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Production Process Insights

Sentry Equipment

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With proven sampling expertise since 1924, Sentry products and services provide business operations the critical insights to optimize process control and product quality. We deliver true representative sampling and analysis techniques to customers around the globe, empowering them to accurately monitor and measure processes for improved production efficiency, output and safety. Standing behind our commitments, we are determined to tackle any application, anywhere.

Recent Posts

Protect Your Equipment with a Coolant Recycling Program

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 3/9/23 10:15 AM

Manufacturing processes are inundated with lubricants and other industrial fluids, such as machining and grinding. Managing these fluids is critical to protecting equipment and ensuring worker safety. Adding the rising costs of fluid, waste disposal, maintenance, and compliance with workplace safety and environmental regulations, as well as improper fluid management, can significantly impact your bottom line.

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Our Perspective: Work-Life Balance at Sentry Equipment

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 1/11/23 2:15 PM

At Sentry Equipment, our employee-owners focus on cultivating a culture that values work-life balance. We know that juggling work duties and family obligations isn’t always easy, but we make it a priority because we value time outside of work to connect with family and friends.

Mikaela Gitto, Sentry’s Director of Human Resources, and Heidi Balestrieri, Sentry’s Director of Engineering, both appreciate the company’s benefits and culture in helping further their careers without sacrificing time with their families. They call Sentry a “family-first” workplace that truly cares about its employee-owners.

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Topics: Company News, Any Application

Easily Transfer Your Military Skills to a Career in Manufacturing

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 12/5/22 8:45 AM

When veterans leave the military, they often have several options as they plan their next career path. For many, a new career in manufacturing is an attractive choice, as these kinds of jobs allow them to leverage their existing skills with the opportunity to learn a new vocation on the job.

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Topics: Company News, Any Application

Employee-Owner Profiles - Devin Draeger

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 3/2/22 2:00 PM

When he was a kid, Devin Draeger was fascinated with building computers. So, it makes sense that he chose a career that led him to work with computers every day. The path to this career may not have been direct, but since starting at Sentry Equipment over 16 years ago, Devin's proud of the support he's received from his team after transitioning out of active military duty.

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Topics: Company News, Any Application

Employee-Owner Profiles - Adam Scott

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 1/26/22 8:00 AM

When Adam Scott interviewed for a job as a welder at Sentry Equipment, he was immediately impressed by the employee-ownership business model. More than six years later, he knows he made the right decision to join Sentry.

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Topics: Company News, Any Application

Smart Cycle Chemistry Alarms Optimize Power Plant Processes

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 12/6/21 8:00 AM

The utility industry significantly contributes to the stability of the US and global economy and infrastructure. Given the stringent regulations plants must meet, it’s essential to prevent major chemical events to ensure dependable and safe power production. One way to support this production is by using smart cycle chemistry alarms.

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Topics: Power, Steam & Water

Stand Ready: Discussing Bulk Solid Sampling Trends

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 11/10/21 8:00 AM

The powder and bulk solids market includes OEMs, process engineers, and executives whose activity accounts for 70% of the manufacturing lifecycle of every product on earth. Sampling plays a vital role in this production to ensure safety and product quality.

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Topics: Solids & Powder, Any Application

Employee-Owner Profiles - Tod Myers

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 10/14/21 8:00 AM

In the ten years that regional sales manager Tod Myers has been with Sentry Equipment, there’s rarely been a dull day – and that suits him perfectly.

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Topics: Company News

Employee-Owner Profiles - Kelly O'Shea

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 9/13/21 8:00 AM

“To be in your child’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.”

Kelly O’Shea began at Sentry Equipment over 14 years ago to make Barbara Johnson’s words a reality, and continues to enjoy that work-life balance today.

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Topics: Company News

Ask Sentry: Why Should I Consider Low-E Samplers?

Posted by Sentry Equipment on 8/19/21 8:00 AM

In the petrochemical and refinery industries, operations must run safely and efficiently with controlled, real-time data. Plants can eliminate data imprecision by transitioning to a low-emission (Low-E) closed-loop gas and liquid sampling system. Low-e sampling, combined with proper staff training, can help maximize sampling accuracy while minimizing risks to people, equipment, and the environment.

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Topics: Downstream, Liquid & Slurry