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Trainer Spotlight: Shane Filer

December 1, 2021 | Company News

NSI’s General Manager, Shane Filer, has a long history of doing industrial instrumentation and automation training for companies and trade shows – first with Leeds & Northrup (L&N) and Honeywell in the late 90’s, and finally with NSI for the past 20 years.

His main area of specialty with L&N / Honeywell was liquid analytical measurements (pH, ORP, conductivity, and dissolved oxygen), mainly focusing on the use of the measurements in power plants, semiconductor plants, pharmaceutical facilities, and food/beverage facilities.  He has taught and presented at dozens of ISA events and trade shows.  Specific areas of training with NSI for the last 20 years include industrial wireless systems, hazardous area electrical protection methods, and gas leak detection systems.

Shane has a Bachelor’s of Electrical Engineering from Grove City College, and also enjoys coaching his kids in sports, teaching at his church, and instructing anyone who will listen in the fine art of telling Dad jokes.

Speaking of which, “When does a joke become a dad joke? When it becomes apparent!” 



Trainer Spotlight: Pete Hutwelker

November 4, 2021 | Company News

You may know Pete Hutwelker from his previous company ES2, which has now become apart of NSI. Or you may have even attended one of his trainings! Pete teaches a variety of training courses: gas feed system design, service & safety: chlorine, ammonia and sulfur dioxide, basic electricity, troubleshooting control systems, instruments and controls, PLCs & basic programming, process control, instrumentation. 

Pete teaches 2 certified PADEP training courses:

Chlorine Gas Feed Systems Operation, Maintenance & Safety  (3) hours

This course is designed to provide water and wastewater treatment plant operation and maintenance personnel with an understanding of chlorine gas feed systems, controls and accessories. The course is designed for presentation to both beginners and experienced operation and maintenance personnel. Upon completion of the course, students will have a clear understanding of how chlorine is transferred from the cylinder, into the water and everything in between. The slide presentations and actual equipment demonstrations help students relate to real world conditions. System operation, maintenance and safety are covered in detail. Short version of Course #2133.

Instruments and Controls for Water & Wastewater Treatment (3) hours

This course is designed to provide water & wastewater plant operation & maintenance personnel with a general understanding of Process Instrumentation and Controls. The course is designed for presentation to both beginners and experienced operation and maintenance personnel. Upon completion of the course, students will have a better understanding of how the instruments and control systems in their facility operate and how to identify and troubleshoot problems. Electrical safety is covered in detail.

Interested in training with Pete? Let us know




Exciting News: Expansion of J.M. Canty Territory!

October 27, 2021 | Company News

Neal Systems Inc. is happy to announce that our territory has expanded for our J.M. Canty line! The NSI territory now includes Virginia and will be covered by our territory managers Bob Pinkerton and Ed McGinn.

J.M. Cantyhas been a leader in the industry developing groundbreaking technologies used by the US Navy, Canadian Armed Forces, ORNL and NASA!

Canty offers vessel lights, sight glasses, vessel closures, process cameras, particle sizing systems, as well as software and hardware. These products are a perfect match for the industries Neal Systems serves, including: Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical & BioTech, Food & Beverage, Chemical, Glass Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper, Mining & Aggregate, and Foundries & Metal Production.

Interested in learning more? Visit J.M. Canty’s website here!



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