eNews Vol. 15 No. 14
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Endress+Hauser Canada partners with Westburne in Saskatchewan

Endress+Hauser, a global provider of process measurement and instrumentation equipment, has concluded an agreement with Westburne that makes the electrical distributor its latest Authorized Channel Partner. Read More

Harting Canada forecasts double digit growth

At a recent press conference in Toronto, Harting Canada reported another record year in sales and market penetration and diversification, attributing the company's double-digit revenue growth to a strong coast-to-coast sales network, bolstered by the recent addition of Peter Hanna as territory sales manager for Ontario. Read More

Venture Global to sell 1 million tonnes of LNG per year to Galp

Venture Global Calcasieu Pass, LLC, a subsidiary of Venture Global LNG, Inc., and Galp, a Portuguese-based fully integrated energy player, have entered into a 20-year sales and purchase agreement (SPA) for the supply of one million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from the Venture Global Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility, currently under development in Cameron Parish, LA. Read More

Calvin Wallace succeeds Joe Ottenhof at Beckhoff Canada

Beckhoff Automation has announced the promotion of Calvin Wallace to the managing director position Beckhoff Canada (Beckhoff Automation Ltd.). Wallace takes over the leadership role previously held by Joe Ottenhof, who is retiring, but will remain with the company on the board of directors. Read More

Clariant collaborates with Hydrogenious in breakthrough hydrogen storage and logistics technology

Clariant, a specialty chemicals company based in Munich, Germany, has announced that its Catalysts business has formed an alliance with award-winning clean energy firm, Hydrogenious Technologies, to provide reliable, scalable and safe hydrogen supply solutions for a wide variety of applications. Read More

Process Products

Hygienic enclosures keep water out in food and beverage applications

Hygienic Design enclosures from Rittal Systems are engineered to prevent water damage and offer ultimate protection against contamination, making them suitable for the food and beverage industry. Read More

Closed loop linear actuator operates at high torque

Applied Motion Products has introduced a closed-loop linear actuator that creates peak torques up to 50 percent higher than holding torque. TBSM11 linear actuators are said to accelerate and decelerate faster, and only draw current when needed to run cooler and more quietly than conventional step motor-based linear actuators. Read More

Configurable transport system delivers Industry 4.0 intralogistics

The Multi-Carrier-System, a configurable transport system, has been announced by Siemens. In this configurable transport system, the transport carriages, which are driven by linear motors, are flexibly moved to the individual units such as a filling, closing or labeling unit. Read More

Vortex cooler kits have up to 2,500 BTUh capacity

AutomationDirect has added complete vortex cooler assemblies to its enclosure thermal management lineup. New Stratus vortex cooler kits include everything needed to implement enclosure cooling. Read More

Thermal mass flow meters and controllers for gases

Hoskin Scientific has introduced Bronkhorst EL-FLOW Prestige line of mass flow meters/controllers for gases. The latest generation has benefits based upon further advances in flow-signal processing and a highly stable flow control regime that is virtually impervious to process fluctuations, the company says. Read More

Feature Articles

Air condenser cleaning at waste incineration plant boosts energy efficiency

The constant availability of an automated cleaning system has brought about significant benefits for the EEW waste incineration plant in Hannover, Germany. Especially in spring and summer, finned heat exchangers quickly become polluted by pollens, sand, dust and other suspended particles in the environment. Read More

Something from nothing? Ensuring the safety of chemical mixtures

Humans and wildlife are exposed to an infinite number of different combinations of chemicals, via food, consumer products and the environment. Combined exposure to multiple chemicals can lead to unacceptable effects, even if single substances in the mixtures are below their individual safety thresholds. Read More

Increase in demand for smart pumps has focus on IIoT and Big Data Analytics

Traditional product-based selling is giving way to solution-based selling as the European positive displacement (PD) pumps market experiences a surge in partnerships among Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) as well as Automation and IT sectors. Read More
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