GlobalSpec Industrial Processing Online Trade Show and Event Draws More Than 1,400 Attendees

74 percent of engineering, technical and industrial professionals at GlobalSpec virtual event are decision makers

East Greenbush, NY (January 19, 2012) – The “Industrial Processing” online trade show and event on January 11, 2012 hosted by GlobalSpec drew more than 1,400 participants, with 74 percent of attendees reporting they are decision makers within their organizations. The free virtual conference is now available on demand to give engineers easy access to educational presentations and industry-leading supplier resources from the live-day event.

GlobalSpec’s “Industrial Processing” event provided educational forums, manufacturer and supplier content, and expertise on the latest developments across key industrial processing technology areas including: fluid/gas handling equipment; thermal processing; solids handling; plus filtration, separation, and recycling.

“The Industrial Processing show was a great event to kick off what will be another exciting year for online trade shows and events at GlobalSpec,” said Donna Lewis, vice president of e-publishing and e-events for GlobalSpec. “Once again attendance was outstanding and 74 percent of attendees confirmed they are decision makers at their companies. And this is just the beginning – as we are looking forward to delivering valuable content and quality educational sessions to the engineering and manufacturing communities at many events throughout the year.”

Speakers and topics at the event included:

  • What Smart Instruments Can Do For You – A smart instrument is generally defined as a device that includes one or more digital network communication options. Because provision of digital communications requires a microprocessor, a wide range of other capabilities are also possible. Once smart instruments are understood and deployed, the payoff is less complexity, better performance, and reduced costs.
    Presented by Craig McIntyre, Chemical Industry Manager, Endress+Hauser, Inc.
  • Trends in Ultrasonic Flow Measurement – Ultrasonic flow measurement technology provides a number of benefits to process engineers. This non-invasive method of measurement keeps your process running while providing valuable insight into your plant's operation.
    Presented by Bill Roeber, Vice President of Engineering, Racine Federated, Inc.
  • Securing and Governing Cloud Services – Both public and private cloud providers will be faced with making new features and services available to their customers through exposing functional, management, and provisioning APIs to customers and partners securely. The presentation explored architectural and design requirements and contrasted these with where the cloud market is today.
    Presented by Kenneth Owens, Vice President Security and Virtualization Technologies, Savvis, Inc.
  • Forget About Energy Consumption; Control Its Cost Instead – For decades industrial companies were able to maximize the profitability of their operations by controlling the consumption of energy and materials while maximizing their throughput. In today's real time business environment this is not good enough. A new approach to driving profitability is required and available.
    Presented by Peter Martin, Vice President, Business Value Generation, Invensys

Companies exhibiting at this event included: Endress+Hauser, Inc.; Pittsburgh Corning (FOAMGLAS® insulation); Tate Andale; BEX Spray Nozzles; DEPRAG, Inc.; Harper International Corporation; INTEC Engineering GmbH; LEWCO, Inc.; NOSHOK, Inc.; and Pyromation, Inc.

About GlobalSpec, Inc.
GlobalSpec, Inc. is the leading specialized vertical search, information services, e-publishing and online events company serving the engineering, technical and industrial communities. GlobalSpec users benefit from domain-expert search engines, a broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15 annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and access comprehensive technical content. SpecSearch®, GlobalSpec's trademarked search technology, allows users to search by specification more than 180,000,000 parts in 2,300,000 product families from more than 40,000 supplier catalogs. For suppliers, GlobalSpec offers highly filtered sales and marketing opportunities, product promotion and brand advertising platforms, including the GlobalSpec Ad Network, and a wide range of e-media advertising and marketing solutions.

GlobalSpec, SpecSearch, The Engineering Search Engine and The Engineering Web are registered trademarks of GlobalSpec, Inc.

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