FEATURED ARTICLESin DCS & Batch Controllers
Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems Cannot Wait
By Jeff Hussey, Tempered Networks
Today’s industrial control systems (ICS) represent critical operational assets across many organizations and...
Open Process Automation Movement Taking Form at ExxonMobil's 2nd Industry Day
By Bill Lydon, Automation.com
The event, a follow-on to the successful 1st End User Industry Day event in June, provided the opportunity for more...
ExxonMobil/The Open Group Continue Push for Open Process Control Architecture
By Bill Lydon, Editor
As a follow-on to ExxonMobil’s Industry Day, and their push to create specifications and standards for an, open, secure,...
‘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...
NEWSin DCS & Batch Controllers
- 2016 ISA Water/Wastewater & Automatic Controls event draws 165 global attendees
- ABB announces 2nd edition of Single Loop Control Methods
- Global Process Automation announces joining of Rockwell System Integrator Program
- Bedrock Open Secure Automation ICS platform passes EMP test protocol
- ISA releases abstract call for 2016 Process Control and Safety Symposium and Exhibition
- ABB to control SCA’s expanded pulp mill
- Emerson to automate Hitachi Zosen Inova waste-to-energy projects
- Control Station opens European office
- Emerson to automate Mexico’s gas pipeline infrastructure
- Emerson to automate Cameron LNG Project
- Yokogawa to control Thermal Power and Desalination Plants in Qatar
- ISA welcomes James Keaveney as its 2016 President
PRODUCT NEWSin DCS & Batch Controllers
Promess introduces Table Top Assembly System
The Table Top Assembly System comes complete with sensors, controls, software and safety equipment to provide a virtual turn-key solution that can...
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...
Fluidwell announces N413 batch controller
he N413 is designed for situations where you need a locally printed ticket as evidence of the delivered quantity like tank and truck (un)loading...
MEDIAin DCS & Batch Controllers
RESOURCESin DCS & Batch Controllers
The latest version expands plant operators’ ability to monitor and control safe production through direct object linking
The book is intended for those readers involved in factory automation systems as well as process, including readers who are already experienced and...
The goal of this edition is to simplify and demystify the procedure of tuning control systems. In addition, a new chapter addresses the authors’...
WHITE PAPERSin DCS & Batch Controllers
By RKNeal, Inc.
The purpose of this whitepaper is to present a novel cybersecurity framework for deplaying and managing cyberthreat management...
Modifications in IEC 61508 regulations mean that industrial automation system designers and users must give new consideration to topics such as SIL...
By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...
CASE STUDIESin DCS & Batch Controllers
The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment...
A US-based specialist in the supply of complete electrical packages for oil rig cranes is using Control Techniques AC and DC drives as part of a...
This combination of technology and 24-hour technical support will ensure that the automated control systems that Edrington uses to operate the new...
EVENTSin DCS & Batch Controllers
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.
Conference tracks, featuring sessions led by the world’s leading experts, will cover critical instrumentation, communications, control systems, safety and security topics. Engineers, technicians, and plant managers from the oil and gas, refining, chemical, petrochemical, and other process industries will benefit from this three-day intensive event. Social events, keynote presentations, panel...
Attend industry forums, hands-on labs, and technical sessions to expand your knowledge and use of the latest control, power and information technologies. With over 170 exhibits, take advantage of automation expertise from Rockwell Automation and members of our PartnerNetwork
TRAININGin DCS & Batch Controllers
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...