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August 13, 2019

Canadian company booming on popularity of plant-based food preferences

With plant-based eating gaining a greater share of North American hearts, minds and mouths, one Canadian company is set for full bloom at retail and online across North America.

Pressurized Water Actuators by WaterQuest Solutions

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CGIS is proud to introduce an environmentally friendly option for your valve actuation requirements from WaterQuest Solutions, the specialists in the use of pressurized water for industrial cylinders, valve actuators, and water pressure motors in almost all applications where traditional oil hydraulics are used. In this video, a pressurized water power pack is shown actuating a Severe Service Knife Gate Valve from DSS Valves.

Canadian aluminum producers cashing in on tariff exemption

Canada’s exemption from U.S. tariffs on imports of aluminum metal has boosted earnings at the Canadian operations of companies such as Rio Tinto and Alcoa, but has not cut costs for U.S. consumers.

Westinghouse acquires Canada’s NA Engineering

Westinghouse Electric Company announced the acquisition of NA Engineering Associates Inc., a Canadian-based provider of engineering solutions and nuclear expertise.

An inside look at what you can expect at Chem Show 2019

Featuring the latest innovations, products and technologies, as well as tips on plant optimization and processing efficiencies, more than 5,000 CPI professionals are expected to be on hand at the Javits Center in New York City.
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Last Chance to Save Up to 75% on enclosure cooling costs!

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Sit/Stand Consoles

With the benefits of moving around individual work areas, more workstation options are being offered, such as Winsted’s Impulse Dual Sit/Stand Consoles, the Ascend Sit/Stand Control Room Consoles and the Horizon Workstation. Each system provides beneficial features that give employees flexibility in how they choose to find physical movement and comfort during their daily work routines. Employers also benefit from the physical diversity with increased overall productivity.
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Control responsively and stably with the fastest mass flow controller in the world

Culture eBook: Learn the critical steps you need to take to build a culture of operational excellence.
Most organizations, though they recognise the importance of their company culture, either don’t know where to begin or have grown weary of failed attempts at culture change. This Culture eBook was compiled based on various interviews with senior industry leaders and includes exclusive insights from companies such as Irving Oil, NASA, The Hospital for Sick Children and Pepsi. Download the eBook here.

Outsourcing critical aspects of processing systems keeps costs under control

For equipment designers in processing industries, there are aspects of any system that are more functional in nature, yet still critical. This includes gas, fluid and chemical handling systems that play an integral role in equipment that extracts, dispenses, blends, controls temperature or some other aspect of control. » Read More

Single-Phase motor delivers 30 HP of power

Single Phase Power Solutions introduces the 30 HP Belle Single-Phase Motor which uses Written-Pole technology to deliver clean 230V or 460V three-phase output from readily-available single-phase utility services. » Learn More

Waterproof RJ45 coupler system to be featured at CEDIA Expo

Platinum Tools announced it will feature the new Waterproof RJ45 Coupler System (p/ns 740C & 741C) during CEDIA Expo 2019, held in Denver, Col. from Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center. » Learn More

Fall protection systems reduce construction-related falls

Most equipment used for thermal processing stands well over 10 feet tall and has the capacity to hold or process over 60 tons of molten metal. During refractory installation and repairs, refractory professionals often find themselves raised atop platforms. » Learn More

Stainless steel oldham couplings

Ruland now makes oldham coupling hubs from 303 stainless steel. This addition gives designers an off-the-shelf coupling to choose from when designing systems in corrosive, vacuum or cleanroom environments. » Learn More

Oil Sands Conference & Trade Show

Suncor Community Leisure Centre
Fort McMurray, Alta.
September 10-11, 2019
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McCormick Place
Chicago, Ill.
September 21-25, 2019
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SAG Conference [R]evolution

Marriott Parq Vancouver
Vancouver, B.C.
September 22-26, 2019
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Chemistry Canada Summit

Holiday Inn and Convention Centre
Sarnia, Ont.
September 24-25, 2019
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CanWEA Annual Conference and Exhibition

BMO Centre
Calgary, Alta.
October 8-10, 2019
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The Chem Show

Javits Convention Center
New York, N.Y.
October 22-24, 2019
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ISA Automation Expo & Conference

Edmonton Expo Centre
Edmonton, Alta.
April 29-30, 2020
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