Process Automation 

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MEDIA

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Reliable space-saving thin transmitters and isolators USB-configured transmitters offer Android mobile or PC configuration for easy setup. Advanced signal processing capabilities and rugged housing ensure accurate results.
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,...
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RESOURCES

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  • ISA publishes book that explores evolution of temperature, pressure and flow technologies 
    ISA publishes book that explores evolution of temperature, pressure and flow technologies

    "The Tao of Measurement: A Philosophical View of Flow and Sensors,” by Jesse Yoder and Richard E. Morley, describes the underlying principles of...

  • Roxtec publishes EMC catalog 
    Roxtec publishes EMC catalog

    Catalog contains information on cable sealing systems.

  • Inductive Automation Adds Courses to Inductive University

    Free Online Software Training now includes Track & Trace, Web Services, and Instrument Interface courses.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • 6 ways for energy, chemical and oil and gas companies to avert the workforce crisis 
    6 ways for energy, chemical and oil and gas companies to avert the workforce crisis

    As many as half of the skilled workers in energy, chemical and oil & gas industries are quickly heading towards retirement — but not nearly...

  • Effective Compliance with IEC 61508 When Selecting Solenoid Valves for Safety Systems 
    Effective Compliance with IEC 61508 When Selecting Solenoid Valves for Safety Systems

    Modifications in IEC 61508 regulations mean that industrial automation system designers and users must give new consideration to topics such as SIL...

  • 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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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Xothermic diagnoses failure at glass manufacturing plant 
    Xothermic diagnoses failure at glass manufacturing plant

    Xothermic used B-Scada’s Status Enterprise software to identify a failed thermocouple in a furnace at the unidentified glass plant.

  • Renewable energy research facility power monitor

    InTech
    By Jennifer Palumbo, Optimation Technology
    NREL researchers needed a system for monitoring power usage and controlling safety systems for...

  • Pharmaceutical Plant Simplifies Reactor Monitoring 
    Pharmaceutical Plant Simplifies Reactor Monitoring

    Chem Processing
    By Rebecca Dettloff, SensoTech, and Holger Müller, SchuF Chemieventile Vertrieb
    When an unnamed pharmaceutical manufacturer...

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    EVENTS

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    March 10, 2015 - March 11, 2015
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Our commitment is to provide meaningful insight into Modern Manufacturing and how technology is transforming it. The agenda focuses on Cost Management, Lean Manufacturing, Talent Management and Innovative Technology as drivers for manufacturing excellence. Our high caliber content, senior attendees and exclusive sponsors allow you to acquire tomorrow's connection today.

    March 19, 2015 - March 20, 2015
    Berlin , Germany


    The annual ManuCHEM Europe brings together 100+ industry leaders to discuss challenges & solutions in organisational implementation of end-to-end processes in production and operations management and impacts on effective process management.

    March 25, 2015 - March 27, 2015
    Cypress , TX, United States


    The Automation Innovation and Technology Conference is a solution-focused, three-day event for professionals interested in solving today’s biggest data-driven challenges. Sponsored by Gray Matter Systems and GE Intelligent Platforms, this event is designed to inspire conversation, spotlight challenges, propose solutions, and showcase innovative technologies.

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    TRAINING

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    July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015
    Online , KS, USA


    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.

    June 2, 2014 - June 30, 2015


    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...

    September 10, 2014 - July 15, 2015


    The online certificate program in Process Instrumentation and Control (I&C) consists of three modules covering the different phases of I&C from a nonmathematical and practical point of view. It includes basic concepts, engineering, and installation of control equipment.