FEATURED ARTICLESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Building Safety into Metal Forming Machines
By Steve Aamodt, SICK
To help prevent injuries and increase productivity for end users, machine builders are incorporating safety into the design...
How to Predict Contained Dust Collection System Performance
By David Steil, Camfil Air Pollution Control
Surrogate testing offers a way to provide meaningful performance...
Learn from the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion
By Peter Wilmarth, SSOE Group
The chemical industry has many reasons for concern about its blemished safety record. The...
Pumps: Keep Out of Hot Water
By Amin Almasi
The boiler feedwater (BFW) pumping system is a vital part of steam generation units that play an essential...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
- WIN-911 Opens Office in Grenoble, France
- Emerging nations not buying machinery
- GE adds Webalo Pro Appliance to Proficy
- Honeywell opens Customer Experience Center in Houston
- Cincinnati appoints Carey Chen President and CEO
- InfinityQS opens office in Europe
- North American Robotics Market Sets New Record
- Put the Internet of Things into Perspective
- ISA and Beamex to co-host calibration webinar
- ABB Q3 results
- Technology advances require upgrades in Test Instrumentation Software
- Clearfield appoints Jim Henschel director of global manufacturing
NOVEMBER FEATURED PRODUCTS
PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Saelig Introduces TNP6Gx Near-Field EMC Probe Set
TNP6Gx is suitable for investigating interference sources, estimating interference field strengths, verifying shielding and filtering designs,...
ECD releases FC80 Panel Mount Free Chlorine Analyzer
FC80 Analyzer monitors free chlorine in drinking water, rinse water, cooling water or other fresh water samples from 0.05 – 20 ppm chlorine as...
Keithley introduces Model 2231A-30-3 195W Power Supply
Each output channel is completely isolated, so the Model 2231A-30-3 can power three isolated circuits with different reference points, eliminating...
MEDIAin Manufacturing Operations Management
RESOURCESin Manufacturing Operations Management
Rapid Service Unit can turn certain orders for critical fittings, hose-tube combinations and other custom pieces in the same day they are received.
Security Application Site simplifies security design by providing access to the latest security resources all in one place.
The release significantly broadens automation and control professionals’ access to a diverse range of technical and educational content and...
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
By Jeffrey Cohen
Although the price to acquire equipment is important for buyers to consider, there are other long-term costs outside of the...
By Salvatore Castro, SAP
The common view of OEE is the localized one of an operator trying to control the machine better during the shift. The...
By Wil Chin, United Electric Controls
After years of delays the API 682 4th edition was finally released this past May, signifying a change to...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
The Metropolitan Copenhagen Heating Transmission Company (CTR) installed Rotork IQ3 valve actuators to replace actuators that suffered permanent...
RFID sensor tags do not require batteries to monitor temperature, pressure and humidity of equipment remotely.
Using Kepware’s KEPServerEX, Cascades now supports communications across all of its seventeen plants, seventeen paper machines, and nearly ninety...
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Brazil Automation 2014 - 18th International Congress and Exhibit on Automation, Systems and Instrumentation – gathers domestic and foreign companies that supply services and technology to companies that consume automation of processes control and manufacturing.
The marcus evans 4th Annual Hydro Plant Maintenance & Reliability conference will build upon its former success and continue to be the preeminent peer-driven and plant level meeting for hydro plant maintenance and reliability.
Remote Monitoring & Control 2014 will cover the latest advancements for monitoring and managing distributed equipment and facilities via recent developments in SCADA, remote networks (wireless & wired), security (cyber & physical), automation, onsite and back-up power, M2M and all other manner of technology that allows for the management of remote assets.
TRAININGin Manufacturing Operations Management
This course is intended to provide an understanding of the types of computer-based devices, systems and networks used in modern industrial plants as well as the ways in which these elements can be compromised via cyber attacks. Attendees will also learn to build risk management techniques to improve their plant’s cybersecurity.
This online on-demand course covers the objectives, benefits and basic/advanced features of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS). The course discusses CMMS modules and state of the art technologies that are used with a CMMS. It explains how to develop system specifications based on your individual needs and how to justify, evaluate and implement a CMMS. It also illustrates how to...
This course will provide attendees with the knowledge and the tools required to successfully supervise and manage departments and groups involved in industrial control systems (manufacturing, sales, design, installation or maintenance).