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MEDIA

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RESOURCES

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ISA releases InTech Plus app

InTech Plus mobile app for the Apple iPad enables automation professionals to rapidly access, scan and digest a diverse range of technical and educational content.

ISA book says automation can prevent nuclear power plant disasters

ISA publishes a book that declares that another Chernobyl- or Fukushima-like catastrophe is inevitable unless nuclear power plants across the world adopt fully automated safety systems.

Book covers Control System Migrations

"Control System Migrations: A Practical Project Management Handbook," by Daniel Roessler, is a clear and practical application guide to effectively managing control system migrations.

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WHITE PAPERS

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The Changing Face of Temperature Control

By West Control Solutions
This paper looks at how the development of technology has reacted to the changing demands of its customers, from proportional and PID control to PLC and math functions, as well as the growing options available for communications and monitoring.

Choosing a Temperature Control Partner

By West Control Solutions
White Paper has eight tips for choosing a supplier, including product offerings, reliability, application knowledge, testing and compliance, technical support, customization, scalability and stability.

Avoid the Pitfalls of DCS Migration with Front-End Loading

By Maverick Technologies
This first of two white papers walks you through DCS pre-planning step-by-step—from generating baselines to doing gap analysis—for a successful upgrade.

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CASE STUDIES

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World-class vodka from Russia

South African Instrumentation & Control
A modernisation project at Russian Standard’s Buinsk distillery included a Metso DNA upgrade, replacing existing VME controllers, and a HIMA safety interlock system.

Process Automation Keeps the Lights On

Process and Control Today
Hawaii Electric Light Company installed a Rockwell Automation PlantPAx process automation system with RSLogix 5000 software, ControlNet, and an EtherNet/IP network to replace an obsolete turbine control system

ABB controls distillation of (hic) Absolut Vodka

The Absolut Vodka distillation process is now under control of ABB’s System 800xA. It provides trend data, asset monitoring and Smart Client information management.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

June 2, 2014 - June 6, 2014
San Antonio , TX, USA


The agenda for this event is largely developed by customers, for customers with opportunities for knowledge sharing and networking. Join us as we discuss trends and new technologies impacting the automation industry.

June 15, 2014 - June 20, 2014
Orlando , FL, United States of America


RSTechED is a training event for end-users, systems integrators, partners and OEMs. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions on display, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture is information-enabling global companies.

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TRAINING

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April 16, 2014
Peabody , MA


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

April 30, 2014
Lenexa , KS


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

May 6, 2014 - May 8, 2014
Birmingham , AL, USA


This three day training class will cover fundamentals of process measurement; control loops and tuning, and final control elements, with process control exercises. Programmable Control Systems and Fieldbus Technology will be presented and discussed.