FEATURED ARTICLESin Chemical
Collaborative Robots Transform Industry
By Bill Lydon, Editor
I am convinced that collaborative robots are the highest impact automation development to improve manufacturing since the...
Robot use increases more than 27% in 2014
By Bill Lydon, Editor
According to IFR, more than 220,000 robots were sold globally in 2014. The automotive industry is still the strongest,...
Head Off Hassles During Startup
By Amin Almasi
Commissioning and startup involve very special types of work that require very specific skills. This expertise...
Improve Your Plant’s Safety
By Luis Duran, ABB
We must understand the risk of an operation and openly discuss how to reduce it to an acceptable level....
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PRODUCT NEWSin Chemical
Clark Solutions introduces 700 Series Rotary Gear Pumps
700 Series Rotary Gear Pumps provide quiet and efficient service at pressures to 2000 PSI and flow rates to 5.0 GPM.
Endress+Hauser Introduces Liquid Level Switches
Liquiphant FTL31 and FTL33 liquid level switches are based on tuning fork technologies to handle difficult process conditions that defeat other...
Schneider Electric updates Wonderware Recipe Manager Software
Enhancements speed up and optimize how new recipes and recipe variations are adopted.
Literature covers automation system options on injection molding, blow molding, and die casting machines.
Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide...
On May 29, 2014, experts will discuss the challenges, problems and common mistakes involved in a process control system migration, and show how...
WHITE PAPERSin Chemical
By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...
By Guillermo Pacanins, ACM Facility Safety
Safety monitoring software and smart field devices can improve safety system performance and operation....
By Opto 22
Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...
CASE STUDIESin Chemical
Clariant was experiencing issues with its previous DC motor and drive system on an important extrusion machine at its Izmit facility
The plant has 1400 piping lines, 1700 manual valves, 300 motors and 1350 field instruments.
By Cyrus Fisher, Eli Lilly and Company
At Eli Lilly, combustible dust became “hidden” within a dust collection...
The agenda for this event is largely developed by customers, for customers with opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking. Join us as we discuss trends and new technologies impacting the automation industry.
The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation--from process and discrete to motion control and drives.
Bringing together industry leading chemical manufacturers across US to deliver exclusive case studies specifically focused on maximizing productivity, safety, security & cost-efficiency. From DMC modeling & SISs to DCS selection & cyber security, to identifying which automation strategies have been proven to increase the efficiency & reduce costs of production for chemical manufacturing plants.
The Endress+Hauser introductory course to instrumentation will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of wiring, signals, instrumentation technologies, applications and installations.
The Endress+Hauser extended course in process instrumentation will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a deeper understanding of the principles explored in our Basic Instrumentation School.
The Endress+Hauser time-of-flight course for level provides maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous ToF technologies, including radar and ultrasonic level transmitters.