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MEDIA

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What is industrial automation? At Opto 22 we make automation simple! As this short animation illustrates, industrial automation is a way to add intelligence to a process. Whether it’s a process for manufacturing solar panels,...
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RESOURCES

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  • ACM Facility Safety Announces Summer Process Safety Courses

    Training courses and workshops teach control systems designers, engineers and operators various aspects of process safety and how to meet worldwide...

  • ISA and MAVERICK Present Control System Migration Webinar

    On May 29, 2014, experts will discuss the challenges, problems and common mistakes involved in a process control system migration, and show how...

  • Mettler Toledo publishes Hazardous Area Catalog  
    Mettler Toledo publishes Hazardous Area Catalog

    Catalog covers weighing solutions for the chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries with hazardous environments.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • How Vision Systems play an increasingly important role in food safety, traceability and record keeping requirements 
    How Vision Systems play an increasingly important role in food safety, traceability and record...

    By Laura Studwell, Omron
    Companies are increasingly using vision systems as a critical component of their traceability and recordkeeping...

  • Integrating Multigenerational Automation Systems 
    Integrating Multigenerational Automation Systems

    By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
    Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...

  • Maintaining heat transfer fluid in the food and beverage industry 
    Maintaining heat transfer fluid in the food and beverage industry

    By Clive Jones, et al, Global Heat Transfer
    A properly maintained heat transfer system employing food-grade heat transfer fluids will contribute...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Patti Engineering controls Hill Country Bakery 
    Patti Engineering controls Hill Country Bakery

    Patti provided engineering, design and implementation of an automated temperature monitoring system.

  • Drive systems show their sweet side 
    Drive systems show their sweet side

    Process & Control Engineering
    Zotter Schokoladen’s chocolate factory in Austria uses geared motors from Nord Drivesystems for conveying, mixing...

  • PLC adds value to modernised rice filling machine 
    PLC adds value to modernised rice filling machine

    Control Engineering Europe
    When it needed to modernise an outdated rice-filling machine, Impasa Automation chose the Samba SM35-J-T20, from...

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    EVENTS

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    October 12, 2015 - October 16, 2015
    Denver , CO, USA


    The Emerson Global Users Exchange is more than an industry-leading technical conference…it is a community of manufacturing leaders committed to extracting the most from their automation investment…and sharing their learning with each other.

    February 8, 2016 - February 11, 2016
    Orlando , FL, USA


    Join us at the 20th annual ARC Industry Forum to learn more about how this industrial transformation will unfold. Discover what other companies are doing today to prepare for the new age of industrial innovation and how they expect to improve their business performance by doing so.

    April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016
    Hannover , Germany


    With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.

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    TRAINING

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    August 3, 2015 - August 6, 2015
    Mobile , AL, USA


    This introductory course will by provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous pressure, temperature and calibration technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment, as well as the skills needed to set up and maintain such equipment. Introductions and lectures on the technologies will be followed...

    August 4, 2015 - August 5, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, USA


    This hands-on introductory course to instrumentation will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of wiring, signals, instrumentation technologies, applications and installations. Fundamental operation of the common instruments found in today's process industries will be examined from a view applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment....

    August 6, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, USA


    This Time of Flight (ToF) course for level will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous ToF technologies. This basic portion will focus on concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on ToF technologies that include a variety of radar types as well as...