Process Automation 

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MEDIA

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RESOURCES

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  • Automation Federation releases report on virtualization in control systems

    Report examines the use of virtualization technology in industrial automation and control system (IACS) environments.

  • Exida certifies Cybersecurity Personnel

    CFSE program for ICS offers CACE and CACS certifications

  • MAVERICK announces SureStart startup and commissioning solution

    SureStart mitigates financial and safety liabilities, while minimizing any negative impact to plant operations.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • Logic Solver for Tank Overfill Protection 
    Logic Solver for Tank Overfill Protection

    By Moore Industries
    When Tank Farm facilities are facing capacity limits, that translates into greater safety risks, and need for better systems...

  • Protect Your Pump & Keep It Longer 
    Protect Your Pump & Keep It Longer

    By Don Lundberg, FCI
    Nothing damages a pump faster than the build-up of heat from dry running conditions. When there’s no liquid to provide...

  • 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...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Smart Instruments Provide Condition-Based Maintenance 
    Smart Instruments Provide Condition-Based Maintenance

    Automation World
    Mitsubishi’s chemical plant in Kashima, Japan, leverages real-time data via Field Device Tool (FDT) technology to transition...

  • Mass flow measurement at BYK-Chemie 
    Mass flow measurement at BYK-Chemie

    South African Instrument & Control
    An installation at BYK-Chemie in Wesel demonstrates how a mass flowmeter’s design impacts the accuracy of the...

  • Refinery Revamps 1947 Vintage Pumps 
    Refinery Revamps 1947 Vintage Pumps

    Pumps & Systems
    The BP Whiting refinery had 1947 vintage Ingersoll-Rand, 3BEV, two-stage horizontally split pumps. They used reverse engineering...

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    EVENTS

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    April 13, 2015 - April 17, 2015
    Hannover , Germany


    HANNOVER MESSE 2015 covers all the core themes of the industrial value-adding chain at a single location – from individual components to the complete smart factory.

    April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015
    Chicago , IL, USA


    Internet of Things North America is an innovative event covering advanced connectivity and cloud based monitoring/control of devices, facilities, automobiles and enterprise operations. After a successful 2014 event in Milwaukee, the 2015 will be held in Chicago on April 15-16.

    April 15, 2015 - April 16, 2015
    London , CO, UK


    ACI’s Hydrocarbon Cyber Security Summit taking place on 15th & 16th April in London, UK will bring together key actors from both Oil & Gas majors and Technology industries, to discuss the challenges and opportunities of current systems.

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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.