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
- Opto 22 announces joining of Dell IoT Solutions Partner Program
- Elite Control Systems announces support contract with ScottishPower Renewables
- ExxonMobil chooses Wood Group to automate polyethylene plant
- 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
PRODUCT NEWSin DCS & Batch Controllers
Siemens obtains TÜV SÜD security certification for Sinamics PCS 7
For the product certification according to IEC 62443-4-1 and 62443-3-3, TÜV SÜD tested and verified the security functions implemented in the...
Microchip Technology releases ATtiny817/816/814/417 microcontroller devices
The ATtiny817/816/814/417 devices provide features to help drive product innovation including low pin count and packaging in 4 KB or 8 KB of Flash...
Inert partners with Siemens to automate Gas Management System controls
Inert selected the SIMATIC S7-1200 programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and SIMATIC human-machine interface (HMI) color panels to enable optimal...
MEDIAin DCS & Batch Controllers
RESOURCESin DCS & Batch Controllers
Training workshops will be delivered in collaboration with the company’s Solution Partners and Product Distributors, and they will emphasize...
Compatible with both Android and iOS operating systems, the myControl user interface provides individual personal control for occupants through...
The latest version expands plant operators’ ability to monitor and control safe production through direct object linking
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 system will ensure safe operations of compressor stations along the entire length of the pipeline. The Southern Gas Corridor is a critical part...
In order to reduce nonconforming batches, improve quality and meet customer expectations, Whitmore decided to automate its lubricant making process...
The Viseu Sul WWTP in Portugal’s Viseu County is the first in the country to adopt advanced membrane filtration (MBR) wastewater treatment...
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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...