eNews Vol. 16 No. 5
Candian Process Equiptment & Control News


Emerson completes acquisition of GE's Intelligent Platforms business

St. Louis, MO-based Emerson has completed the purchase of Intelligent Platforms from General Electric. The addition of Intelligent Platforms programmable logic controller (PLC) technologies will enable Emerson… Read More

Endress+Hauser and Westburne extend partnership to Manitoba

Burlington, ON-based Endress+Hauser and Westburne have extended the scope of their partnership agreement to include Manitoba. Last year, the electrical distributor became an Endress+Hauser Authorized Channel Partner for Ontario and Saskatchewan. Read More

Evonik more than doubles venture capital to accelerate innovation

Evonik of Essen, Germany, has launched its second venture capital fund with a volume of €150 million, more than doubling the amount under management to €250 million. The new fund will help secure access to Read More

Harbour Group's Onicon acquires Pulsar Process Measurement

Onicon Inc., a Harbour Group company based in Largo, FL, has acquired the parent company of Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd., Jeff Fox, Harbour Group's chairman and chief executive officer, has announced. Read More

Sasol linear low-density polyethylene unit comes online at Lake Charles facility

Sasol announced its new U.S. linear low-density polyethylene unit has achieved beneficial operations — the first of the seven LCCP production facilities to come online at Lake Charles, LA. Read More

Process Products

Loss-in-weight batching feeder system

Best Process Solutions offers a loss-in-weight vibratory batch feeder system for dry-processing industries. The system is said to assure accurate and uniform flow of a wide range of materials. Read More

Battery-powered laser sensors for silos

Mount and power level sensors on silos without the complexity or expense of wiring, says BinMaster, with the model SPL-100 single point laser. Units are said to install quickly through… Read More

Ethernet/IP protocol featured on mass flow controllers

Brooks Instrument has announced that EtherNet/IP is now available and fully integrated into its SLA5800 Series mass flow controller — no add-on adapter needed. Key advantages include… Read More

Flow conditioners protect compressors by reducing swirl distortion

Flow conditioners from Vortab can eliminate or mitigate swirling fluid flows and asymmetric velocity profile distortions resulting from crowded plant conditions where insufficient pipe straight runs exist upstream and/or downstream. Read More

Metallic air-operated double diaphragm pump

The Sandpiper U1F Metallic Air-Operated Double Diaphragm Pump from York Fluid Controls has a capacity of up to 40 gpm and solids up to 0.25 in. Read More

Feature Articles

The 6 most important parts of a temperature monitoring system

You may know that you need a monitoring system possibly with alarming capabilities but aren't sure how to select the best one to meet your needs. To complicate matters, there are literally dozens of different types of temperature monitoring systems… Read More

Thermal imaging video sensing a game changer for condition monitoring

Condition monitoring is a way to identify features within the equipment that are indicative of the equipment health and of the potential degradation process. Heat build-up inside a machine is such an indicator, next to vibration and power consumption. Read More

High-precision ingredient metering for spreadable butter

Spreadable butter is one of the primary products of a Danish/Swedish dairy company in this case study where its facility is producing different brands for different markets. Read More
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