Systems integrator Hint and Nord Stream built gas analyzers that can determine, on the basis of the samples, the blend’s composition. This helped Nord Stream gain approval for the pipeline.
OLDI Special Applications Module extends reach of Allen-Bradley ControlLogix controllers in subsea oil drilling by providing higher data volumes and faster data exchange rates.
Industrial Automation Asia
Betacom Limited designs, manufactures and assembles a range of lighting products which are sold throughout New Zealand and Australia. It uses a UR10 robot to pick up and assemble circuit boards.
Multiple vision sensors and a high-speed robot provide robust and easily configurable part handling on packaging system at Global Controls in Saint Charles, Illinois.
Pumps & Systems
The Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (AWTP) in Washington D.C. built an Enhanced Nitrogen Removal Facility (ENRF) that uses submersible wastewater pumps. Optimization of the selected submersible propeller pumps saved the facility up to $200,000 per year.
FRIMO has integrated 80 remote service connectivity solutions. Using VNC (virtual network computing) software, the entire screen content of the remote computer is transmitted and can be used by the service technician like a local PC.
By introducing change management and version control software from for all its PLCs in five production plants, heat exchanger manufacturer SWEP has minimized the risk of machine downtime.
Emerson provided automation and engineering services for a Qatargas project that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1.6 million tonnes annually.
The project called for between 1,000 and 1,500 well sites to come online in 2014, and beyond 6,000 by 2030, over an area of more than 4,500 km2.
The City of Enid, Oklahoma, uses Iconics software and OPC to manage its water production, distribution and reclamation system.
An unnamed manufacturer needed to gather comprehensive temperature and humidity data across facilities where vacuum furnaces operate to harden materials. An OPC server connected 10 sensors to the control system.
Elipse Software controls cooling and power distribution systems at Petrobras’s Cenpes, one of the largest oil research centers in the world.
NTK is installing a control system based on safety PLCs from ABB that continuously monitors load torque as well as working and collision areas in real time.
TM-3000 optical micrometer from Keyence conducts detailed inspections of every single part Possehl France produces with a tolerance of ± 0.005 mm.
Toshin Kogyo uses Mettler Toledo scales to measure silk-screening ink cartridges.
Our client chose the "Prudent Engineering Method" instead of the "Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water Method". Read how they reclaimed their process and control system after Superstorm Sandy.
A food and beverage client turned their CIP (Clean in Place) system upgrade into a sales opportunity. Read how our client reached an expanded FDA-sensitive customer base.
Twelve Barco F12 WUXGA projectors provide operators with a lifelike, high-resolution environment in which to practice intricate drilling set-ups.
KUKA provided Gulfstream Aerospace with assembly fixtures – wing boxes and other tooling – as well as mobile robot platforms to help assemble wings and other parts.
By Jim Reichert, Vice President of Sales at Rittal Corporation
Building the largest fully automated parking garage in California would seem quite an accomplishment for any developer, but AutoParkit wanted its contribution to easing parking congestion to last longer than the headlines about its “adaptive reuse” technology.