Articles & News on Continuous & Batch Processing

Kryon announces completion of Forrester Economic Impact Study

  • News

The study was commissioned by Kryon to answer the ever-present question for any company taking its first steps toward an RPA implementation. On June 17, 2020, Kryon hosted a webinar featuring Forrester to discuss the results of the TEI.

Emerson helps Oklahoma Gas and Electric automate power plant

  • Case Study

Located in Luther, Oklahoma, the Redbud plant comprises four identical 1X1 units generating a combined output of 1,230 megawatts.

The Challenge of OT Security in a Converged World

  • by Rick Peters, Fortinet
  • Feature

Absent an effective OT security plan, OT enterprise and their integrated ICS/SCADA systems are left vulnerable to cyberattacks that could result in financial loss, reputational damage, diminished consumer confidence, and even threaten the safety of citizens—and in the case of critical infrastructures, also threaten national security.

Yokogawa to help Turkish company monitor Saudi Arabian water project

  • News

The Jubail-Riyadh water transmission system, owned by the state-run Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), will transport water from desalination plants near Jubail on the Persian Gulf coast to Riyadh, the growing capital city of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

KEMET and Yageo announce merger completion

  • News

In accordance with the terms of the merger agreement, Yageo has acquired all of the outstanding shares of KEMET’s common stock for US $27.20 per share in an all-cash transaction with an equity value of approximately US $1.6 billion.

ABB helps Indian cement plant enhance electrification and automation systems

  • News

ABB will also provide the new cement plant with electrification infrastructure items such as MV Switchgear with MV relays on IEC 61850 communication and LV Switchgear with ABB UMC100.3 intelligent motor controllers which combine intelligent motor protection and control functions and fieldbus communication, and fault diagnosis in a single device.

IBASE Technology collaborates with National Chiayi University to build smart agriculture control room system

  • News

The collected agricultural production data and fertilizer management data are fed to a remote monitoring system using big data analysis technology to explore the most suitable agricultural production conditions and the best decision-making plan in visually creating a smart agriculture integration framework.

ARC Advisory Group releases Fire and Gas Systems market research report

  • News

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Fire and Gas Systems market reveals that manufacturers are switching to cloud-based systems to be able to provide employees with remote access to their gas detection systems.

Understanding IIoT Batteries and Power Protection at the Edge

  • by Shawn Hatton, Bedrock Automation
  • Feature

Industrial batteries are evolving to meet the demands of the digital world. Lithium-ion technology offers numerous advantages over lead-acid batteries for backing up mission critical applications.
 

Innovative Engineering Solutions Contribute to COVID-19 Medical Protection

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
Many organizations in the manufacturing industry have shifted assets in order to innovate and produce solutions that are contributing to the protection of medical personnel on the front lines of the COVID-19 fight. In this article, we highlight two of these innovative engineering solutions that are keeping these crucial personnel safe