eNews Vol. 15 No. 10
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Oil and gas extraction capital expenditures on the rise

Capital expenditures for the oil and gas extraction industries, including exploration and evaluation in Canada, rose 23.5 percent from the fourth quarter of 2016 to $12.1 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read More

SignalFire HQ adds production capacity and training centre

SignalFire Telemetry, designer and manufacturer of wireless telemetry products for asset monitoring in industrial applications, is relocating to new corporate headquarters in Marlborough, MA. Read More

Siemens SCADA/IPC Days event gathers automation community

At the Riverwalk Westin in San Antonio, TX, earlier this year, approximately 130 people gathered for four days of product presentations, emerging technology discussions and a market trend outlook at the Siemens Factory Automation SCADA/IPC Days 2018. Read More

NanoBio Lab and Hydro-Québec colaborate battery research

A*STAR's NanoBio Lab and Canada's Hydro-Québec have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to finance US$20 million for a joint laboratory for battery research. Read More

Process Products

Failsafe force guided relays mount on DIN rails

AutomationDirect has extended its offerings of relays and safety products by adding Dold force guided relays. Force guided relays are electromechanical switching devices that offer safe operation via mechanically linked contacts to ensure that all contacts move at the same time and prevent movement if any contact is immobilized. Read More

Pocket-sized smart plug-and-play flowmeter for utilities

The Picomag pocket-sized smart plug-and-play flowmeter from Endress+Hauser not only measures the flow of electrically conductive fluids, but also their process temperature. Read More

Through-hollow incremental encoders

POSITAL has extended its portfolio of rotary encoders with a line of through-hollow incremental encoders. The devices are designed to be installed with the machine shaft passing through the sensor. Read More

Hygienic pumps for biopharmaceutical processes

The LKH UltraPure pump series from Alfa Laval is suitable for biopharmaceutical processes that demand high efficiency, exceptional cleanability, contamination safety, robust design and low maintenance. Read More

Feature Articles

Valve World Expo preview: Peak performance at the lowest temperatures

Cryogenic valves do their job as cold as ice and demand is growing, as cryogenic processes are becoming more important in areas such as LNG. Read More

Modular automation to enable personalized medicine

The life sciences industry is facing a harsh global competition and changing market requirements such as more customized products, shorter delivery times and smaller batch series down to batch size 1. Read More


Eastern Ontario Process & Automation Show
Nepean, ON
September 18, 2018
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Quebec Process & Automation Show
Longueuil, QC
September 20, 2018
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New Orleans, LA
September 29-October 3, 2018
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Alberta Process & Automation Show
Calgary, AB
October 17, 2018
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2018 Waste & Recycling Expo / Municipal Equipment Expo
Toronto, ON
October 24-25, 2018
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Saskatchewan Process & Automation Show
Regina, SK
November 7, 2018
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2018 European Base Oils & Lubricants Interactive Summit
Venice, Italy
November 28, 2018
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