Automa Smart Grid Days (SGD) – September 2021

Each year Automa s.r.l, a partner company of CPCL in Italy, hosts a user meeting highlighting some of advances made in the corrosion monitoring and analysis.

This year CPCL’s Stuart Martin, Ed Sparks and James Brownlow, attended the event from 15-17 September held at the Hotel Monteconero located in Ancona.

The first day of the event focused on pressure monitoring solutions and our Sales Manager, Stuart Martin represented CPCL giving a presentation on Odorant and benzene in the gas network. In the afternoon, the attendees visited Automa’s offices for a workshop on the recently installed cathodic protection test field. The test field demonstrates various remote monitoring installations and functionality for different Cathodic Protection application. The visit to Automa HQ was concluded with a tour around the newly built smart Factory and an evening meal.

The second day focused the monitoring and remote control of cathodic protection with informative presentations from customers around the world as well as updates from APCE, on the national regulatory landscape. Whilst the final day was the NACE study day on the Effects of different coatings for underground pipes on Cathodic Protection and Electromagnetic Interference Mitigation systems.

After an action packed three days, we would like to thank Automa and all our customers who attended the event.