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5 Things You Need to Know – October 2017

ECI’s Brand New Principal

Eastern Controls recently announced Saunders® as our newest Principal! ECI is now the authorized sales channel for Saunders® valves throughout Metro New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Washington D.C.

Saunders® has been an industry leader in providing solutions where resistance to corrosion, abrasion, contamination, and trouble-free operation are imperative.

Saunders® is a leading global supplier of aseptic diaphragm solutions for the Life Science industries. A comprehensive platform of innovative forged and machined block solutions, unique in-house polymer competence and class-leading automation and sensing technologies enable customers to handle critical process applications with maximum security and efficiency.

To learn more about Saunders® and their products, please click here to fill out our contact form and a representative will reach out to you within 24 business hours: or call us at 610-325-4600.

Quarterly Seminar Series – Pharmaceutical

On October 18th, ECI will host the final installment of our Quarterly Seminar Series! The fourth quarter will focus on new technologies for the Pharmaceutical industry. Join us for this one-day event as we gather leading experts from Horizon Controls Group, TURCK, Rockwell Automation, Endress+Hauser, and Kaiser Optical to discuss new technologies for the Pharmaceutical industry.

All attendees will receive 6 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

The schedule is as follows:

Horizon Controls Group @ 9:00 AM
  • Integration into Delta V Control System (Delta V)
  • Role of automation on a bioreactor
  • IAAE
  • Operator Training
TURCK @ 10:45 AM
  • Remote I/O (Integration into Delta V Control System)
  • Asi, DeviceNet, Profibus, FF, Ethernet, Asset Management, and Connecterization
Endress+Hauser @ 1:00 PM
  • Coriolis Flow Meters vs. MicroMotion
  • Heartbeat diagnostics (in-line verification)
Kaiser Optical @ 2:45 PM
  • Raman Spectroscopy (Fermentation, Cell Culture, Downstream Processing)

There is limited seating, so be sure to register soon to claim your spot in this popular seminar! Click here to register now, and fill out all necessary information.

Walker Event

Eastern Controls is hosting our annual Philip R. Walker & Associates Lawn Party on October 6th in Lutherville, MD.

Lawn Party & Seminar Schedule
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM ECI – ECI will present our highly attended Control Valve 101 Condensed Course. Attendees will have the opportunity to get hands-on with the equipment, learn basic terminology, and disassemble and reassemble various valves
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM AUMA – This session will highlight why AUMA actuators are widely used in steel construction for water systems to operate weirs and sluice gates and discuss their superior SIL capability and usability under the most extreme climatic conditions
2:45 PM – 4:15 PM E+H – The last session will discuss Heartbeat Technology used in Flow & Level applications, as well as the introduction of the 300/500 Proline & FMR6X

Click here to sign up!

Product Focus Wrap-Up

ECI recently started a brand-new product-oriented campaign called The Product Focus. Each week we feature a specific product from one of our many Principals and provide an overview on the product and how its features can improve your processes.

Last month, ECI featured the following products (click on each link to learn more about how that product benefits you):

Be on the lookout during this month for more! You can keep up with our Product Focus by following us on LinkedIn here and/or Twitter here!

The Chem Show

What is The Chem Show?

Held every odd year since 1915, The Chem Show is where engineers, plant managers, and other CPI personnel come together to view the latest equipment and technology, meet product experts, and discover new ways to optimize their plant operations. With more than 5,000 industry professionals and 300 exhibiting companies, the Chem Show is the largest North American event exclusively focused on the processing of fluids, powders, and gases.

When & Where?

The Chem Show takes place from October 31st – November 2nd, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York City.

Who Exhibits?

300+ Exhibitors will display products and services in the following categories:

·                     Automation

·                     Corrosion Control

·                     Engineered Materials

·                     Filtration & Separation

·                     Fluid Flow

·                     Hazardous Materials Handling

·                     Heating, Cooling & Drying

·                     Maintenance & Plant Safety

·                     Mixing/Blending

·                     Pollution Control

·                     Powder & Solids Handling

·                     Process Control

·                     Quality Control & Testing

·                     Size Reduction

·                     Warehousing & Distribution

·                     Water & Wastewater Handling


To learn more about the Chem Show, visit their website here!



Evan Ludwig | Marketing Communications Specialist


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