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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Closed-Loop Digital Twins Keep Holiday Shipping on Schedule

Closed-Loop Digital Twins Keep Holiday Shipping on Schedule


By calibrating closed-loop digital twins in the intralogistics industry, warehouse managers are running operations at peak levels, unleashing orders to fly off the shelf.

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Sacchi Group Extends Warehouse Operations with Vanderlande ADAPTO Shuttle Technology

Sacchi Group Extends Warehouse Operations with Vanderlande ADAPTO Shuttle Technology


The Sacchi Group, one of Italy’s leading electrical product wholesalers has selected Vanderlande as a partner for a new ADAPTO goods-to-person (GtP) solution inside its existing warehousing facility in Desio, north of Milan.

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AMETEK Process Instruments Launches E-Commerce Website

AMETEK Process Instruments Launches E-Commerce Website


AMETEK Process Instruments has announced the launch of its new e-commerce website for the United States market. Customers are now able to purchase AMETEK Process Instruments’ parts and accessories online, at their convenience.

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Closed-Loop Digital Twins Keep Holiday Shipping on Schedule

By calibrating closed-loop digital twins in the intralogistics industry, warehouse managers are running operations at peak levels, unleashing orders to fly off the shelf.

Sacchi Group Extends Warehouse Operations with Vanderlande ADAPTO Shuttle Technology

The Sacchi Group, one of Italy’s leading electrical product wholesalers has selected Vanderlande as a partner for a new ADAPTO goods-to-person (GtP) solution inside its existing warehousing facility in Desio, north of Milan.

AMETEK Process Instruments Launches E-Commerce Website

AMETEK Process Instruments has announced the launch of its new e-commerce website for the United States market. Customers are now able to purchase AMETEK Process Instruments’ parts and accessories online, at their convenience.

Seeq Appoints Dr. Lisa J. Graham as Chief Executive Officer and Announces Changes to Board of Directors

Graham brings more than 20 years of process industry experience, along with demonstrated success driving growth and innovation at Seeq.

Daburn Electronics Acquires EMSE

Daburn Electronics has announced the acquisition of EMSE, a medical air and vacuum system design and manufacturing company.

Rockwell Automation and Battery Pioneer Cadenza Innovation to Explore Driving Energy Storage and Advance Sustainability

Collaboration would create a ​cloud-based, distributed, energy storage monitoring system, a full manufacturing execution system, and controls automation for a smart, connected factory of the future.
 

Festo Emphasizes Process Industry Solutions at Automation Fair

Online configurators and innovative products from Festo bring OEM and end-user solutions to market faster.

Schneider Electric Joins UniversalAutomation.org to Create New Era of Plug and Play Automation

Schneider Electric has joined other industrial leaders and pioneers to form UniversalAutomation.org, an independent, not-for-profit association managing the reference implementation of a shared source runtime. IT and OT software vendors, industrial end users, OEMs and academics will share a common automation software layer across their automation technology regardless of brand.  

Outsourced SAM Testing Provides a Cost-Effective Solution for Expert Quality Testing and Failure Analysis

Many are choosing to outsource SAM services rather than do this quality testing in-house. Outsourcing offers manufacturers key advantages, including capital cost savings on SAM systems, access to specialized expertise in image management and analysis, and the ability to diagnose and isolate material defects.

Wanted: Unique Projects with Energy Supply Systems

The vector award for the best e-chain applications is entering its eighth round–and applications will be accepted until Feb. 11, 2022.

Dresser Utility Solutions to Acquire Itron’s Global Gas Regulator and European C&I Gas Metering Business

Dresser Utility Solutions, a solutions provider for utility companies, and Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, have reached an agreement for the sale of Itron’s global gas regulator business and European commercial & industrial (C&I) gas metering business to Dresser Utility Solutions.

U.S. Electrical Manufacturers Poised to Play Essential Role in an Historic Investment in 21st Century Infrastructures

Bipartisan legislation passed by Congress today includes nearly $415 billion for modernizing America’s infrastructure through electrification.

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ECD Presents Self-Cleaning, Oil-in-Water Sensor that Detects Petroleum Leaks

ECD Presents Self-Cleaning, Oil-in-Water Sensor that Detects Petroleum Leaks

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Fluke Process Instruments Upgrades Kiln Shell Monitoring Options with the Release of the CS400 Kiln Shell Imaging System

Fluke Process Instruments Upgrades Kiln Shell Monitoring Options with the Release of the CS400 Kiln Shell Imaging System

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Festo Introduces the CMSH Smart Positioner for Process Industry

Festo Introduces the CMSH Smart Positioner for Process Industry

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