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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,...
Drives 101: Basic features of AC Drives

In this Automation.com interview with drives industry expert Rick Kirkpatrick, you'll learn about the production and business advantages of using AC drives to control motor speeds. To...

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  • Helukabel publishes aluminum cable catalog 
    Helukabel publishes aluminum cable catalog

    The catalog discusses the advantages and special characteristics related to the use of aluminum cables, and provides important facts that might...

  • NEMA Publishes Standard For Utility Industry End Device Data Tables

    ANSI C12.19-2012 defines a table structure for utility application data to be passed between an end device and any other device.

  • AEP Ohio Offers Motor Rewinds

    Emotor Rewind Pilot Program promotes energy efficient rewinds for small to large companies in the industrial/manufacturing sector.

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  • Gain Total Measurement Confidence with Smart Meter Verification 
    Gain Total Measurement Confidence with Smart Meter Verification

    By MicroMotion
    Inaccurate measurements and process oversights can result in imperfect product, decreased output, non-compliance with industry...

  • Cyber Security Design Methodology for Nuclear Power Control & Protection Systems 
    Cyber Security Design Methodology for Nuclear Power Control & Protection Systems

    By Al Braik, Emirates Nuclear Energy Cooperation
    Cyber Security design process and its implementation in the Nuclear Power ICS Architecture are...

  • 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...

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  • Schneider Electric provides Asset Monitoring Software to Brazil Power Plant 
    Schneider Electric provides Asset Monitoring Software to Brazil Power Plant

    Schneider Electric Software installed Avantis PRiSM predictive asset analytics software at EDF Group’s Norte Fluminense power generation plant.

  • Rotork valve actuators control coal mine degassing 
    Rotork valve actuators control coal mine degassing

    Salcan Process Technology uses the Rotork actuated control valve to control the flow of gas while maintaining back pressure in the coal seam.

  • Moxa networks Bonfiglioli solar systems 
    Moxa networks Bonfiglioli solar systems

    Bonfiglioli is deploying Moxa Modbus gateways, network switches, Ethernet I/O, and serial-to-Ethernet controllers in its turnkey solar solutions.

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    October 5, 2015 - October 7, 2015
    Montevideo , Uruguay

    The IEEE PES Conference on Innovative SMART GRID Technologies (ISGT-LA 2015) Latin American, sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and hosted by IEEE URUGUAY SECTION and PES local CHAPTER, will be held on OCT 5, 6 and 7th, 2015.

    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.

    October 27, 2015 - October 30, 2015
    Singapore , SK, Singapore

    The Gastech Conference & Exhibition is the world’s largest and most important Natural Gas and LNG Conference and Exhibition focusing on the commercial and technical aspects of the industry. Every major international oil and gas company is present, plus national oil companies, global utility companies, engineering contractors, ship builders, manufacturers, distributors and service providers..

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    January 5, 2015 - December 31, 2015
    Mississauga , ON, Canada

    Global Training Solutions Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada is now offering the North American Power Industry, fully interactive, role-based NERC CIP V5 Online Training Courses. CIP V5 Courses Include: Base Training – Cyber Security; Information Handling; Electronic Access Controls; Physical Access Controls (Includes Visitor Management); Cyber Security Incidents, Response and Recovery. ...

    September 29, 2015 - October 2, 2015
    Greenwood , IN, USA

    This course focuses on the engineering requirements for the specification, design, analysis, and justification of safety instrumented systems for the process industries. Students will learn how to determine safety integrity levels and evaluate whether proposed or existing systems meet the performance and documentation requirements defined in the ISA 84 (IEC61511) standard.

    November 2, 2015 - November 3, 2015
    Houston , TX, United States

    Substation and power engineers can learn about national and international trends in electric power generation at the upcoming “Energizing solutions: A forum for utilities,” Nov. 2-3 in Houston. The free conference will be held at Phoenix Contact’s newly renovated Customer Technology Center, 3993 W. Sam Houston Parkway North, Suite 500, Houston, TX 77043.