FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
‘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...
President Obama Immersed in Manufacturing Innovation at Hannover Fair 2016
By Bill Lydon, Editor
As the highest-level attendees of Hannover Fair 2016, President Obama and Chancellor Merkel did the traditional tour of...
NEWSin Process Automation
- 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
- IHS Report: Hazardous area equipment sales drop $900M in 2015
- Bedrock Open Secure Automation ICS platform passes EMP test protocol
- Okuma partners with CPCC to train employees on machine tools
- TrendMiner names Bill Muldoon to Board of Directors
- igus' motion plastics car wraps up 20000-mile tour across North America
- 2015 MCAA report shows process automation bookings down 4.4%
- PA&E announces partnership with Litron
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
Rockwell Automation introduces SequenceManager for batch processes
Leveraging a Logix-based controller platform from Rockwell Automation, the SequenceManager solution allows operators to configure, view and obtain...
Hoffer introduces STAR series of liquid flow meters
Hoffer's STAR Series liquid turbine flowmeters are available to measure liquid flow applications in 11 sizes and cover a flow range of .35 to 650...
Curtiss-Wright announces VPT351 valve-position sensor
The VPT351 valve-position sensor features a measurement range of 0-10mm (±5mm) to 0-25mm (±12.5mm) in 1mm increments and is ideal for...
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
To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their...
Emerson automation experts provided control system design, engineering and commissioning services that were critical to the successful and...
HIMA is providing BMS design, engineering and integration from the office in Houston, Texas, while commissioning and additional services will be...
EVENTSin Process Automation
The 2nd Annual Robotic Process Automation Summit will bring together executives and leaders from across the industries to discuss practical RPA strategies and leverage new technologies in an effort to optimize their organization’s automation structure and increase productivity.
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.
TRAININGin Process Automation
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.
SANS has joined forces with industry leaders and experts to strengthen the cybersecurity of Industrial Control Systems (ICS). The initiative is turning ICS cybersecurity around by equipping both security professionals and control system engineers with the security awareness, work-specific knowledge, and hands-on technical skills they need to secure automation and control system technology.
The Best Calibration Practices: Interactive Workshop is technically driven and education-based, designed to equip engineers and technicians in the field with strategies for improving daily maintenance processes and tasks. Tactics for strengthening accuracy and quality, while saving time and lowering risks will be taught by industry experts.