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AUGUST 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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  • Robotic solution increases cheese packing productivity 
    Robotic solution increases cheese packing productivity

    Control Engineering Europe
    AJ and RG Barber, a farmhouse cheese producer in the UK, has two KUKA KR100-2 PA robots for packaging. The installation... MORE

  • Better Data Analysis Increases Efficiency at Coffee Plant 
    Better Data Analysis Increases Efficiency at Coffee Plant

    An HMI from InduSoft improves productivity through automated monitoring and tracking of operations at Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee in Fort Worth,... MORE

  • Unitronics PLC controls Brewery in New Hampshire 
    Unitronics PLC controls Brewery in New Hampshire

    The PLC supports temperature measurement in three, 800 gallon fermenters, records batch data, and automates the circulation pump, transfer pump and... MORE

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    EVENTS

    in Food & Beverage
    September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    From chain and belt transmissions, to sealants and air compressor technology, Motion, Drive & Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is positioned to become the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial processes.

    September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    From robotics and automation services, to micro sensors and nanotechnology, Industrial Automation North America showcases the most important products in the industry and is the North American hub for innovation and networking in industrial automation.

    September 8, 2014 - September 13, 2014
    Chicago , IL, USA


    IMTS will host more than 100,000 manufacturing industry professionals from more than 119 countries. IMTS visitors see more than 15,000 new machine tools, controls, computers, software, components, systems and processes that can improve their efficiency. They also come together to gain valuable ideas and insights from the world’s leading equipment producers.

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    TRAINING

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    August 25, 2014 - August 29, 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.

    September 9, 2014
    Franklin , TN


    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).

    September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014
    Calgary , AB, Canada


    This 3-day PHA / HAZOP course is designed to deliver expert instruction on how to successfully plan and execute Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) studies efficiently and effectively. This includes understanding the principles behind each of the major PHA methods (HAZOP, What-if?, Checklist, FMEA), learning how to deal with challenging personalities within the PHA team, and how to avoid common...