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September 10, 2019

Creating specialty chemicals out of thin air

A new project funded by Genome BC looks to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and funnel them into an algae farm to manufacture a range of specialty chemicals through photosynthesis.

Network and meet with 150+ of your top prospects at OpEx Week in Toronto!

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Taking place in Toronto this October 21-24, this year’s summit is a gathering of over 150 operations leaders – all looking to improve business performance and challenge the status quo. This year’s program will bring attendees over 50 case studies and show how to eliminate inefficiencies in your operations, drive customer excellence, harness digital transformation and build a sustainable culture of operational excellence. Interested in sponsoring this event? Build your reputation as a market leader through speaking sessions, utilize the 12 dedicated networking slots in the agenda to form business relationships and make use of our unbeatable facilities for on-site branding and exposure.

Gearless-drive system the future of drive technology?

One company has developed a gearless-drive system that can significantly improve the efficiency and performance of electric cars, vehicles, ships, wind turbines, bicycles and machines.

How one Canadian company is making forklifts greener

Consumers are increasingly hitting the “purchase” button on virtual shopping carts, creating a higher demand for massive warehouses and distribution centres that are buzzing with conveyor belts, pallet jacks and forklifts.

Quebec Iron Ore delivers a milestone

Quebec Iron Ore Inc. shipped its tenth million tonne of high-grade iron concentrate from the Port of Sept-Îles, Que. multi-user terminal.
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Compact thermometer for hygienic and aseptic applications from Endress+Hauser

The iTHERM TrustSens hygienic thermometer is for users in the Life Sciences and Food and Beverages industries who want seamless compliance to FDA regulations and/or GMP rules. iTHERM TrustSens eliminates the risk of undetected non–conformities and is differentiated by automated inline self-calibrations before each batch during the SIP resulting in maximized product safety and process efficiency. Learn more

Using Advanced Tools to Stem the Lost Revenue Tide

From the largest metropolitan utilities to the smallest water systems, leaks are a problem everywhere. Because it’s difficult to raise consumer prices to offset the losses, non-revenue water has a direct impact on the bottom line of municipal water systems. However, utility managers now have an opportunity to reverse the problem with advanced flow meter technology that combines multiple measurements.
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Alpha Controls & Instrumentation

Instruments due for calibration?

Alpha Controls & Instrumentation is your one-stop shop when it comes to providing the full calibration experience. Our Calibration Disciplines include:Temperature, Humidity, Dew Point, Electrical, Pressure, Flow, Gas, Particles and Analytical. Alpha technicians can also come to your facility to provide on-site calibration services. We are an ISO 9001 registered company and our calibration services are accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 by A2LA. Learn more

Non-contact measurement technology for the food and beverage industry

Every process in a food and beverage facility requires accurate measurement of material stored in large vessels, silos, or tanks. That makes the right level measurement system a key factor in successful production. » Read More

Sensors offer long-term performance in difficult places

The infinite mechanical life and long-term reliability offered by NewTek LVDT Linear Position Sensors make them ideal for use in remote, hard-to-reach and difficult locations where sensor replacement would result in high costs and downtime. » Learn More

Immediate safeguarding helps to reduce unplanned downtime

To help organizations needing emergency safeguarding support services, Rockford Systems today announced the expansion of its RS360 workplace safety portfolio with a new emergency response service. Customers can schedule a remote or onsite assessment appointment for the same or next business day following an unplanned downtime incident or employee accident, depending upon the severity of the situation. » Learn More

LED light fixture paint spray booth approved

Larson Electronics has announced the release of an explosion proof low bay LED light fixture that is approved for use in paint spray booths. » Learn More

Matching hose material to pumped fluids

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) is now offering a unique way of matching Bredel hose material to the actual fluid being pumped, an activity that, if completed correctly, is proven to reduce costs. » Learn More


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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Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

The International Centre
Toronto, Ont.
Sept. 30- Oct. 3, 2019
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34th Annual DFMA Forum

Omni Providence Hotel
Providence, R.I.
October 1-2, 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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International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, Ill.
April 28-30, 2020
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