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August 14, 2018

Catalyst, Resolute bear brunt of U.S. paper duties

The United States announced final duties on imported uncoated groundwood paper from Canada that is used for newspapers, with slightly lower anti-dumping and anti-subsidy rates than previously levied.

New starter kits promise to be running and ready in 10 minutes

HARTING’s new MICA starter kits, set to be released by mid-August, have hardware and preloaded software that is ready to go to implement basic IIoT processes like machine and system condition monitoring.

Another workplace accolade for Rittal Systems

One of the leading enclosure manufacturers in the world has been named one of the 10 Best Workplaces Manufacturing in Canada for the second year in a row, according to a survey conducted by Great Place to Work.

Pulp mill to receive $1.89M in cleantech funding

Ottawa announced $1.89 million in funding to accelerate the development of innovative technologies that will reduce fossil fuel consumption and decrease greenhouse gas emissions at Domtar’s Windsor mill, to transform woody biomass into value-added bio-products.
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PROCESS NEWS NOW: Pulp and paper may hold the key to ending plastic pollution

In this episode of Process News Now: Canadians are throwing out up to $150 billion worth of plastic each year – garbage that pulp and paper producers could eliminate; the world’s food and beverage industry are salivating for the upcoming SIAL Paris 2018 in October; a Cambridge, Ont. company has been selected by Bruce Power to design and deliver automated reactor component removal tools. » Watch Video

Self-cleaning strainers help keep paint powder production flowing

A successful powder coating operation depends on consistent powder characteristics from batch to batch including purity, particle size, colour, chemical composition and thermal properties. When one powder producer moved an operation to a 20-year-old industrial building, they immediately began to experience both production and product quality issues. » Read More

Filter line expanded with upgraded carbon filter

Clean Comfort Indoor Air Essentials has expanded its line of air filters for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. For media air cleaners, Clean Comfort now offers deep-pleated 4 ½-inch replacement filters, as well as an upgraded MERV 13 carbon filter. » Learn More

All-in-one eye wash provides immediate first aid

Contact with acids and corrosive substances can damage the eyes after only 10 seconds. Having instant access to fast, safe, and effective first aid can help minimize the likelihood of permanent damage and relieve irritation and discomfort from these and other foreign particles such as dust and debris that may enter the eye. » Learn More

Closed-loop motor feedback with the absolute advantage

Encoder specialist POSITAL has expanded its line of kit-style encoders for feedback for servo and stepper motors with new models that utilize the same mounting form factor as incremental kit encoders from US Digital, Broadcom and other manufacturers. » Learn More

Heavy duty air-powered conveyor resists wear, transports more

EXAIR’s new 2-1/2″ and 3″ Heavy Duty Line Vacs are powerful in-line conveyors that transport high volumes of material through ordinary hose or tube. » Learn More

LLT100 non-contact laser level measurement for industrial applications

The LLT100 revolutionizes the level measurement industry, providing continuous, non-contact level measurement of any material, solid or liquid, independently of its properties or conditions. » Learn More

Oil Sands Trade Show

Suncor Community Leisure Centre Fort McMurray
Fort McMurray, Alta.
September 11-12
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Lloydminster Heavy Oil Show

Agricultural Exhibition Grounds
Lloydminster, Alta.
September 12-13
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CanWEA Annual Conference

Calgary, Alta.
October 23-25
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