FEATURED ARTICLESin Food & Beverage
Optimising clean-in-place processes in food and beverage operations: Part 1
What’s New in Process Technology
By Benjamin Jude and Eric Lemaire
Clean-in-place (CIP) processes are often intensive and waste large amounts...
Addressing FDA CFR Regulation Compliance with Cloud based ERP Software
By Bill Nolan, Rootstock Software
Many regulated manufacturers use paper-or Excel-based processes to address compliance. For discrete...
Centralized or Decentralized?
By Dr. Arne Linder, Kollmorgen
Decentralizing servo technology can bring machine and plant construction savings during installation. Two...
Waste not, want not
Imaging and Machine Vision
By Greg Blackman
Inline inspection solutions employed on packaging lines are helping reduce food waste.
NEWSin Food & Beverage
- Savigent to supply MOMS Software to Cargill
- Patti Engineering supports Real Ale Brewing upgrade
- Westfalia Technologies to Install AS/RS at Sazerac
- Inspire 2014 Conference Covers Process Safety
- TÜV Rheinland Offers REACH Registration Services in U.S.
- ISA Food and Pharmaceuticals Industries Symposium held
- ACM Facility Safety Announces Spring Process Safety Courses
- German cow flatulence causes cowshed explosion
- ACM Facility Safety Offers Free Process Safety Workshop
- Tolomatic ERD Electric Cylinder Receives USDA Approval
- ISA Food and Pharmaceuticals Symposium March 5-6
- Endress+Hauser sales reach $2.43 billion
PRODUCT NEWSin Food & Beverage
Neugart releases HLAE Hygienic Gearbox
HLAE hygienic gearbox features electro-polished 316L stainless steel surfaces and IP69K washdown performance.
Onset Announces HOBO MX1101 Temperature/Humidity Data Logger
HOBO MX1101 data logger measures and transmits temperature and humidity data wirelessly to mobile devices via Bluetooth Smart technology. Price:...
Baumer releases CombiLyz conductivity sensor
CombiLyz provides precise analysis and differentiation of media in the food and pharmaceutical industries and in water treatment technology.
MEDIAin Food & Beverage
RESOURCESin Food & Beverage
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...
Catalog covers weighing solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries with hazardous environments.
WHITE PAPERSin Food & Beverage
By Clive Jones, et al, Global Heat Transfer
A properly maintained heat transfer system employing food-grade heat transfer fluids will contribute...
By Opto 22
Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely...
By Bill Sholette and Ricardo Chavez, Endress+Hauser
Leaking or overfilled tanks can cause environmental problems, contaminate drinking water and...
CASE STUDIESin Food & Beverage
WH Group, China’s market leader for meat and pork products, invested in hygienically designed bench scales to stay ahead of competition and to...
Vision Systems Design
To correctly place packages of cereal in buckets prior to packaging, AFA Systems installed a vision-based system at an...
Vision Systems Design
A Datalogic M150 color camera fitted with a 28mm lens captures images of cartons of eggs packed into boxes as they move...
EVENTSin Food & Beverage
What strategies can industrial enterprises adopt to help position them to take advantage of the latest round of technology changes while prioritizing their investments wisely? Join us at the Nineteenth Annual ARC Industry Forum to learn from your peers how an information-driven strategy can better position you to succeed and determine how you can best approach critical technology decisions.
The 2nd edition of India Automation Technology Fair (IATF) Co Organized by AIA(Automation Industry Association) and MMI India (Messe München International India Pvt Ltd will be held between 26-28 February 2015 at Mumbai. in parallel with “Technical Workshops and Innovation Exchange”
TRAININGin Food & Beverage
The TÜV Rheinland Process Hazards & Risk Analysis Workshop trains experienced safety engineers who wish to obtain a Functional Safety PH&RA (TÜV Rheinland) certificate verifying their expertise. The workshop has been reviewed and accepted by TÜV Rheinland, and passing a final exam at the end of the four-day course will earn the certificate. Price: $3,100 CDN
The P&ID Engineering Drawing Interpretation Workshop provides a combination of classroom instruction and workshop exercises focused on critical documentation essential to the safe day-to-day operation of facilities (e.g., P&ID, PFD, Plot Plan, Electrical Area Classification, Piping Drawing, Isometric Drawing, Line List, Tie-In List and Shutdown Keys). Price: $1,495 CDN
Dates TBD. This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).