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Employee Spotlight: Rebecca Rogers

Employee Spotlight
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our new blog series, “Employee Spotlight,” you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week, the spotlight is on Rebecca Rogers, an accounting specialist in Baton Rouge. Known for her infectious laughter and energetic personality, Rebecca has become a vital member of...

Product Spotlight: Flowserve Valtek MaxFlo 4

Flowserve
BBP partners closely with Flowserve, one of the world’s leading providers of control valves, and together our product experts work with customers to provide solutions for challenging industrial applications. In this product spotlight, we will take a closer look at the features and potential applications of the Flowserve Valtek MaxFlo 4. The Flowserve Valtek MaxFlo 4 control valve is a high-performance eccentric rotary plug valve designed for the process industry. It features a large capacity, standard hardened trim,...

VEGAPULS 64: The Hygienic, Accurate Solution for Pharmaceutical Plants

VEGA
With superior instrumentation and service, VEGA Americas continues to put their customers on the cutting edge of technology. In this blog post from VEGA, we review a VEGAPULS 64 application study, examining its uses in the pharmaceutical industry. Because of its hygienic design and accurate measurement capabilities, the VEGAPULS 6 remains the best solution for level sensor monitoring. The dual requirements for instrumentation used in drug manufacturing demand both perfect hygiene and maximum precision: even...

Increasing Productivity in Margarine Production with K-Patents

K-Patents
This application story illustrates the functions of the K-Patents Sanitary Refractometer PR 43 APT within the food and beverage industry. Margarine is a stabilized water-in-oil emulsion which was developed as a substitute for butter. It is made from one or more vegetable oils or animal fats, mixed with an aqueous portion containing milk products, salts, and other ingredients such as flavoring agents, emulsifiers, vitamins, preservatives, and butter. The K-Patents Sanitary Refractometer PR 43 APT is installed directly in...

Register today! Training calendar for February 2019.

Training
FEBRUARY 5th-6th, 2019 Flowserve Control Valve Maintenance & Engineering Training These one-day courses provide in-depth product training with additional hands-on experience. Participants will be able to disassemble and reassemble valves as well as delve into topics like sizing calculations, rotary and linear actuators and more. Learn more and register here. FEBRUARY 19th, 2019 PH Basics and Fundamentals Training This session will help participants learn the differences in measurement technologies and sensor types available on the market today....

Employee Spotlight: Jenny Cramer

Employee Spotlight
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our new blog series, “Employee Spotlight,” you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week, the spotlight is on Jenny Cramer, an account manager in Greenville, South Carolina. Throughout her time at BBP, her can-do attitude and commitment to her customers have...

Employee Spotlight: Eric Eskew

Employee Spotlight
We’re engineers, customer service representatives, accounting gurus, tech support superheroes, and more — but we’re also real humans. In our new blog series, “Employee Spotlight”, you’ll meet BBP employees, learn about their background and roles, and discover what they like most about working at BBP. This week, the spotlight is on Eric Eskew, an account manager in Louisiana. During his time at BBP, he has become an essential member of our sales force. Thanks...

VEGAPULS 69 Excels in Food & Beverage Industry

Uncategorized
At BBP, we are proud to serve a large variety of industries. Today on the blog we highlight the success of VEGAPULS 69 and its impact in the food and beverage industry. In this application story from VEGA, you'll learn how instrumentation from VEGA delivers precise measurement in the production of chocolate. VEGAPULS 69 Process “Square. Practical. Good.” Everyone knows the chocolate bars from RITTER SPORT. Quality, safety, and power have top priority in their production. The...

Process Optimization with Ultrasonic Flow Meters

Panametrics
Process optimization is one of the main focuses for industry regardless of the segment in which they operate. When it comes to steam, it’s all about increasing efficiency and improving asset availability. A few years ago, a leading innovative lightweight metal technology company approached us to look into potential solutions to improving their steam process efficiency. The plant has 3 boilers feeding the production units with steam. Original flow meters installed were based on traditional...

Using a Mobile Phone or Tablet in Potentially Explosive Environments

Pepperl-Fuchs
Nowadays it is hard to deny that many workers around the world have disengaged themselves from the shackles of their desktop computers and are able to use their mobile smartphone or tablet on the job. As a study by StatCounter demonstrates, worldwide usage of the Internet is mainly based on mobile phones and tablets as opposed to desktop PCs. In addition, the push toward mobile devices will continue to increase. Many companies have already set up their data...