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October 17, 2018

Cameco shares rise as court rules against CRA

Shares of Cameco Corp spiked 18 per cent after the Tax Court of Canada ruled in the uranium producer’s favour over a dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency about how much tax it pays.

AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals rebrands as Nouryon

The former AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has relaunched as Nouryon, following the recent acquisition of the business by The Carlyle Group.

Biodegradable plastic company building fermentation facility

Danimer Scientific, a manufacturer of biodegradable and compostable plastic products, is building a (US)$36.2 million fermentation facility, creating 37 full-time jobs.

IntraPac acquires Quality Plastics

IntraPac International Corporation announced that it has acquired Quality Plastics, LLC, an Arizona-based manufacturer of custom extrusion blow-molded plastic containers.

Discover the common causes and costs of fluid system leaks

In the latest post on Swagelok Reference Point, you’ll find expert guidance on how and why leaks occur, how to detect them, and how to reduce costly leaks plantwide.

ABB’s process analytical products now available through EverMark Automation in Ontario, Manitoba

EverMark Automation has announced that ABB has appointed them as the exclusive partner for all its process analytical products in Ontario and Manitoba.

All the data – without the trouble

In order to compete and win in a global, competitive, fast moving world with increasing demands, all kinds of technology must be harnessed and put to good use. But without an effective approach to enterprise integration, all these technologies remain in silos and won’t be useful to the business.
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Doing RFID right – Avoiding 12 Common Missteps

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Newest Generation of Vibratory Level Indicators

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Basics of calibrating pressure transmitters

Pressure transmitters used in the process industries are very durable and reliable instruments. Even so, they still require periodic maintenance and calibration to ensure optimal performance. » Read More

Turck Connectivity Catalog

The Turck Connectivity catalog provides customers with a comprehensive overview and details on the wide breadth of connectivity solutions that Turck offers. This catalog provides readers with over 700 pages of overmolded cordsets, junction boxes, receptacles, power and network cordsets, and also serves as an essential tool for selecting the ideal solution for any industrial wiring solution. » Learn more

New Form Talysurf PGI NOVUS with Metrology 4.0 software available

Taylor Hobson has launched its new Form Talysurf PGI NOVUS, powered by Metrology 4.0 software, touted as the most-advanced system available for surface, contour, 3D and diameter measurement. » Learn More

RFID read/write heads have integrated IO-Link interface

RFID is a key technology for Industry 4.0. With new RFID read/write heads, Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding its IO-Link portfolio and taking another step toward efficient industrial networking. These devices offer an IO-Link interface (V1.1) in accordance with the international standard IEC 61131-9. » Learn More

Improved switchbox visibility provides greater plan safety

Emerson has introduced a new TopWorx TV-LED Switchbox option featuring the industry’s first ultra-bright, easy-to-see light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for highly visible position indication. » Learn More

Compact automation control with great design flexibility

With its compact size and flexible configuration possibilities, Festo’s new high performance CPX-E modular control system provides engineers and machine builders with a powerful yet economical option for automation systems’ I/O and motion control. » Learn More

CanWEA Annual Conference

Calgary, Alta.
October 23-25
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ISA Process Control & Safety Symposium and Exhibition

The Westin Houston, Memorial City
Houston, Texas
October 30 - November 1
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Wellsite Automation 2018 and the Internet of Things

The Westin Galleria
Houston, Texas
October 30-31
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CPCA Industry 4.0 Process Symposium

Pearson Convention Centre
Brampton, Ont.
October 30
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Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo

Palais des congrès de Montréal
Montréal, Que.
November 14-15
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