James Dickie

James Dickie

In his 18 years with Edmonton Valve & Fitting, James Dickie has advanced through several roles. In his current role as Manager of Training & Services, he has trained hundreds of plant operators, maintenance technicians, engineers, buyers, and other professionals on Swagelok product installation and safety procedures. He has also led industrial vending solutions for years. Before that, he traveled throughout North America training Swagelok trainers. For five years he managed customer relationships and provided technical support to customers in and around Edmonton, Drayton Valley, and Fort McMurray, Alberta. He has also served as Safety Manager at Edmonton Valve, and as a conference director at the International Society of Automation (ISA). He majored in Economics at Nova Scotia Agricultural College, where he holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree.

Posts by James Dickie

Top Tube Bending Experts in Edmonton Rely on Leading-edge Tools

Leading-edge tube bending tools play a vital role in industrial facility maintenance.

Properly implemented tubing plays a vital role in industrial plants and facilities. Tube configuration influences the flow and pressure of gasses and liquids being moved through the tubing. Tubing als …

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Tube Bending 101: Distance Between Bends Matters

An operator using a Swagelok hand tube bender to create proper distance between bends

Tube bending is an essential day-to-day operation in all kinds of industrial facilities. Despite its importance, tubing systems are often constructed by trial and error with little or no planning, whi …

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Why Tube Bending and Fabrication Should Be Left to the Experts

Get help with tube bending and fabrication from Edmonton Valve and Fitting

Keeping industrial facilities running efficiently requires continuous maintenance and repairs on advanced machinery, diagnostic analysis of production efficiency, and implementing measures to reduce w …

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NEW: Monthly Swagelok Training You Can Join from Your Computer

We recently kicked off our series of virtual training classes. Grab one of the six seats available per session (or use the private option described below).*

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