FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
ExxonMobil/The Open Group Continue Push for Open Process Control Architecture
By Bill Lydon, Editor
As a follow-on to ExxonMobil’s Industry Day, and their push to create specifications and standards for an, open, secure,...
‘Open Process Control Architecture Standard’ is the Rallying Cry at ExxonMobil’s Industry Day
By Bill Lydon
A major driver for the effort for open process control standards, has been the widespread call for accelerative automation...
Bridging the Islands of Automation: Continuous Manufacturing in the Pharmaceutical Industry
By Robert Holloway, EU Automation
This article discusses the potential of continuous manufacturing compared to its isolated, batch manufacturing...
High Precision is the Key to the Future of Robotics
By Graham Mackrell, Harmonic Drive UK
The global market for service and industrial robots is estimated to reach $59.5bn by 2020 and the UK has...
NEWSin Process Automation
- ZENITH announces opening of two California offices
- 2016 ISA Water/Wastewater & Automatic Controls event draws 165 global attendees
- ABB announces 2nd edition of Single Loop Control Methods
- Endress+Hauser receives Frost & Sullivan’s Global Company of the Year award
- Global Process Automation announces joining of Rockwell System Integrator Program
- ISA launches SCADA Systems Standards Committee
- TrendMiner announces $1.1 Million funding from The Innovation Fund
- ISA announces MAVERICK recognized as 2016 50 Best Companies to Watch
- HIMA announces investment in IFS' ERP solution
- Okuma announces Tombstone City as newest member of THINC
- NexRev LLC announces expansion to Canada
- ValvTechnologies, Inc. names Bryant Holt as Industry Director of Fossil Power
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
AutomationDirect introduces Integra polycarbonate enclosures
The polycarbonate enclosures feature impact resistance of up to 900 inch-pounds, UV light resistance, and have an operating temperature range from...
SensoTech announces LiquiSonic OCR analyzer
The LiquiSonic OCR analyzer, by SensoTech, is specifically designed for refrigerant applications, and enables the oil circulation ratio in the...
Weidmuller releases UR20-PF-O power-feed safety modules
These compact safety modules feature integrated functionality to safely switch off power to all modules that are within a safety segment, and are...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was...
The full color technical guide offers solutions to common industrial conveying, cooling, cleaning, blowoff, drying, coating and static electricity...
The purpose of the Quick Start Guide is to familiarize the user with the configuration and implementation of the DTS Logging System.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
If an enclosure is properly cooled, the components within can have a long and useful life. Without proper cooling however, the components in these...
The whitepaper describes the results of an extensive field evaluation at a major U.S. cement plant. The trial primarily tested whether the system...
The white paper describes energy-efficient pumping solutions from Siemens designed to achieve a sustainable reduction of operating costs while...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
Located on the eastern shore of Canada in Nova Scotia, Pieridae Energy’s Goldboro LNG project will include a natural gas liquefaction terminal...
The valve, manufactured in Japan by the Aska Corporation, operates under high pressure to control and regulate the flow of chemicals such as...
Built in FIPA’s American facilities, and installed in the testing and demonstration laboratory at FANUC headquarters in Rochester Hills,...
EVENTSin Process Automation
Featuring the cutting-edge in factory, process, and building automation, this event has established itself as the place to see the automation industry’s most innovative solutions and technologies. Industrial Automation will stand alongside four additional shows from Germany's HANNOVER MESSE and provide an exceptional opportunity for business development.
Process Automation Expo -2016 will be the Co-located Event with Automation & Robotics Expo -2016. This will be the leading event on the Process Automation Sector.
The 2016 Yokogawa Users Conference & Exhibition is designed to help attendees get the solutions they need for today's challenges. Track themes include Security & Building a Stronger Defense, Operational Effectiveness, and Capital Expense Efficiency. Inspiring keynotes, informative technical sessions and workshops, application sessions, and hands-on demonstrations will be offered daily!
TRAININGin Process Automation
At the Strategic Automation Leadership Conference, industry expert will discuss ways to enhance processes to achieve operational excellence—both in terms of improved profitability and plant safety. Industry-recognized, top automation professionals, like Peter Martin with Schneider Electric, will deliver compelling information to use now that can be used immediately to ensure plant stability.
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...