SNF s.a.s. of Andrézieux, France, has announced plans to investing $US1.2 billion over 3 years to meet polyacrylamide demand.
Visitors to the Festo booth at last week’s Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show in Mississauga, ON, could actually touch some parts of the Festo automation platform, like the next generation CMMT-AS and CMMT-ST servo drives. It’s what they can’t touch that is taking automation projects to a new level of convenience, the company says.
Gelest, Inc., of Morrisville, PA, a leading innovator in materials science, has announced that its founder, president and chief technology officer Dr. Barry Arkles is the recipient of the American Chemical Society 2020 Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry.
Bosch Rexroth Canada of Welland, ON, has announced that TRC Hydraulics Inc., its distributor in Atlantic Canada, will assume a greater strategic role to support the business from four locations in Atlantic Canada: TRC Hydraulics Inc., and TRC Manufacturing in Dieppe, NB; TRC Hydraulics Inc. in Dartmouth, NS; and, TRC Hydraulics Inc. in Paradise, NF.
Thermo-Kinetics process measurement and control boot camps will share the company’s 48 years of industrial process control and measurement experience with Honeywell, LumaSense and Control Concepts in the form of 30-45 minute real world presentations on October 22 and 24 in London and Markham, ON, respectively.
Hawk Measurement America and Flo-Corp have announced the merger of the two companies creating a complete flow, level, and asset monitoring solutions provider.
Endress+Hauser has broken ground for its new $28 million Customer Experience Centre for Central and Eastern Canada. When construction of the approximately 47,000 sq ft facility in Burlington, ON, is completed late next year, it will provide customers from Manitoba to Atlantic Canada with a generously equipped, state-of-the-art training and support hub for selecting and familiarizing themselves with the company’s latest innovations for process automation.
McDermott International, along with its partners, Chiyoda International Corp. and Zachry Group, announced that Train 1 of the Freeport LNG project on Quintana Island in Freeport, TX, has begun producing liquid natural gas (LNG).
Styrenics producer Ineos Styrolution has broken ground on its new 100 kt ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate) plant in Bayport, TX.