Process Automation 

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MEDIA

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Reliable space-saving thin transmitters and isolators USB-configured transmitters offer Android mobile or PC configuration for easy setup. Advanced signal processing capabilities and rugged housing ensure accurate results.
What is industrial automation? At Opto 22 we make automation simple! As this short animation illustrates, industrial automation is a way to add intelligence to a process. Whether it’s a process for manufacturing solar panels,...
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RESOURCES

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  • Dataforth publishes MAQ20 brochure 
    Dataforth publishes MAQ20 brochure

    The 4-page document provides an overview of the MAQ20 ndustrial data acquisition and control system and all current MAQ20 modules.

  • Honeywell releases Mobility App

    The app sends real-time plant performance and notifications direct to smartphones, giving managers real-time information at their fingertips

  • ISA publishes third edition of CSE examination study guide

    The third edition features more comprehensive coverage of pertinent subject matter and new calculations, sample problems and tables for improved...

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • AutomationDirect releases white paper on electrical arcs 
    AutomationDirect releases white paper on electrical arcs

    By Brian S. Elliott, AutomationDirect
    “Electrical Arcs” explains how arcing develops, the dangers of electrical arcs and various means of arc...

  • Improving Information Flow Improves Production Flow  
    Improving Information Flow Improves Production Flow

    By Alan Cone, Siemens Industry
    With field devices getting smarter and controllers more sophisticated, the operational networking layers that keep...

  • Characteristics of Filling Systems 
    Characteristics of Filling Systems

    By Penko
    In principle, filling is a dosing process, only much faster. Product that has been produced in one batch, is now filled in multiple...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • Hint automates metering and allocation software for offshore oil and gas 
    Hint automates metering and allocation software for offshore oil and gas

    Hint automated a metering and allocation system for ENGIE that collects all data for the allocation of proceeds from oil and gas sales.

  • Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection 
    Automation scheme holds back the tide to improve flood protection

    A Rotork IQ3 intelligent electric actuator will improve flood protection in a vulnerable area of a coastal town in west Wales.

  • Scalable control system is at the heart of water-treatment process skid 
    Scalable control system is at the heart of water-treatment process skid

    Control Design
    By Gregory Möller, University of Idaho-Washington State University
    The University of Idaho’s research water-treatment-process...

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    EVENTS

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    March 14, 2016 - March 15, 2016
    Cork , Ireland


    This year the ISA’s international Food and Pharmaceutical symposium is being held in Ireland, and its first time to be held outside of North America. The symposium will bring together experts, suppliers, and end users in a two-day symposium of presentations and panel discussions.

    April 19, 2016 - April 22, 2016
    Puerto Rico , USA


    The annual CSIA Executive Conference is the highlight of the professional year, when over 500 system integrators and industry partners meet to network, hear outstanding speakers, share best practices, and learn about new products and services.

    April 25, 2016 - April 29, 2016
    Hannover , Germany


    With the leading trade fairs taking place in parallel, HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology. in 2016, the USA is making its debut as the Partner Country at the world’s largest industrial technology event.

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    TRAINING

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    February 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016
    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.

    February 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016


    This alarm management course is designed to educate key site personnel on industry standards, best practices, business justification, safety implications, business issues and the Seven-Step Approach to Effective Alarm Management.

    February 16, 2016 - February 23, 2016
    Orlando , FL, United States


    Join us for the 11th annual ICS Security Summit. The Summit is the premier event to attend in 2016 for ICS cybersecurity practitioners and managers. This year's summit will center on the theme "Defense is Doable" and will feature more in-depth technical talks, case studies, and hands-on challenges than ever before.