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March, 2020

Information about the COVID-19 Situation


Turck is there for you even under the current difficult conditions

At the moment, the Covid-19 crisis is the dominant topic for all of us. Like many other companies, Turck is faced with the task of continuing to serve customer requirements in the best possible way while protecting your health and that of our employees and partners. For this reason, we have taken a number of measures for protection from the Coronavirus and are continuously evaluating the current situation in all areas of the company. With the measures introduced to date, we are currently not experiencing any significant restrictions on business operations.

For more details, please click here to read the latest letter from Turck Canada’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.


July, 2018

Turck Honored in Control Design’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Control Design 2018

We are thrilled to be recognized in Control Design’s Readers’ Choice Awards! This annual program invited more than 15,000 individuals to participate and name their top three companies across control, hardware, motion, networking, safety, sensing and software categories.Turck was named:

  • First in Industrial Electrical Connector/Cordset
  • Third in Wiring & Cabling
  • Second in Input/Output System
  • Second in Machine-Mount Input/Output
  • Third in Linear Position Sensor
  • Sixth in Encoder/Resolver Measurement
  • First in Proximity Switch
  • Second in Ultrasonic Sensor
  • Second in RFID/Barcode Reader

Click here to read the article in the June edition.


October, 2017

Turck Chartwell is now Turck Canada Inc.

Mark and Steve Oct 13

Turck acquires remaining 50% interest in Turck Canada Inc. Markham, Ontario, October 2, 2017 – Effective October 2, 2017, Turck has acquired the remaining 50% interest in Turck Canada Inc. and thus is 100% owner of the new subsidiary. In January 2018, the Company name will become Turck Canada Inc. The automation specialist initially acquired the first 50% interest in its long term Canadian sales partner Chartwell Automation Inc. in 2014. Mark and Steve Boehmer, the two founders of Chartwell, have signed long-term management contracts. They will continue to lead the company as President and V.P. Sales and Marketing.

“This is a very exciting event for both companies, for our employees, our distributor partners and customers”, says Steve Boehmer. “Our greatest assets have always been our people and now as a Turck subsidiary we believe that it will allow us to provide a wider array of services with enhanced knowledge and expertise. As a fully owned Turck company we will enjoy the benefit of access to all of the resources available through the world wide network that Turck has established.”

Christian Wolf, managing director of the Turck Group, says: “Our longstanding partnership was due in part to how highly compatible our two firms operated. Chartwell has been Turck’s exclusive partner in Canada since 1983 having successfully grown the Turck brand and name into one of the leading automation suppliers in Canada. We had similar corporate cultures, values and philosophies on doing business. Turck Canada Inc. will continue to provide outstanding application and technical support for the array of products in our core categories of sensing, fieldbus, interface and connectivity.”

Founded in 1965 Turck has become one of the leading manufacturers in the field of industrial automation. With more than 4500 employees working in 28 subsidiaries and sales partners in 60 other countries, Turck is truly a global company.

June 23, 2017


Upcoming NFPA 70B Webinar- We would love for your to promote this Webinar!
We will be hosting a NFPA 70B Webinar July 17th, 2017, there will be two sessions: 10 -11 AM & 2- 3 PM CDT.

This webinar will cover the following:
Electrical maintenance is increasingly becoming a big part of electrical safety in minimizing the risk of electrical arc-flash hazards at workplace. This webinar will focus on the preventive maintenance topics to cover the importance of OSHA CFRs, NFPA 70E & 70B standard references and guidelines. The session will also include current technologies and future trends in predictive maintenance tools to monitor electrical loose connections and temperature rise followed by an interactive Q&A section.

Presenters: John Kolak & Bhanu Srilla
Learning Objectives:
a. Why EPM is critical for electrical safety?
b. Things to consider in developing an effective EPM
c. OSHA, NFPA 70E & 70 B standards reference in maintenance programs
d. Loose connections and Temperature rise in electrical equipment
e. Overview of current technologies and future trends in PDM tools

REGISTRATION LINK: http://register.gotowebinar.com/rt/7388581083050508545

May 19, 2017


NFPA 70E Webinar: How Safety-By-Design Leads to a Safer and More Productive Lockout/Tagout
A worker’s confidence in electrical safety directly impacts his/her task productivity. This webinar will focus on the various challenges involved in mechanical and electrical LOTO procedures, NFPA guidelines and ways to enhance workers’ confidence and productivity while performing maintenance tasks through the use of Permanent Electrical Safety Devices (PESDs) followed by Q&A.
Learning objectives:
Understand the basics of mechanical and electrical LOTO
Various challenges involved in LOTO with application scenarios
NFPA guidelines and OSHA mandates
The importance of safety-by-design and engineering controls
How to enhance the workers’ confidence and productivity with PESDs

REGISTRATION LINK: http://hubs.ly/H07x4wS0

Two sessions: 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM CDT. Selection using drop down menu on the registration page.

April 2, 2015

Dick turns 80!

Turck Canada staff had the honour of celebrating Dick Ferguson’s 80′th birthday during a luncheon on Thursday April 2, 2015. Dick Ferguson has been with Chartwell since it was founded in 1983, and has helped grow and support the business ever since. Dick is an encouragement to all of our staff, as he is a dedicated, well appreciated and respected employee.

October 1, 2014

Chartwell Name Change effective Oct. 1, 2014


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