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INSTRUMENTATION: Endress+Hauser opens support centre in Edmonton



EDMONTON – Endress+Hauser opened its new 1,850 sq. metre regional customer support centre in this city on June 2, 2017. The facility, located in the Ellerslie industrial business area south of the city, houses a regional office and warehouse, flow calibration lab and the company’s Process Training Unit, a training program and mini process plant environment that offers field technicians and engineers a unique learning experience through real life simulations and specialized curriculum.

Endress+Hauser cut the ribbon on its first Process Training Unit in Canada on June 2. Left to right: Todd Lucey, sales director, North America; Anthony Varga, general manager Canada; Jasmine Schellenberg, Endress family shareholder; and Matt Attendorf, global CEO.

“We’re happy to offer Edmonton and the entire region access to some of the most advanced technical support, training and measurement instrumentation in the world,” said general manager Anthony Varga. “We’re committed to helping our customers compete on an international scale and, based on our experience with other similar facilities in other markets, we’re confident that this will help the region’s workforce and industry tremendously for years to come.”

Endress+Hauser expects to train more than 240 workers and engineers at the Process Training Unit per year. Courses include introduction to instrumentation, analytical, flow, pressure and temperature instrumentation, communications along with customized packages. This is the first Process Training Unit for Endress+Hauser in Canada. There are 10 in the United States.

Endress+Hauser is the largest independent manufacturer of instrumentation in the world. For more information, visit ca.Endress.com  or follow its developments at @Endress_Ca on Twitter, EndressHauser on Facebook or Endress+Hauser Group on LinkedIn.