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OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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New Belgium Brewing Green Automation
Igor Valuyev makes creative use of Opto 22 automation systems, which handle all of the facility's brewing processes, as well as the water process systems and virtually all other building management...
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RESOURCES

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  • Mouser offers free MultiSIM BLUE CAD software 
    Mouser offers free MultiSIM BLUE CAD software

    The all-in-one circuit simulation tool, complete with integrated PCB layout and Bill of Materials (BOM) allows a user to scheme, simulate, PCB... MORE

  • Gilman Precision offers Spindle Tips 
    Gilman Precision offers Spindle Tips

    While daily use of any spindle will be hard on the component, there are some basic practices to consider while using the machine to help with... MORE

  • Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security 
    Book Shows How To Combat Threats To Energy Security

    Written by Dr Steven Fawkes, ‘Energy Efficiency: The Definitive Guide to the Cheapest, Cleanest, Fastest Source of Energy’ provides managers,... MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment 
    Reducing Ownership Costs for Material Handling Equipment

    By Jeffrey Cohen
    Although the price to acquire equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the... MORE

  • Using smart field devices to improve safety system performance 
    Using smart field devices to improve safety system...

    By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
    Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation.... MORE

  • Processor Power and Energy Efficiency 
    Processor Power and Energy Efficiency

    By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
    More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Managed SCADA System Advances Water Controls at Steel Mill 
    Managed SCADA System Advances Water Controls at Steel Mill

    Pumps & Systems
    Nucor’s SCADA system maintains the amount of steel-processing water in the Crawfordsville lagoon. The analog reading at the... MORE

  • Advanticsys monitors wind and solar in Spain 
    Advanticsys monitors wind and solar in Spain

    Kliux Energies in Spain selected Advanticsys’ remote monitoring technology to manage their renewable-energy generation facilities. MORE

  • BMW implements automatic crack detection for pressed parts 
    BMW implements automatic crack detection for pressed parts

    What’s New in Process Technology
    At BMW in Munich, defective wheel housings were previously only recognised at the out feed of the press line.... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    October 28, 2014 - October 30, 2014
    London , United Kingdom


    The European Autumn Gas Conference will attract business leaders operating within Europe’s gas marketplace, who are looking to adapt and overcome the commercial, geopolitical and macro-environmental challenges of working in the region. These include government officials, regulators, upstream and midstream companies, utilities, traders and originators, investors and large industrial energy users.

    November 2, 2014 - November 5, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Only PACK EXPO focuses on processing and packaging solutions while at the same time introducing you to technologies and ideas from all different industries. It’s the one place you can discover innovations you didn’t know existed and truly see what is possible.

    November 4, 2014 - November 6, 2014
    Seattle , WA, United States


    The marcus evans 4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability conference will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for hydro plant maintenance and reliability.

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    TRAINING

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    August 7, 2014 - February 25, 2015
    Lawrence , KS, USA


    This course will equip you with the knowledge needed for optimizing the performance of your plant's controls. You will learn the essentials of process dynamics, PID controllers, and tuning. You will also learn to identify poor control, fix the problems and optimize your control loops.

    October 27, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    The TÜV Rheinland Functional Safety Engineering Certification Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a TÜV Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the five-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $4,300 CDN.

    October 28, 2014 - October 31, 2014
    Greenwood , IN


    The Endress+Hauser Certified PROFIBUS PA Engineer Training is a worldwide recognized training program. It is standardized by PROFIBUS International to create a quality platform for PROFIBUS qualified persons who are acknowledged by an official exam.