FEATURED ARTICLESin Systems Integration
Head Off Hassles During Startup
By Amin Almasi
Commissioning and startup involve very special types of work that require very specific skills. This expertise...
Factoring in factories
By Tom Eddershaw
Automating factories is a big business globally, but in order to maximise its effectiveness both the vision system...
Calculating Your ROI for Robotic Automation: Cost vs. Cash Flow
By Tanya M. Anandan
Most manufacturing companies have traditional means of calculating ROI and they’re based on direct labor...
Ethernet Migration Reveals Knowledge Gaps
By Dino Busalachi, The Applied Group
Many system integrators and OEMs – even the most experienced – lack the knowledge required to engineer a...
NEWSin Systems Integration
- B+B SmartWorx to supply wireless sensing platform to Novotech
- JMP Automation Becomes Certified robot Integrator
- Patti Engineering Opens Office in Chattanooga, Tennessee
- CSIA elects Board of Directors
- MAVERICK Technologies Opens Pittsburgh Office
- Barry-Wehmiller Expands in Texas
- CSIA appoints José M. Rivera as CEO
- Systems Integrators fail at digital marketing
- MAVERICK Technologies Appoints Bud Blankenship Industry Manager
- Yokogawa to supply two DCSes for Combined Cycle Power Plants
- Boulting Technology to automate Thames Water
- Konecranes hires Giddings & Lewis specialists
PRODUCT NEWSin Systems Integration
AVEVA announces Information Standards Manager software for EPCs
AVEVA ISM software enables both EPC contractors and asset Owner Operators to achieve greater control over critical engineering information across...
Horner updates Cscape PLC programming software
Enhancements in Cscape 9.5 include the ability to program controllers using tagged variables, and a pop-up window tool that will tune a PID loop...
ACM Releases SafeGuard Profiler Safety System Software
SafeGuard Profiler provides LOPA and SIL-Verification/Validation Packages to help process automation professionals design and evaluate plant safety...
MEDIAin Systems Integration
RESOURCESin Systems Integration
SureStart mitigates financial and safety liabilities, while minimizing any negative impact to plant operations.
The Industrial Automation Exchange is CSIA’s comprehensive online directory for locating qualified system integrators and suppliers.
Industrial control groups exist principally in three business areas: facilities that manufacture industrial control equipment, engineering...
WHITE PAPERSin Systems Integration
By Chad Harper, Maverick Technologies
Process manufacturing plants are famous for their tendency to keep automation systems and associated...
PCN describes the application of IP-485® technology and products for building automation network expansions and upgrades, and how it is utilized...
By West Control Solutions
Customizing of control components is not the expensive luxury it may appear to be. If customization can bring about...
CASE STUDIESin Systems Integration
Mosgipromez, a design institute in the Russian iron & steel industry, has implemented AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA E3D) and AVEVA Bocad software.
Process and Control Today
A system integrator working for Nissan in Sunderland identified a control process within the engine casting plant that...
Patti provided engineering, design and implementation of an automated temperature monitoring system.
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TRAININGin Systems Integration
Real world examples of what to expect, and what to prepare for whenever possible. Not every organization is ready to avoid inspections or fines if they do not have senior staff in place, and/or if they have not been audited in the past.