Centrisys Corporation, a Kenosha, WI-based manufacturer of decanter and thickening centrifuges and dewatering systems, announced that it has secured an order from Inland Empire Utilities to support a planned upgrade and expansion of its Regional Water Recycling Plant No. 5 (RP-5) in Chino, CA.
Grasping workpieces like a chameleon’s tongue — that’s the functional principle of Festo’s adaptive shape gripper DHEF — and why it won renowned distinctions in 2020 including the iF Design Award and the Red Dot Design Award. The gripper can thus pick, gather and place objects of many different shapes without any need for manual changeovers.
Canadian life sciences company Rapid Dose Therapeutics (RDT) has secured government funding of $400,000 from The National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance (NRC-IRAP), to support a project focused on commercial development and scale-up manufacturing of cannabis infused QuickStrip oral dissolvable film strips.
With the cancellation of Hannover Messe, one of the largest shows of the year and a showcase for Phoenix Contact to release its new innovations, the Blomberg, Germany-based company has announced an online event.
Ann Arbor, MI-based ODVA has launched a joint working group with the OPC Foundation to develop an OPC UA companion specification to the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP). The collaboration between ODVA and the OPC Foundation will result in reliable, secure communications between devices that are a part of a CIP-enabled Industrial Control System (ICS) and other OPC UA enabled applications allowing communication between CIP devices and OPC UA devices as well as with cloud and enterprise level services.
Helsinki-based Metso has made further investments in the Mesa repair facility in Arizona, in order to optimize safety and broaden service capabilities. The facility offers repairs and field services while supporting Metso’s Life Cycle Services contracts.
Marktech of Montreal has announced the addition of Tia Brown as a technical representative. With experience in the medical devices and pharmaceutical industries, Brown will offer solutions provided by the company’s suppliers to customers in Ontario, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, the company says.
Brampton Engineering, a Davis-Standard company based in Brampton, ON, has sold its AquaFrost water quenched blown film technology to Vishakha Polyfab of India.
Pilz Automation Safety Canada of Mississauga, ON, has signed agreements with Wesco Distribution Canada and Cowper Automation to expand the distribution of its safe automation technology.
The Washington, DC-based American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) has updated its Safe Handling of Methylene Diphenyl Diisocyanate (MDI) and Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) video series. These two training programs are designed to inform employers and employees of the potential hazards associated with transporting these materials and best practices to minimize potential risk.