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Simple, low-cost improvements to valves, MSRs and preheaters can improve...
CMMS with OPC interface creates real-time savings
By Paul Lachance, Smartware Group
Integrating a CMMS with an open platform communications (OPC) server can lessen breakdowns...
Don’t be a Statistic: Stay Safe with Top 5 Plant Safety Tips
By Jim Hathaway, Wildeck
Here are five things industrial plant operators could do today to create a safer work environment.
Can System Integration Improve Your Triple Bottom Line?
By Mark Adair
The triple bottom line is a term that was coined in the 90’s. In a nutshell, there are three accounts to the triple bottom...
NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
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PRODUCT NEWSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Rockwell Automation Adds Mobile Capabilities to VantagePoint MES
VantagePoint v6.0 software now includes VantagePoint mobile, a component that enables users to create displays and interact with data across any...
Virtual Forge updates security on SystemProfiler SAP software
Enhancements in version 2.0 include 18 pre-configured test cases that check the security between the operating system and SAP.
Schneider updates Wonderware SmartGlance to Wearable Technology
Enhancements in SmartGlance 2014 R2 mobile reporting software include support for wearable technologies.
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The software suite enables local and remote configuration and real-time HART device monitoring in remote oil and gas applications such as wellhead...
Competency Framework helps companies combat the increasing talent shortage and achieve stronger performance from their workforce.
Requirements to further reduce energy and environmental impacts of buildings are contained in the 2014 version of the green building standard from...
WHITE PAPERSin Manufacturing Operations Management
By Rockwell Automation and Cisco
Design and implementation guide outlines the key requirements and design considerations to help successful...
By Clive Jones, et al, Global Heat Transfer
A properly maintained heat transfer system employing food-grade heat transfer fluids will contribute...
By Alan Grau, Icon Labs
The Internet of Things has become a ubiquitous term to describe the tens of billions of devices that have sensing or...
CASE STUDIESin Manufacturing Operations Management
General Cable deployed InfinityQS ProFicient, an enterprise quality platform powered by a centralized statistical process control (SPC) analytical...
Transmission & Distribution World
By Janice Yen, ITC., and Donald J. Morrow, Quanta Technology
Aging equipment is part of the nature of the...
By Steve Beddick and Brian Sims, Moog
Entegra Power Group's Union Power Station near El Dorado, Arkansas, is one of the...
EVENTSin Manufacturing Operations Management
Cyber Security for Critical Assets Summit will connect Corporate Security professionals with Process Control professionals and serve to provide a unique networking platform bringing together top executives from USA and beyond.
SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.
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.
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).