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Programme & key themes
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The conference will examine:
Heavy Duty Commercial Vehicles
- EPA and NHTSA Greenhouse Gas and fuel efficiency policies and testing methodologies for commercial vehicles
- Thorough analysis of proposed CARB lower NOx engine standards
- Advanced technology for emissions reduction and vehicle fuel efficiency
- Outstanding challenges related to OBD standards and technology
- Comprehensive discussion on the natural gas vehicle market and its growth in North America
- Bridging the gap between Tier 4 Interim and Tier 4 Final
- Impact of TPEM (Transition Program for Equipment Manufacturers)
- Beyond Tier 4 Final – Plans and achievements for sustainable and fuel efficient NRMM.
- Emissions reduction technology advancements for non-road vehicles
- Potential developments in hybrid and natural gas NRMM
- An overview of emissions reduction legislation in the marine sector – finalised IMO Tier III limits and requirements
- Challenges and solutions for ship owners, engine manufacturers and technology suppliers to meet IMO Tier III requirements
- Discussion NOx abatement technology choices – the advantages and disadvantages of an SCR and EGR systems
- The status of alternative fuels to meet IMO Tier III requirements
- Proposals for energy efficiency and GHG emissions reduction in the shipping sector
- An overview of the North American diesel car market
- LEV III standards encompassing NOx, CO2 and fuel efficiency standards for light duty vehicles and cars
- Optimum emission reduction strategies for light duty vehicles and passenger cars
Diesel Exhaust Fluid
- Comprehensive overview and forecasts of the North American DEF market
- Trends in delivery and supply modes
- Quality control and protection of the DEF brand
- An update on urea supply and availability in the marine sector
Wema is the world’s leading supplier for level measurements and suction and return systems for fuel and AdBlue. More than 90% of all European trucks fitted with SCR systems are equipped with Wema AdBlue Sensors.
We are supporting our customer’s worldwide achieving legislation requirements in accordance with EuroV, EuroVI, EPA10, EPA13, NPLT, Stage IIIB, Stage IV, Tier4 New emission requirements in the agriculture and construction (non-road) segment will be implemented, and has been a key priority for Wema in 2012 and in the years to come.
The Wema Quality Sensor measures the concentration of aqueous urea solution delivered into the exhaust gas stream, offering an intelligent system by a single supplier.
Wema has in the past years invested heavily in technical knowledge to increase its capacity to support existing and new customers. The Center for Research & Development and Product Management is located at the headquarters.
Wema’s headquarter is located in Bergen, Norway. We welcome our customers to our regional offices in:
- North Europe, Bergen, Norway
- Central and South Europe, Zug, Switzerland
- North America , Greensboro ,USA
- Brazil- Managed by Wema Americas
- North East Asian, Shanghai, P.R. China
- South East Asia Pacific, Chennai, India
Measurement SpecialitiesMeasurement Specialties (NASDAQ:MEAS) designs and manufactures sensors for applications in medical, environmental, military/aerospace, automotive, industrial and engine/vehicle industries.
Our automotive industry standard Powertrain Sensors are used worldwide for pressure, air humidity, temperature, position, fluid level and fluid properties applications in on highway and off road vehicles.
Key applications include, among others, engine oil ageing and contamination, fuel identification, exhaust high temperature, engine air intake, fuel in oil dilution, spool valve position, and urea quality for SCR systems.
Relying on patented tuning fork technology, the MEAS multi parameter Urea Quality Sensor measures urea concentration, temperature and identifies quality of Adblue/DEF (Diesel Emission Fluid) used in on and off-highway vehicles’ SCR systems.
With optimized in-line mounting design, the UQS uses high performance algorithms to provide real-time multi-parametric analysis of DEF for optimisation of NOx reduction emission control systems. The UQS is the key tool to meet vehicle emissions specifications as JP 09, EPA 10, Tier IV and EURO VI and to achieve OBD compliance of SCR systems.
45738 Northport Loop West
Contact: Mark Uhrich
Position: North America Business Manager – Engine and Vehicle Sensors
Phone: +1 510-498-1570
AirgasAirgas Specialty Products is the leading US supplier of ammonia based products and services for nitrogen oxide abatement (DeNOX) and now includes Airgas AiRx™ Diesel Exhaust Fluid. Airgas AiRx is a high quality urea based solution that is API Certified used in reducing emissions in the new 2010 commercial vehicles with SCR-equipped engines. Airgas offers all product sizes of DEF from 1 gallon bottles to bulk deliveries. And with our nationwide footprint and existing fleet of trucks, drivers, storage and facilities, Airgas has all the dedicated storage and equipment to customize the right solution for all of your DEF needs.
For more information on Airgas AiRx please call us toll free at 877-966-4DEF (4333) or visit their website
AVLAVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines.
AVL develops and improves all kinds of powertrain systems incl. alternative and hybrid systems and is a competent partner to the engine and automotive industry.
In addition, AVL develops and markets all simulation methods and easy-to-use software tools which are necessary for the development work. AVL’s unique power derives from the systematic netting of single simulation results to integrated, multidimensional simulation platforms on the basis of AVL’s deep engineering expertise.
The products of the business area ‘Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems’ comprise all the instruments and systems required for engine and vehicle testing.
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BlueDEFFor almost 40 years, Old World Industries LLC, maker of PEAK® Performance Products, has produced and distributed functional fluids for heavy duty and automotive applications. That’s why, today, you can depend on us to develop a smart, efficient and customizable BlueDEF® Diesel Exhaust Fluid program that includes training, tech-support, storage equipment and much more.
Diesel Emission ControlDiesel Emission Control is a specialist designer and manufacturer of DPF, SCR and SCRF monitoring and control systems. The DE-Tronic modular ECU, with its advanced control strategies and user friendly PC interface, has fast gained acceptance within the industry being used in a variety of the most complex of applications in the Heavy Duty, Industrial, Agricultural, Inland Vessel and Rail sectors.
DEC Diesel and urea dosing systems are being supplied internationally e.g. city buses in Russia, Hong Kong and the U.K., school buses and gensets in the U.S.A., tractors in Eastern Europe, pick-up trucks and buses in China, barges and tankers operating on the Rhine.
FPT IndustrialFPT Industrial is a company of CNH Industrial dedicated to the design, production and sale of powertrains for on and off-road vehicles, marine and power generation applications. The company employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide, in ten plants and six R&D Centres. The FPT Industrial sales network consists of 100 dealers and over 1,300 service centres in almost 100 countries.
A wide product offering, including five engine ranges from 31 kW up to 740 kW and transmissions with maximum torque from 300 Nm up to 500 Nm, and a close focus on R&D activities make FPT Industrial a world leader in industrial powertrains.
Haldor TopsøeCOMMITTED TO CATALYSIS
Through half a century’s dedication to heterogenous catalysis, Haldor Topsøe has developed and strengthened its position as a leading market player in catalysts, catalytic reactions and technologies for process design.
Topsøe offers a complete range of catalytic products for the automotive industry. This includes:
- urea SCR catalysts with vanadium as active material on a unique lightweight coated fibre reinforced ceramic substrate,
- urea SCR catalysts based on zeolites
- ammonia slip catalysts
- diesel oxidation catalysts
- and finally to complete the portfolio catalytic coatings for diesel particulate filters.
The catalytic products are backed by our know-how within system engineering and our abilities to carry out application engineering and validation.
Whether as stand alone products or combined in the complete exhaust after-treatment systems, Topsøe’s products comply with the most stringent legislation on automotive diesel exhaust emissions.
Please visit our website www.topsoe.com and explore our newly developed automotive products.
DEF Lunch Sponsor
AMB International LtdAMB International Ltd. is specialised in selling and distributing high quality urea. One of its high quality urea products is automotive grade urea for AdBlue or DEF.
AMB International is a joint venture company, which includes the urea producer with an annual production capacity of 1.8 million mT. A small production line with 150,000 mT capacity is dedicated for the purpose of Automotive Grade Urea, which will be doubled in capacity in 2014.
International has its registered offices in Hong Kong and has an international sales network with main sales office based in London.The team of AMB International has a wide and long term experience in the urea business with a focus on industrial grade, automotive grade and the use of these products.
AMB International delivers high quality automotive grade urea in various packaging. The delivery conditions of AMB as well as its deliveries and additional services are beyond what traditional urea suppliers/traders deliver. This makes AMB International a logical partner to develop your business in the automotive market: long term, reliable and sustainable.
TT ElectronicsThe companies of TT Electronics Sensing and Control Division have a proud pedigree with more than 30 years in automotive, truck, off-road and industrial applications. Emission exhaust-gas-technology is one of our core competences and we have several years of experience in mass production for EURO4 and EURO5 as well as Tier 4i and f engines. Products like high-temperature sensors with integrated electronic, DEF-Quality sensors, freeze protected pressure sensors and also special electronics are invariably powerful and provide excellent cost-benefit ratios, which are dedicated to the applications of leading OEMs in transportation segment.
ACAT GlobalACAT Global LLC, headquartered in Charlevoix, Mich., utilizes patented and proprietary technology to manufacture the world’s lightest, smallest and most effective metallic catalytic converter substrates. ACAT’s herringbone substrate increases efficiency offering up to 42% in weight savings and reduces the needed amount of precious metals by more than 30%. Additionally, the construction improves cold-start emissions and offers increased flow for improved engine performance with its lower cell density design.
Clampco ProductsClampco Products is the industry leader in the Design and Manufacture of V-band/T-bolt Clamp and Stainless Steel Strap Products. OEM and Tier-1 Diesel Engine and After-treatment Systems customers have relied on Clampco since 1971 to provide Custom Engineered Solutions to meet their Specific Application Performance Requirements with our Made in USA Clamp Products.
CristalCristal is a recognized leader in Ultrafine TiO2-based products which are at the core of environmental catalyst technologies such as Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) for NOx abatement. Cristal produces its CristalACTiVTMUltrafine TiO2 for many catalyst applications at its plant in Thann, France which was expanded in 2008 to support the growing global demand.
Cristal is a leading titanium dioxide (TiO2) producer with the widest global footprint of any other TiO2 manufacturer. Headquartered in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Cristal operates eight TiO2 manufacturing plants in six countries and on five continents and is well-positioned to serve existing and growing markets in all major world regions.
Relying on its global reach and a strong technology base, Cristal leads and adapts to innovations in the marketplace, ensuring that environmental solutions utilizing TiO2 catalysts will contribute to a cleaner world.
Elkhart PlasticsElkhart Plastics, Inc. is a 25-year old company providing rotational molding capabilities for customers across the US. We excel at creating unique solutions for you. Understanding that the application drives the design. Our committed problem-solvers work as an extension of your organization to deliver creative solutions for your unique applications and parts.
Our engineering staff can also assist you with design questions or problems when working on a new product, or tweaking an existing model. With five locations across the Midwest and West Coast we have the production capacity for larger product orders and can walk you through the entire process.
Micro MaticMicro Matic leveraged its 50+ years of experience in the brewing industry to develop a unique range of Closed Chemical Systems for a wide variety of industries and diverse set of application environments. Micro Matic offers both eco-friendly single-use & sustainable Closed, Sealed & Secure Container Valve System designed to deliver consistent product purity, maximize operating efficiencies and protect workers and the environment throughout the distribution chain, from fill through transport to dispense.
Parker Hannifin CorporationParker Hannifin Corporation is the global leader in motion and control technologies. The Parflex Division manufactures heated hoses for fluid conveyance on SCR systems. The hoses are made in a variety of sizes and materials to meet multiple system specifications. The Fluid Controls Division offers a variety of systems specifically made for emissions. (coolant control, hydrocarbon dosing, etc.).
Orono Spectral SolutionsOrono Spectral Solutions’ (OSS) Mission Statement is to be a world-wide leader in sampling and analysis solutions for chemical and biological detection systems.
OSS specializes in developing advanced materials, associated sampling systems, and methods for detection and identification of trace to bulk quantities of chemical and biological species such as warfare agents, contaminants, and toxic industrial materials.
Snyder IndustriesSnyder Industries is a recognized leader in the manufacturing of tank and containment solutions for the bulk storage, processing and transportation of a wide variety of chemicals including DEF. Tanks include polyethylene (HDPE & XLPE) single and double wall containment tanks as well as heavy duty rotationally molded polyethylene and stainless steel UN/DOT approved intermediate bulk containers (IBCs). Our engineering expertise and manufacturing technology developed over 50 years has resulted into the broadest range and highest quality tanks in the industry.
StoneridgeStoneridge, Inc., Control Devices Division is a global supplier of electronic sensors and controls used in the commercial vehicle, automotive, agricultural and off-highway vehicle markets. We offer a global footprint including sales, manufacturing and engineering in support of your program needs. Our product portfolio includes a variety of custom engineered switches, sensors and controls required on the latest emissions reduction systems and to aid in improved fuel economy.
Titan Chemical Transfer SolutionsTitan Chemical Transfer Solutions is a leading provider of complete closed system transfer equipment for the Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). As an OEM, integrator, and distributor of pump systems, dispenser systems, DEF skid and tanks packages, DEF valves, couplers, flow meters & hoses, nozzles and other accessories, Titan offers “Purpose-Built Solutions” throughout the United States and Canada. Visit us at www.Titan-CTS.com.