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Nov
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New Literature

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With many exciting changes happening in production, Horner APG Canada has taken this opportunity to let you know that there has been a number of updates to our literature. Please take a moment to check out the latest for our newest X-Series controller XL7 and the XL6/XL6e & XL10e User Manuals!

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28
Oct
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Horner APG Canada Programming Training Course in December 2014

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Horner APG Canada invites you to join us for a two day programming training course. The course runs Thursday, December 11th & Friday, December 12th, 2014, from 9:00am - 4pm and includes an HE-XE102 controller with programming cable and lunch both days. This interactive course will include basic and advanced programming lessons with question and answer periods. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited so book early! The course will be held at Suite 200 - 5970 Centre Street S.E., Calgary, AB. You can email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a registration package or visit us online. If you are interested in us coming to site to do a tutorial please contact for more information on bookings.


Course Overview:
Basic Config and programming
Screen Manipulation
Timers and Counters
Move Operations
Basic CsCan Networking
Graphics editing
Removable media Functions

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15
Jul
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SmartBlock I/O & SmartBlock Specialty I/O Certified for Canada

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SmartBlock I/O features a variety of Analog and Specialty modules. SmartBlock I/O is designed to compliment the popular SmartStix Digital I/O family. These two I/O families can be used to expand the I/O capacity of just about any Operator Control Station (OCS) by merely a few points - or potentially thousands of points.

SmartStix I/O is an ideal terminal-block style Digital I/O system - but SmartBlock I/O is built for Analog. Like it's SmartStix cousin, SmartBlock I/O is mounted on DIN-rail, although through hold mounting is also supported for flexibility. SmartBlock can be mounted locally in the same panel as the OCS, or can be mounted remotely up to 500 meters away. SmartBlock is based on the proven CsCAN network, which uses industry-standard CAN chipsets for noise immunity and data integrity. But unlike other industrial implementation of CAN like DeviceNet, SmartBlock's CsCAN network sets the bar with its ease of configuration in the CsCAPE software.

SmartBlock has numerous convenience features...a dual CsCAN plug for easy "in & out" network connections...spring clamp removable terminal blocks for quick field wiring...indicator LEDs for power, module and network status...a hinged door for dip switch access, and much more! Check it out!

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16
Jun
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Anti Spam Legislation

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Keep Informed

As of July 1, 2014, Canada will have the new Anti-Spam Legislation in effect. We don't want you to be left off of our list. We keep all current Horner clients informed by way of email on software updates, upcoming trade show locations in your area, new product releases, programming training courses, etc. 

Horner APG Canada uses a One-Click Unsubscribe, which, upon your request, guarantees the removal of your email address from our mailing list. In every email you receive, there will be a link to unsubscribe or change/update your information. Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Should you wish to stay informed on any changes, please take a moment to sign up by verifying your email address on our website to receive future notifications.

We value our relationship with you and we hope to continue providing you with information that is relevant to you and your business.

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May
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Welcome Mike Kuperis

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Horner APG Canada would like to welcome its newest member. Mike Kuperis has a solid background in HVAC, having helped with project management and to develop customized maintenance programs. Mike will be located out of our Calgary office and helping reach out to our customers across Canada. He has a go get 'em attitude and likes to have a hands on approach when it comes to helping service his customers needs. We look forward to having you be part of our team!

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15
Apr
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On the road in B.C. for Training Course

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Horner APG Canada is on the road next month and cordially invites you to join us for a two day programming training course. The course runs over two days, Thursday, May 22nd & Friday, May 23rd, 2014, from 9:00am - 4pm and includes an HE-XE102 controller with programming cable and lunch both days. This interactive course will include basic and advanced programming lessons with question and answer periods. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited so book early!

The course will be held at the Coast Surrey Guildford Hotel, 10410 - 158th Street, Surrey, BC. You can email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a registration package or visit us online. If you are interested in us coming to site to do a tutorial please contact for more information on bookings.


Course Overview:
Basic Config and programming
Screen Manipulation
Timers and Counters
Move Operations
Basic CsCan Networking
Graphics editing
Removable media Functions

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15
Mar
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Horner Announces Launch of CsCape 9.50

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With Cscape 9.50, Horner includes a variety of features, enhancing the programming environment and user experience. Adding Tag Based Advanced Ladder Logic offers an alternate way to program controllers using tagged variables, such as “Pump_Operation,” rather than a fixed register in the target device.

Tag Based editing allows for clearer coding and ease of use for a variety of different levels coding experience. When using variables while programming with Tag Editing it’s more difficult to accidentally overlap registers, cutting down significant causes of programming errors,” says Eric Broyer, Global Product Manager for Horner Automation Group.

Along with adding Tag Based editing, Cscape 9.50 includes advancements in graphics control and functionality including: background and button gradations on 15-bit or higher color units, smoother gradient transitions on Horner’s powerful all-in-one controllers that support 24-bit color, and bitmap transparency functionality.

Data logging receives an upgrade as well, both visually on-screen and functionally. Now Historical data trending tracks data over time, and trending objects can be set to log-to and replay-from a removable media device.

In addition to the many new benefits, Cscape 9.50 supports PID Tuning for IEC environments. Now, the programmer has the capability to open a pop-up window tool that will tune a PID loop in IEC programs.

Download your free CsCape directly from the Horner APG Canada website today!

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Feb
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Horner APG Canada Programming Training Course

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Horner APG Canada invites you to join us for a two day programming training course. The course runs Thursday, March 13th & Friday, March 14th, 2014, from 9:00am - 4pm and includes an HE-XE102 controller with programming cable and lunch both days. This interactive course will include basic and advanced programming lessons with question and answer periods. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited so book early! The course will be held at Suite 200 - 5970 Centre Street S.E., Calgary, AB. You can email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a registration package or visit us online. If you are interested in us coming to site to do a tutorial please contact for more information on bookings.


Course Overview:
Basic Config and programming
Screen Manipulation
Timers and Counters
Move Operations
Basic CsCan Networking
Graphics editing
Removable media Functions

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17
Jan
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Horner Launches XL7 High Performance Logic Controller

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Horner Automation Group announces the launch of the XL7, its newest addition to the XL OCS series. The innovative XL7 provides original equipment manufacturers (OEMs,) integrators and automation end-users with a powerful high performance logic controller and twice the connectivity of all other products in its class.

The XL7 was designed around a high-resolution wide aspect ratio 7” WVGA color touchscreen with 1000 nits of brightness. The innovative display provides high outdoor visibility and allows the XL7 to be used in a wide variety of ambient condition applications. The backlit LED display enables a higher pixel resolution granting end-users the capability to view more in-depth information on screen.

In addition to its exceptional display performance, the XL7 contains a powerful logic engine with built-in digital and analog I/O for online programming – a valuable feature for machine commissioning. Also featured are two 500 kHz high-speed counters and dual 10/100 Ethernet ports. This adds flexibility when linking to factory networks like Modbus/TCP and Ethernet/IP, while performing standard functions such as: web serving, FTP file transfer, E-mail and protocol support.

The XL7’s dual CAN Ports put your applications into motion. One port utilizes CsCAN for Distributed Plug and Play I/O over a 500m distance. The second port provides support for CANopen and J1939 for mobile applications.

“The XL7 combines the X-Product family functionality with the speed and graphics capability of a 10” controller. Already designed to fit in any previous 6” HMI location, the added Dual Port capabilities give customers flexible networking capabilities at a considerable cost advantage,” states Eric Broyer, Global Product Manager, Horner Automation Group.

The XL7 OCS also provides customers with USB 2.0 ports for programming and flash drive support and 32GB microSD™ slot for virtually unlimited data logging.

Learn more about the XL7 or contact us for more details.

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15
Nov
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Horner Video Channel

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Horner Automation Group announces the release of the Horner Video Channel. Very similar to YouTube and works directly with the Horner YouTube Channel - now all international divisions and customers can view Horner online videos without social media regulations.

Click Here to go directly to the Horner Video Channel!

 

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15
Oct
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New Heated PLC's

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We are excited to bring this new technology to the table. Now certified for Class I Div II, heated displays for the X-Series controllers. These heaters will allow you to view your screen in up to -50 degree temperatures! This new add on is available on the XLe, XLt and our newest controller, the XL4 series. Contact us for more information!

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17
Sep
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Welcome BC Sales Rep - Mark Taverner

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Horner APG Canada would like to welcome Mark Taverner to the team. Mark just joined our quickly growing team and will be working with us out of British Columbia. Welcome Mark, and we look forward to having him be part of our team!

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15
Aug
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Horner APG Programming Training Course in September

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Horner APG Canada invites you to join us for a two day programming training course. The course runs Thursday, September 5th & Friday, September 6th, 2013, from 9:00am - 4pm and includes an XE-102 controller with programming cable and lunch both days. This interactive course will include basic and advanced programming lessons with question and answer periods. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited so book early! The course will be held at Suite 200 - 5970 Centre Street S.E., Calgary, AB. You can email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a registration package or visit us online. If you are interested in us coming to site to do a tutorial please contact for more information on bookings.


Course Overview:
Basic Config and programming
Screen Manipulation
Timers and Counters
Move Operations
Basic CsCan Networking
Graphics editing
Removable media Functions

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17
Jul
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Training Videos Now Available

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In order to better assist our customers, new and returning. Horner APG Canada now has video tutorials available for viewing on our website. We will be continually working on new videos to help meet the needs of you and your clients. If you have a video or a recurring question you think may be helpful to post, please let us know and we would be happy to review that item for our next batch! Currently our technical support team works to find solutions for every call coming in and then selects the most popular troubleshooting tips to post tutorials on. We welcome any feedback you may have so that we can continually work towards achieving the great customer satisfaction possible!

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May
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Welcome Ed Rollier

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Horner APG Canada would like to welcome Ed Rollier to the team. Ed is an automation specialist and will be working with us out of Ontario. He brings extensive knowledge in the automation field to the team, having worked on the manufacturing side, procurement and sales end. We welcome Ed and look forward to having him be part of our team!

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Apr
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Horner APG Programming Training Course in May

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Horner APG Canada invites you to join us for a two day programming training course. The course runs Thursday, May 23rd & Friday, May 24th, 2013, from 9:00am - 4pm and includes an XE-102 controller with programming cable and lunch both days. This interactive course will include basic and advanced programming lessons with question and answer periods. Confirmation for the course must be in by May 6th, 2013 and is on a first come first serve basis. Space is limited so book early! The course will be held at Suite 200 - 5970 Centre Street S.E., Calgary, AB. You can email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for a registration package or visit us online.


Course Overview:
Basic Config and programming
Screen Manipulation
Timers and Counters
Move Operations
Basic CsCan Networking
Graphics editing
Removable media Functions

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15
Mar
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Product Certification

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We have a lot of requests come in for product certification. In order to better serve our customers all product certification, whether it be the CE Marking, CSA Listing or UL Listing you require, all Certifications are available online for your ease of reference.

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15
Feb
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Road Shows / Training / Trade Shows

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In the past, Horner APG Canada has offered in house training programs for our CsCape software, which also allowed us to introduce our products to new customers as well as catch up with current customers. We are pleased to let everyone know that we are now taking the show on the road! In 2013 we will be offering monthly training programs across Canada. While still offering the in house courses we will now be offering corporate group training courses and will bring our knowledge to you. If you are interested in obtaining rates or more information regarding any of our upcoming courses please send us an email or give us call. We will be happy to provide all the information you need.

We are making it our goal to be more accessible to all of our clients across Canada. Please see below for a list of 2013 Trade Shows that we will be attending. Should you require more information on the Trade Show feel free to contact us.

March - Ontario (Mississauga Convention Centre) March 6, 2013

April - Nova Scotia (Marriott Halifax HarbourFront) April 30, 2013

May - New Brunswick (Hilton St. John Trade & Convention Ctr.) May 2, 2013

- Alberta (Peace Region Petroleum Show) May 15 & 16, 2013

- Manitoba (Delta Winnipeg) May 29, 2013

June - Saskatchewan (Saskatchewan Oil & Gas Show) June 5 & 6, 2013

- Alberta (Bonnyville & District Oil and Gas Show) June 19 & 20, 2013

September - Alberta (Grande prairie Holiday Inn & Conference Ctr.) September 10, 2013

- Alberta (Coast Edmonton East, Sherwood Park) September 12, 2013

October - Quebec (Hotel Plaza Quebec) October 8, 2013

November - Saskatchewan (Saskatoon Inn) November 5, 2013

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14
Jan
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New Product Launch for ZX Series

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Right in time for the New Year, Horner APG Canada is pleased to announce the launch of its largest, most powerful all-in-one controller ever. The ZX series contains advanced control capabilities, high-resolution graphics, and plenty of connectivity options. Both advanced ladder logic and full IEC language sets are supported. For advanced ladder, the ZX is the first OCS to feature online programming - where logic changes can be made "on-the-fly" without stopping or pausing the logic scan. The ZX is also one of the fastest controllers available on the market with 4x the logic and register memory. And the OCS has never been lacking in I/O support - with the ability to drive up over 5,000 I/O points.

Three ZX screen sizes are offered. The 22" HD (1920 x 1080) model (ZX1152) is the largest all-in-one controller ever made. The 15" (ZX752) is a more traditional XGA (1024 x 768) touch screen. And the 7" (ZX452), wide-VGA model (800 x 480) produces over 800 nits of brightness. All units are UL approved.

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14
Dec
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Horner APG Quarterly Newsletter

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Horner APG Canada now offers quarterly newsletters to help keep our customers up to date with new product launches, road shows / training shows, software updates and much more. You can sign up online or cancel at any time by just hitting unsubscribe at the bottom of the newsletter, if you no longer wish to receive them. We have had a lot of positive feedback and are always looking for new ways to help reach out to our customers.

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