Continuous Processing operations require non-stop consumption of raw materials and energy to produce a product, such as oil or glass. Batch (or discontinuous) Processing is similarly automated, but products come out in batches. Read about developments in Process Automation and Control, Instruments & Sensors, and other aspects of these operations.
 

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Automation.com and Beamex Publish 4th Calibration Essentials E-book

Automation.com and Beamex Publish 4th Calibration Essentials E-book


Calibration Essentials: Pressure, the fourth e-book in its series is now available. This e-book walks readers through the process of calibrating different types of pressure instruments, including transmitters, switches and gauges.

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Ametek Land Expands U.S. Web Store with Wider Range of Core Products for the U.S. Market

Ametek Land Expands U.S. Web Store with Wider Range of Core Products for the U.S. Market


AMETEK Land, a leader in non-contact temperature measurement and combustion emissions monitoring for industrial applications, has expanded its U.S. web store to bring a wider range of products and services directly to U.S. customers.

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Mitsubishi Electric and Eplan Strengthen Their Digital Partnership

Mitsubishi Electric and Eplan Strengthen Their Digital Partnership


Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and long-term e-Factory solution partner Eplan are strengthening their digital solution's collaboration further as Mitsubishi Electric joins Eplan's new partner network; an initiative to further facilitate the structured implementation of digital manufacturing.

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Automation.com and Beamex Publish 4th Calibration Essentials E-book

Calibration Essentials: Pressure, the fourth e-book in its series is now available. This e-book walks readers through the process of calibrating different types of pressure instruments, including transmitters, switches and gauges.

Ametek Land Expands U.S. Web Store with Wider Range of Core Products for the U.S. Market

AMETEK Land, a leader in non-contact temperature measurement and combustion emissions monitoring for industrial applications, has expanded its U.S. web store to bring a wider range of products and services directly to U.S. customers.

Mitsubishi Electric and Eplan Strengthen Their Digital Partnership

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and long-term e-Factory solution partner Eplan are strengthening their digital solution's collaboration further as Mitsubishi Electric joins Eplan's new partner network; an initiative to further facilitate the structured implementation of digital manufacturing.

COVID-19 Vaccine Production Lines Rely on FCI FLT93C Sanitary Thermal Flow Switch

The highly reliable, precision FLT93C Sanitary Thermal Flow Switch from Fluid Components International (FCI) is today helping a major pharmaceutical company assure the necessary high quality of its rinse water for injection (WFI) is maintained on its batch lines during the production of COVID-19 vaccine.

Seepex: Maintaining Our Large Pumps is Now Simpler Than Ever

The rotor and drive joint access from Seepex for large standard pumps saves up to 80% in maintenance time.

New Research Identifies 16 Industries Key to Restoring US Manufacturing Competitiveness and National Resilience

The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) argues that the United States has a now-or-never moment to revitalize its industrial base and regain capabilities and market share—an effort that would simultaneously give the US economy greater momentum over the long term. The research takes a micro, activity-level view and finds that revitalizing growth and competitiveness in 16 key manufacturing industries could boost annual GDP by more than 15%.

Hannover Messe Shows the Future of Industry and the Tradeshow Business

Year after year, Hannover Messe is the showcase for industry and a catalyst for future topics such as AI, sustainable production and 5G. As a purely digital event, this year's HANNOVER MESSE served two roles: it revealed not only the future of industry, but also demonstrated what tradeshows will look like going forward.

Connectivity+: Powerful Connectivity of the Future

HARTING is featuring numerous innovative solutions and products at Hannover Messe digital Edition.

Brooks Instrument Makes ISO/IEC 17025 Certification Available on SLA Series Biotech Mass Flow Controllers

The SLA Series Biotech mass flow controllers feature an ISO/IEC 17025 certification option for biotechnology and other life sciences customers who require high-level metrology capabilities for their processes.

Yokogawa Opens Manufacturing Centre at SPARK Digital Hub

Process control and industrial automation provider Yokogawa has launched its state-of-the-art technology manufacturing center at the King Salman Energy Park (SPARK) Digital Hub.

The Benefits of Digital Deployment of HART Instruments

When instruments are connected to HART smart cards, the end-user has three key benefits.

Troubleshooting Pressure Gauges and Impulse Lines

Remove operational obstacles from legacy pressure instruments. This article comes from the March 2021 Ebook InTech Focus: Temperature and Pressure.

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