More

PCI Automation receives Schneider EcoStruxure System Platform Certification

Schneider Electric has announced that PCI Automation Industrielle (PCI) has become its first global partner to receive the EcoStruxure System Platform Certification in its Alliance Partner Program. Read More

SP acquires sterile filling line assets of i-Dositecno

SP Industries of Warminster, PA, a designer and manufacturer of laboratory equipment, pharmaceutical fill-finish manufacturing solutions, laboratory supplies and glassware, has acquired the assets of i-Dositecno. Read More

Voith acquires BTG measurement group from Spectris

Spectris plc, an instrumentation and controls company, has agreed with Voith GmbH & Co. KGaA for Voith to acquire BTG Group from Spectris for a total gross cash consideration of €319 million. Read More

Process Products

Large ac motors offer power-dense design for hazardous locations

The AXR 5000 and 5800 large AC NEMA motors from ABB are said to deliver an average of 15 percent more horsepower per pound over conventional TEFC designs but with a smaller frame size in some power ratings. Read More

Electric drives for motion and positioning

Festo has created the Simplified Motion Series of electric drives for jobs requiring very simple motion or positioning, with the added bonus of being exceedingly easy to commission. Read More

All-metal electromagnetic flow meter for conductive liquids

The Kobold MIM all-metal electromagnetic flow meter, or magmeter, measures and monitors small to medium sized flow of conductive liquids. According to Faraday's Law of magnetic induction… Read More

LEDs incorporated into sight glass system for tank illumination

L.J. Star has extended its MetaClamp and METAGLAS sight glass window technology with new LED lighting technology that is said to provide the industry's strongest and most compact solution available for viewing inside tanks and vessels. Read More

Splicing connectors designed for extreme applications

WAGO 221 Series LEVER-NUTS splicing connectors obtain AEx (class 1, zone 1) rating when used in conjunction with the mounting carrier, which can either be clamped onto a DIN rail or screwed tightly to any smooth surface. Read More

Feature Articles

Edge devices as the Industry 4.0 key to "life-long learning" by a machine

The revolutionary approach of Industry 4.0 should not be seen as a one-time fundamental change, but as openness to permanent change. Connecting to the internet boosts the functionality and performance of… Read More

Food industry pumps are not just for liquids

Moving products around during processing is an inherent need for most medium and large-scale food manufacturers. The texture and viscosity of food is not only an important quality parameter, but it also influences how… Read More

The Digital Citizen survey: A glimpse into security awareness in the workplace

It's no secret that the frequency and cost of data breaches and cyberattacks are on the rise, and that hacker's tactics are rapidly evolving. In fact, in a 2018 Security Study, it was found that 100 per cent of the companies surveyed had… Read More
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