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FiltrationFood and Beverage

3M Filtration System for Award Winning Ice Wine

THE CHALLENGE Vintner Jamie Macfarlane began his wine-making career in 1982, working in several of France’s famous wine regions before returning home to Canada to create and market the first Ice Wine from Niagara, Ontario. A successful career in th..

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BearingsPulp and Paper

Babbitt Bearing Repair Keeps the Presses Going

THE CHALLENGE One of Wajax’s customers is a leading eastern Canadian paper manufacturer, operating facilities all over the country. For over 50 years, they have supplied some of the top publishing organizations in North America. One Friday evening,..

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InstrumentationOil and Gas

Mitigating Risks For Pipeline System

THE CHALLENGE Wajax’s client transports various grades of fuel through a pipeline system. They were looking to enhance their operational processes. A key challenge was that when ambient temperatures fluctuated, deep vacuums were created inside the ..

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HVACInstrumentation

Managing The Heat For An Airport With Digital Gauges

THE CHALLENGE An operator of one of Canada’s largest airports, ensures, among other responsibilities, that every building on the airport site is appropriately heated. Using a vast boiler system to heat expansive areas, it is crucial that they follo..

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Forestry and Wood ProductsInstrumentation

Ensuring A Wood Plant Keeps Things Moving Safely

THE CHALLENGE A wood pelletizing plant encountered operational challenges with sawdust storage. As sawdust and other wood materials were added to the silos, the weight caused build-up and blockages that can lead to overheating of kiln dryers used in ..

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Fluid HandlingManufacturing

Sealless Mag Drive Pump Helps Reduce Contamination

THE CHALLENGE A major Canadian manufacturer of chemicals such as ammonia, sulfuric, nitric and peroxide for the semiconductor industry was experiencing pump failures that were causing product contamination within their plant. They had been using mult..

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InstrumentationManufacturing

Infrared Monitoring System Improves Safety

THE CHALLENGE One of the world’s leading integrated steel and mining companies uses gigantic industrial ladles to transport hundreds of tons of molten steel each day within its facility. Due to the extreme heat of the liquid metal, these vessels ar..

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Construction

When it Snows, These Machines are Ready To Go

THE CHALLENGE As a city that sees lots of snow, Montreal, Canada relies on Roxboro to keep things moving at the airport, on the highways and at major shopping centres across the region. As one of the largest construction and snow removal companies in..

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BearingsFluid Handling

Kop-Flex® Couplings for Floating Shaft Minimize Downtime

THE CHALLENGE The customer has paper and paper board machines that produce over 40,000 metric tons of recycled chip board per year. These machines run approximately 60 to 165 meters per minute. Replacing the shaft couplings are time consuming and dow..

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