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Lakeside’s 8 locations include 6 service and production facilities covering over 60,000+ square feet and includes full machining capabilities with 50+ experienced valve and instrumentation technicians to meet your automation needs. Our service area includes Ontario (excluding the Ottawa Valley), Manitoba, and the Kivalliq region of Nunavut.

All of our locations offer depot and field service repair, allowing for fast and reliable response times. We source only OEM parts and with our in-house machining capabilities, Lakeside is prepared to meet your service needs. 

As a member of the Emerson Impact Partner Network, Lakeside is a long-term channel partner with the global leader in automation technology and is the single source solution for leveraging Emerson’s integrated solutions, products, and services. Lakeside leverages the network to provide factory support, technical expertise and a combined inventory of $250 million including the shared resources and equipment of 18 Impact Partners across North America.


The National Board offers the Certificate of Authorization and VR Stamp for the repair of pressure relief valves. Lakeside's in-house testing facilities offer complete refurbishment under the National Board VR program and are certified to repair both ASME Section I & VIII relief valves, which is compliant with TSSA Regulations.
Lakeside has adjusted its processes to some of the highest safety and quality standards in the world. ASME-certified products are reliable and perform consistently, comply with government regulations in more than 100 countries, and are more easily shipped internationally.

The NBIC provides standards for the installation, inspection, and repair and/or alteration of boilers, pressure vessels, and pressure relief devices. The NBBI certification meets all of the requirements of the TSSA in Ontario.

Inspections &Technical Services Manitoba
Certified by Inspections and Technical Services Manitoba - Office of the Fire Commissioner in terms of the repair of pressure relief valves based on the requirements of the NBBI.
Approved by the NBBI (National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessels Inspectors) for the assembly of safety valves according to the ASME code (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) section VIII on air, water and steam service and section I for valves on steam. This certification meets the requirements of the TSSA in Ontario.
9001:2015 organizations need to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements, and aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system.

Depot & Field Services

We provide field and in-shop services for all types and brands of valves. We are service ready to support your control, isolation, actuation and safety relief valve needs.
Our service capabilities include:
•    Control Valve Calibration & Diagnostic Testing
•    Control Valve Troubleshooting & Overhaul
•    Seat Leakage and Shell Pressure Testing
•    Isolation Valve and Actuator Troubleshooting & Overhaul
•    On-site Safety Relief Valve Services & Recertification
•    Safety Relief Valve (PSV) Steam Testing & Certification
•    Valve Leak Detection & Spray Water Nozzle Testing
•    Custom Valve Automation Packages
•    Valve & Instrumentation Asset Management Services
•    Start-up & Commissioning Services
•    Cleaning (O2) Services
•    Valve Asset Walk-Down & Preventative Maintenance Planning

Field Services

Our Mechanical Service Team is dedicated to delivering reliable, quality, and timely support for your Process Automation Assets. You can trust us to support your needs throughout your assets’ operating life from installation, commissioning, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and the repair of damaged or deteriorating equipment. 

Our factory trained service team performs actuator rebuilds in our facility or in the field, bringing units back to ‘like new’ condition. We offer upgrades and conversions, as well as a 12-month warranty on upgrades and Class A repairs. Lakeside offers on-site control valve, isolation valve, and safety relief valve services, including on-site steam testing and certifications using our AVK (Lift Assist Device), and Asset Management Services.

Lakeside provides quality and consistency with repairs and preventative maintenance (health checks) of manual, pnuematic, electric and electro hydraulic actuators. Recommended spares, drawings and wiring diagrams are available. Start-up and calibration services are also offered.

Depot Services

Our factory and distribution facilities offer valve automation and testing services including custom fabrication for retrofits to existing valves, dampers, or other devices that require automation.

In-shop services include:
  • Pressure & Seat Leak Testing
  • Valve & Actuator Repairs
  • Custom Mounting Configurations
  • Cleaning (O2 )

Lakeside offers high bay service facilities with a lift capacity of 5 tons, allowing for efficient and safe repair of your assets. With decades of combined experience, our technicians are ready to meet your valve and automation service needs.

Lakeside's in-house testing facilities offer complete refurbishment under the National Board VR program, which is compliant with TSSA Regulations. With sourcing of only OEM parts and in-house machining capabilities, Lakeside is prepared to meet your service needs.

Capabilities Include:
  • Repairs & Certifications of all Manufacturer’s Relief Valves (Sizes ½” through 8”)
  • Set Pressures up to 3000 psi
  • Air, Gas, Steam & Liquid Services

We hold thousands of repair records on relief valves purchased and/or serviced by our experts.

This information can be accessed by customer tag numbers to provide assistance in maintenance planning and emergency repairs. Lakeside's team maintains historical data for your needs.

Asset Management Tools

  • Track and maintain your assets with our Service Portal. All of your asset information available in one location
  • Avoid the hassle of lost paperwork, obsolescence issues, undocumented field changes, unidentifiable parts, and misplaced assets
  • Capture every detail and maintain a complete and historically accurate record of each asset
  • Features include but not limited to Asset Testing, Report Printing, Creating Tags and Scanning Documents
RFID Tagging & Tracking

RFID Tagging & Tracking

  • Intrinsically safe device that use radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • Ability to communicate from distance up to 20 feet
  • Allows Digital Identification and Tracking of Equipment

Diagnostic & Preventive Maintenance

Access to valves and other asset data is integral to an operating facility.

Access to valves and other asset data is integral to an operating facility.

Our expert personnel can provide valve asset audits to generate, maintain and utilize data for use in your facility's maintenance planning activities. Lakeside has the tools and technology to provide accurate valve health analysis through non-intrusive data collection allowing our technicians to troubleshoot and predict valve failures before they happen.

Our service capabilities include:
  • Comprehensive valve asset walkdown
  • Maintenance planning activities
  • Valve diagnostic report generation
  • Accurate and accessible documentation trails
Remote Assistance Program

Remote Assistance Program

  • Provided through a third-party augmented reality (AR) industrial, secure (ISO27001), and robust platform
  • Allows you access to real-time troubleshooting support from subject matter experts
  • Remote assistance helps increase asset uptime and reduce travel costs through instant audio and video conference calls
  • Increase field worker productivity, situational awareness, and safety with augmented reality technology
    • Collaborate with Lakeside/Emerson experts
  • Visualize asset health and process data for efficient troubleshooting
  • Retain knowledge and accelerate workforce training

Connected Services

  • Online diagnostic services focus on providing predictive analysis of valves with the intent of identifying potential failures. With early identification of potential issues, our customers are able to act or plan for action before a failure occurs and avoid costly, unplanned downtime
  • Uncover changes in valve performance over time through the use of Time-series analysis
  • Drive critical maintenance decisions and schedule maintenance efforts ahead of any unforeseen failures take place

Control Valve Services

Lakeside provides customers with the expertise, technology and processes that can help you operate safely, improve asset reliability, and optimize process capabilities.


  • Local Certified Service Network
  • Parts and Spares Availability
  • Instant Repair and Replacement
  • Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
  • Calibration, Repair and Overhaul
  • Maintenance Planning


  • Start-Up and Commissioning
  • Equipment Lifecycle Strategy
  • Shutdown, Turnaround & Outage Management
  • Preventive Diagnostics
  • Technology Upgrades & Retrofits
  • Educational Services


  • Asset Management Strategy
  • Asset Performance Engineers
  • Condition Based Monitoring
  • Predictive Diagnostics
  • Control Performance Audits
  • Performance Consulting

Actuator Services

Gas Hydraulic Actuator Services include:
  • Field & In-house Services
  • Commissioning Services
  • Startup & Turnarounds
  • Aftermarket Repair
  • Inventory Management
  • Obsolescence Planning
  • Mechanical Integrity Troubleshooting
  • Schematic Analysis & Modifications
  • Factory Trained Expertise
MOV (Motor-Operated Valve) Service Capabilities include:

  • Disassembled, cleaned, and blasted down to bare metal
  • Carefully inspected by a factory-trained evaluator using Emerson procedures
  • Measured to ensure that material conditions and thicknesses are compliant with the original design
  • Refurbished with genuine OEM parts; every Encore valve receives brand new elastomer components, with other elements replaced if they do not pass OEM inspection criteria
  • Reserialized as an Encore valve, with records maintained in the OEM database
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DCMlink software for deep insight into asset status and performance.
DCMlink software for deep insight into asset status and performance.


Valve & Actuator In-House Service Locations
  • Hamilton
  • Sudbury
  • Sarnia
  • Thunder Bay
  • Mississauga
  • Winnipeg
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