FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
Automation Labor Reductions Do Not Eliminate Audit Requirements
By Thomas R. Cutler
A successful roll out of automated equipment does not remove or reduce audit requirements for the associated processes....
OPC UA as the bridge to the enterprise
By John Rinaldi, Real Time Automation
Because of the discontinuity between the factory floor and the Enterprise, opportunities to mine the factory...
Mining Manufacturing Data - Leveraging Trapped Data for Results
By John Rinaldi
Investing in new control and automation systems is an expensive and disruptive activity, particularly when the majority of the...
IoT Gateways Bridge Connectivity Gap
By Alex Perng, Nexcom
IoT relies on close connections among sensors, gateways, networks, and servers; and IoT gateways play a key role in building...
NEWSin Process Automation
- ABB to upgrade control systems at Kårstø gas plant
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- Bazmi Husain appointed ABB’s Chief Technology Officer
- Endress+Hauser signs Eastern Controls as rep
- Michael Richart promoted to President and CEO of ESE
- Harting adds Profinet to all products
- MESA announces First 'MESA-Recognized Business'
- Progea signs Automation Supply as distributor
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- Emerson to control Catalina Island's power microgrid
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Tatsoft announces FactoryStudio Compact Framework
FactoryStudio Compact Framework is small footprint software targeting HMI Panels and Embedded Computers using Windows CE.
Applied Instrument introduces ANALECT RefinIR analyzer
The RefinIR is a fully integrated laboratory auto-sampler and FTIR instrument for the refining industry.
VICI Metronics introduces Dynacalibrator calibration gas generator
Model 150 is used as a reference for the calibration of gas chromatography instruments and in other instruments that measure gas concentrations.
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
Interactive, online configurator for signal conditioners and measuring transducers makes it easy to find suitable products for a wide range of...
Service reduces the time between diagnosing control loop issues and tuning the loops to improve performance.
PACTware 5.0 is based on the FDT2 standard.
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
In principle, filling is a dosing process, only much faster. Product that has been produced in one batch, is now filled in multiple...
This White Paper discusses the challenges, options and solutions for process manufacturers when packaging products for consumers and/or...
By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
Protocol gateways make IoT efficient, accurate, and low cost
Having complete and current data about any process can...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
The project at the Shoshone Municipal Water Treatment Plant included replacing existing actuators and retrofitting more than 50 intelligent...
By Jim Barish
At Quality Life Services in Butler, Pa, a programmable logic controller–based control system was installed to connect the...
By Rob Speigel
Over the last five years, the DuPont Co. has regularly monitored all aspects of the security of its Sabine River Works...
EVENTSin Process Automation
For more than 10 years the EnergySec Security Summit has been the premier gathering for stakeholders in the energy sector focused on Industrial Control System (ICS) physical and cyber security. Our summits give each attendee a rare opportunity to mingle with asset owners, government agencies, researchers, consultants, vendors and academia under one roof.
At the 4th Software Asset Management Strategies 2015 (September 21 – 22, 2015) more than 150 experts & professionals will discuss challenges & solutions for Software Asset and License Management.
SGTech Europe 2015 is the premier implementation focused smart grid technical conference in Europe, with focused tracks on Smart Substations, Next Generation SCADA, Packet Telecoms, and Cyber-Security.
TRAININGin Process Automation
This is a basic fundamental course (4 hours) for Guided Wave and Free Space Radar Level for maintenance technicians. We will dedicate a half day to Radar technology to give you a basic understanding of this level measurement technology. The class will be primarily classroom presentation, product demonstration, group discussion, and a small amount of hands-on training with working table top...
This training will help make you aware of the importance of your clean enforcement record. We will explore what a compliance program is and how to protect against each kind of exposure. You will be trained about protecting your compliance reputation to make it a profit enhancer.
You will learn how an Ethernet network is installed with the help of actual hands-on tasks. Beginning with configuring your own Ethernet cable and planning your network, you will discover how Ethernet works in detail. Features like device setup, troubleshooting as well as wireless and fiber optical networks are part of the training.