FEATURED ARTICLESin Systems Integration
Industrial Automation in China
By Georg Stieler, Stieler Technologie
The Chinese market for Industrial Automation is growing much faster than other sectors of the Chinese...
Fieldbus payback from the commissioning stage
Control Engineering Europe
By Andreas Hennecke, Pepperl+Fuchs,
Why using a fieldbus as the infrastructure to power instrumentation requires...
Connectors for tomorrow’s system integrators
By Amy Wells, Electroustic
Over the last few years, we’ve seen a move towards more robust Mil-spec connectors. Originally developed in the 1930s...
Compacting your project schedule
By Tim Green
Plant construction and upgrade projects often fall behind schedule, because the people managing them do not know how to keep...
NEWSin Systems Integration
- CSIA and MESA collaborate on “Smart Manufacturing”
- Remtec Automation appoints William Sillies vice president of operations
- Remtec appoints Lisa McMican Ryle CEO
- Van Rennes Industrial Automation is an eWON Certified System Integrator
- The Shifting Role of System Integrators
- CSIA Conference report
- 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
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
ABB’s simulation and offline programming software allows robot programming to be performed without disrupting production.
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.
WHITE PAPERSin Systems Integration
By Emerson Process Management
Most capital projects don’t come within 25% of their approved budget or schedule. With so much riding on your...
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...
CASE STUDIESin Systems Integration
Curt G. Joa, Inc. designs and builds large manufacturing platforms. Using EPLAN and its Schematics to automatically create schematics and help...
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...
EVENTSin Systems Integration
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.