Pulp and Paper News Round-Up: March 2020

In an effort to share knowledge and advance the pulp and paper industry, we’ve collected some of the top news stories from this month. Some of these topics include the industry’s reaction to the current Coronavirus pandemic, an increase in container board production, and legislative pushes to ban paper bags. Check them out below! International Paper … Continue reading "Pulp and Paper News Round-Up: March 2020"

During COVID-19 Outbreak, SEPCO Continues Normal Operations

While implementing all CDC safety precautions, the SEPCO team maintains normal schedule

5 Steps for Achieving Stuffing Box Reliability

Compression packing is a common sealing technology used to prevent leakage in pumps and valves. Stuffing box reliability depends on proper packing selection, installation, operation, and maintenance. According to a recent article on PlantServices.com by Chuck Tanner, following several best practices can help you increase the life and effectiveness of your compression packing. Adhering to … Continue reading "5 Steps for Achieving Stuffing Box Reliability"

How Is Coronavirus Effecting the Pump Industry and Others?

Coronovirus (COVID-19) is sweeping the globe, and the Pumps industry is not immune to its effects and the growing fear surrounding its spread.

Pulp and Paper News Round-Up: February 2020

We've collected some of this month's top stories for the pulp and paper industry to help you stay on top of breaking news, new products, and best practices.

Will We See You at MARCON 2020?

SEPCO is scheduled to exhibit and lead presentation at this year’s Maintenance and Reliability Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Recent Trade Magazine Q&A Discusses Fluid Sealing School

Fluid Sealing School SEPCO recently hosted 20 distributors for its annual Fluid Sealing School (November 19 – 21, 2019). They learned about pump systems, rotating equipment and methods to seal these difficult-to-seal machines. “We were happy to have such an excellent group of professionals at this training event,” said SEPCO CEO Chris Wilder. “In addition to … Continue reading "Recent Trade Magazine Q&A Discusses Fluid Sealing School"

Effective sealing technology makes for a safer food and beverage industry

Successful product containment and protection only occurs if the ideal sealing technology is chosen. Otherwise, equipment downtime, product waste and housekeeping/slip risks will be some of the problems encountered. A recent article in Processing Magazine recently discussed sealing rotating assets and other equipment in the food and beverage industry. It detailed why special consideration is required, specifically … Continue reading "Effective sealing technology makes for a safer food and beverage industry"

The Challenges of Maintaining Rotating Equipment

A conversation about maintaining rotating equipment with Joe Anderson, Partner and COO of ReliabilityX.

Top HVAC Industry Trends to Expect in 2020

According to a recent trend report by Wakefield Research, as the global demand for more sustainably designed and energy-efficient buildings rises, energy costs and government regulations on energy consumption experienced a correlating increase. To achieve this vision of a greener infrastructure, the buildings involved will require updated, more efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. … Continue reading "Top HVAC Industry Trends to Expect in 2020"

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