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Best Practices EXPO Announces FS-Curtis, Howden Roots, VPInstruments and Applied Systems Technology as Gold Sponsors

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The Best Practices EXPO & Conference, an event designed to improve plant profitability by optimizing compressed air systems, announced FS-Curtis, Howden Roots, VP Instruments and Applied System Technologies as Gold Sponsors.

Headquartered in Huntersville, NC, Applied Systems Technology supplies high-quality aluminum piping systems. Headquartered in St. Louis, MO, FS Curtis has been designing and manufacturing air compressors since 1854. Howden Roots is the manufacturer of the original Roots blower and also manufactures solutions for air and gas handling. VPInstruments manufactures compressed air flowmeters and industrial monitoring solutions.

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The Best Practices EXPO & Conference is being held September 17-19, 2018 at the Chicago O’Hare Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, conveniently located in Rosemont, IL. Attendees of the 3-day four track conference will learn how to measure, reduce demand and optimize compressed air system designs from the leading experts in the compressed air industry and manufacturing plants.

The EXPO floor will feature approximately 65 booths displaying the technologies needed to optimize compressed air systems. Each of the Gold Sponsors will have a 10x20 booth, displaying their compressed air technologies. The event will also dedicate exhibit floor space and conference time to optimizing blower, vacuum, cooling and chiller systems.

The event is Co-Sponsored by the Compressed Air & Gas Institute (CAGI) and by the ComEd® Energy Efficiency Program. CAGI’s mission is to be the united voice of the compressed air industry, serving as the unbiased authority on technical, educational and promotional matters affecting the industry. ComEd® is the largest electric utility in Illinois providing service to approximately 4 million customers.



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