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5 proven traits a project engineer needs in a strategic supplier

Posted by Krista Drager on 10/19/16 11:00 AM

Suppliers are an essential part of any large engineering project. They’re needed to complete specialized designs and builds that meet the quality standards of the companies that hire them. Yet, not all suppliers are capable of delivering on their promises. This costs engineering firms time and money. 

Overcoming bias when it comes to selecting a supplier can be a major hurdle. Especially, when existing relationships are already in place. So, it’s essential to know how to separate a preferred supplier from a strategic supplier before you partner with them. Here are five crucial traits of a reliable, strategic supplier.

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Topics: Any Application

Sentry Equipment featured in Manufacturing Today magazine

Posted by Krista Drager on 8/24/16 8:30 AM

Sentry Equipment plays an essential role in the operations of its customers. “We are a manufacturer that helps other manufacturers improve their processes,” explains Rick Steinke, Sentry Equipment VP of Operations.

Steinke’s broad statement sums up the essence of the company’s pivotal role in providing representative sampling solutions for a variety of industries, including power generation, oil & gas, food & beverage, chemical & petrochemical, cement, mining and pharmaceutical.

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Topics: Company News

Representative Sampling Is the Key to Consistent High Quality Products

Posted by Krista Drager on 5/19/16 9:43 AM

This article originally appeared on It has been republished below for our readers like yourself!

For a food manufacturer, there are few things worse than calling for a mandatory food product recall.

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Topics: Food & Beverage

How to radiographic test for welding quality in your heat exchanger

Posted by Krista Drager on 4/19/16 4:20 PM

Sample coolers and heat exchangers cool samples from process streams. A sample flows through the tube side of the heat exchanger, and the cooling fluid, usually water, flows through the shell side to cool the process gas or fluid so it can be monitored or analyzed.

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Topics: Power, Hydrocarbon Processing, Any Application