FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
Honeywell Survey: Data analytics investment on the rise
A recent survey of manufacturing executives indicates many respondents (67 percent) are pressing ahead with plans to invest in data analytics even...
The Benefits and Challenges of IT/OT Convergence: Rewriting the rules
By Martyn Williams, COPA-DATA UK
In the modern industrial realm, automation should provide a consistent way of executing tasks and processes –...
Visibility and Inventory of Manufacturing Assets – The Baseline for OT Security Management
By Shmulik Aran, NextNine
A manufacturer and its connected production environment are exposed to a full range of cybersecurity threats. Mitigating...
2015 PAR Insights: Leveraging Supply Chain Solutions with Stage-By-Component
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Automated Guided Vehicles (AVG) served as an enabling technology for a pharmaceutical manufacturer to achieve Stage By...
NEWSin Process Automation
- Egemin to build automated warehouse for Poco Loco snack foods
- Rockwell to showcase solutions for Water and Wastewater Facilities at WEFTEC 2016
- Siluria names Erik Scher as Chief Operations Officer
- ISA announces Industrial Control Training event in Northwest Pennsylvania
- Analytik Jena announces Ulrick Krauss to be next CEO
- Rockwell Automation opens registration for 25th Automation Fair
- Secomea works with RRAMAC to create automated data collection system
- Trihedral announces opening of VTScada office in Houston
- Spartan Controls announces partnership with Atrex Energy
- HIMA launches HIMA Industrial Automation in China
- Alicat Scientific establishes European Office in Cambridge, UK
- ISA announces Beamex donation to Process Measurement and Control Division scholarship fund
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Electro-Chemical Devices introduces the X80 transmitter and S88 measurement sensor
With 316 stainless steel housing and sealed display, the X80 Transmitter and the S88 Sensors are designed to eliminate the need to inventory...
Danfoss announces VACON 20 AC drive
The drive’s size and power range, combined with PLC functionality, makes the VACON 20 a solution for packaging machine applications.
OES introduces AR59-AV vertical rotation stage
The AR59-AV vertical rotation stage is intended for: Micro robotics, metrology, vision systems, positioning of mirrors and lasers, laser machining...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
The latest version expands plant operators’ ability to monitor and control safe production through direct object linking
Learn how new technological advances are resolving not only these issues but also allowing for new value to be realized through the digitalization...
The title of the second edition—Industrial Automation and Control System Security Principles: Protecting the Critical Infrastructure—was...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By CAS Dataloggers
The diagnosis of bearing damage in roller bearings is an integral part of servicing and maintenance tasks. This whitepaper...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
Country Maid had to add an additional line to help meet demand. They could either replace their mixer with a larger one, which would require...
Forpak, an OEM in the food packaging industry, wanted to minimize cabinet space and reduce labor costs. While working with Phoenix Contact, Forpak...
The project is part of Clarksville, Arkansas' plan to save up to $2M over the next five years through improved control, monitoring, and security of...
EVENTSin Process Automation
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!
Wonderware is again changing the Industry landscape from Human Powered to Empowered Humans. Let us show you a new level of control – a level of control that has the power to change industry itself. Learn about the latest advances in process and automation engineering, share your professional insights, attend roundtable forums on the latest industry topics and network with your peers.
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.
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...