FEATURED ARTICLESin Pharmaceutical
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,...
Pharmaceuticals Turn to Machine Vision to Combat Counterfeit Drugs
Machine Vision On Line
By Winn Hardin
1D barcodes and 2D data matrix codes, along with optical character verification (OCV), are the standard...
Advanced Analytics Improve Biopharma Operations
By Eric Auschitzky, et al, Mckinsey
To achieve operational excellence, biopharma manufacturers must develop...
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PRODUCT NEWSin Pharmaceutical
B&R adds hygienic connections to its motors
The hygienic connectors have an IP69K rating and meet EHEDG, 3A and FDA hygiene standards.
AUMA adds FQM fail safe valve actuator
Actuators with FQM fail safe unit open and close a valve in the event of emergencies without power supply.
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...
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 Pharmaceutical
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 Pharmaceutical
By Rebecca Dettloff, SensoTech, and Holger Müller, SchuF Chemieventile Vertrieb
When an unnamed pharmaceutical manufacturer...
Cytonome produces cell purification systems and needed to achieve bi-directional seamless communications among engineering, manufacturing and...
By: Julio Delgado, Stock America
HMI software from InduSoft provides eSignatures, database connectivity and other features vital to proper process...
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.
Europe's leading networking event on maintenance & equipment reliability is back for the 4th consecutive year (21.–22.09.2015) in Berlin. Meet 80+ peers from Pharma, Biotech, Life Science and other GmP-related industries to discuss challenges & solutions of cutting edge maintenance related technologies, processes and innovation.
This introductory level course will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous level 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 Time of Flight (ToF) technologies that include a variety of radar types as...
This extended course in process instrumentation will provide maintenance and engineering personnel with a deeper understanding of the principles explored in our Basic Instrumentation School (I101). Fundamental and detailed operation of the common instruments and applications found in today's process industries will be examined from a view applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment....
This introductory course to flow will start by providing maintenance and engineering personnel with a basic understanding of numerous flow technologies. The basic portion will focus on the physics of flow and concepts applicable to virtually any manufacturer's equipment. Following this introduction, we will proceed with in-depth training on magnetic and Coriolis flow meters. The class will be a...