Food & Beverage 

OCTOBER FEATURED PRODUCTS

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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... MORE

  • 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... MORE

  • 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. MORE

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Mobile Devices White Paper 
    Mobile Devices White Paper

    By Opto 22
    Can off-the-shelf mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets be safely used in industrial automation applications? This timely... MORE

  • Protecting our Water – Keep Chemicals in the Tank 
    Protecting our Water – Keep Chemicals in the Tank

    By Bill Sholette and Ricardo Chavez, Endress+Hauser
    Leaking or overfilled tanks can cause environmental problems, contaminate drinking water and... MORE

  • Transforming the Light Curtain 
    Transforming the Light Curtain

    By Tyler Glieden, SICK
    By reducing the need for physical guards and barriers, light curtains can increase the maintainability of the equipment... MORE

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    CASE STUDIES

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  •  Wonderware MES Software improves operations at Belgium Brewing 
    Wonderware MES Software improves operations at Belgium...

    Wonderware MES Performance software cut downtime by 50% and saves $400,000 annually at New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, Co. MORE

  • Wiley provides food for thought with innovation success 
    Wiley provides food for thought with innovation success

    What’s New in Process Technology
    JBS Australia built a biogas and water treatment plant that led to not only an improved waste management... MORE

  • U.S., China Say Nuts to Agricultural Machine Vision 
    U.S., China Say Nuts to Agricultural Machine Vision

    Machine Vision On Line
    Inspection Masters uses “dual wavelength” area array cameras from JAI that can acquire both color and grayscale... MORE

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    EVENTS

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    November 17, 2014 - November 18, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    The annual Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) meeting, hosted by Rockwell Automation just prior to the Automation Fair event, is an opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas with peers, learn best practices and discover solutions to improve their processes and create new revenue.

    November 19, 2014 - November 20, 2014
    Anaheim , CA, United States of America


    Rockwell Automation welcomes industrial professionals, media, analysts, and technology and service providers to its Automation Fair® event. Through exhibits, labs, technical sessions and forums, attendees will learn how to leverage the connected enterprise to optimize production, improve machine performance, and manufacture products in a safer, more sustainable manner.

    February 9, 2015 - February 12, 2015
    Orlando , FL, USA


    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.

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    TRAINING

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    October 22, 2014
    Troy , MI


    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).

    October 22, 2014 - October 23, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    This 2-day course is designed to provide students with the tools necessary to perform SIL Validation studies compliant with the IEC 61511 standard. The practical course uses real life examples to demonstrate to students how to conceptually design multiple Safety Instrumented Functions (SIFs) to meet the specified safety integrity levels. Price: $1,850 CDN

    October 23, 2014


    Continued consolidation of the food supply base will lead to more powerful and assertive customers in some markets. These customers are placing increasing demand on the entire supply chain for reduced cost and higher levels of value delivery. While many companies focus on price reduction as a solution they soon realize that there is only so much supplier margin and they soon become in effective...