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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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing


Milton Coleman will lead regional sales, product marketing, and corporate marketing for the organization.

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MT100 Multipoint Flue Gas Flow Meter Earns TÜV Certification for AMS/QAL1 Compliant Continuous Emissions Monitoring

MT100 Multipoint Flue Gas Flow Meter Earns TÜV Certification for AMS/QAL1 Compliant Continuous Emissions Monitoring


Accurate, dependable gas flow data for large industrial plants producing electric power, petrochemicals, steel, waste incineration and other industries.

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US Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $472.6 Million in July 2021

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New manufacturing technology orders totaled $472.6 million in July 2021, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT–The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Promotes Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Milton Coleman will lead regional sales, product marketing, and corporate marketing for the organization.

MT100 Multipoint Flue Gas Flow Meter Earns TÜV Certification for AMS/QAL1 Compliant Continuous Emissions Monitoring

Accurate, dependable gas flow data for large industrial plants producing electric power, petrochemicals, steel, waste incineration and other industries.

US Manufacturing Technology Orders Totaled $472.6 Million in July 2021

New manufacturing technology orders totaled $472.6 million in July 2021, according to the latest U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders report published by AMT–The Association For Manufacturing Technology.

Abaco Wins Order to Secure Overland Pipeline

Project enhances economic and environmental sustainability of the region.

Trelleborg Signs Applied Power Products as an Authorized Distributor for Sealing Solutions

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has signed Applied Power Products as an authorized Trelleborg distributor.

How to Mitigate Process Control Safety Risks

Automation and safety systems protect us from serious incidents. Here’s how to prevent these potential catastrophes before they occur by applying proper safety procedures and standards. This article was originally published in the Automation 2021: Control Systems Ebook.

ISA Honors Jack Nehlig

The president of Phoenix Contact USA has been recognized for Excellence in Leadership.

Veltins Brewery Chooses Sustainable Electrification Solution from Siemens

The new brewery building will be equipped with Siemens power distribution technology for medium and low voltage.

Monitoring the Charging Stations of the e-bus Fleet of the City of Jena

How Jena's public transport system monitors its charging columns for the e-bus fleet and uses advanced diagnostic features to increase availability and optimize maintenance activities.

From Alarm Floods to ‘Highly Protected’ Status

The Solvay Novecare chemical plant reduced downtime and improved safety by tackling an alarm management overhaul. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

Triton Innovation Rises to the Occasion to Help a Commercial Bakery

Triton Innovation, LLC.’s leading expertise in manufacturing and supplying equipment for a broad range of food handling and processing applications caught the attention of a commercial bakery.

ABB Signs Memorandum with Stäubli to Develop Solutions for the Transition to All-electric Mines

Global industrial electrical connectors provider Stäubli and ABB to explore technologies to support the decarbonization of mining operations.

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