Articles & News on Continuous & Batch Processing

Siemens helps carbon manufacturer modernize DCS

  • Case Study

Birla Carbon has relied for many years on a distributed control system to optimize the production of carbon black powder. When it came time to modernize their DCS, they implemented an IO migration strategy to minimize plant down­time and hardware replacement costs.

Mitsubishi Electric announces three additions to executive team

  • News

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has named Milton Coleman as its new Vice President of Sales, Katsutoshi Urabe as Sr. Vice President of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development, and Ken Innami as Vice President of Business Development.

Neonode announces partnership with HY-LINE Computer Components

  • News

HY-LINE Computer Components GmbH, an independent company within HY-LINE Group, is an experienced technology partner and applications specialist in the fields of display technology, embedded computing, and signal management and transfer.

Baumer helps Arla Foods analyze energy consumption using flow sensors

  • Case Study

Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has, for the first time, created transparency over the energy consumed in cottage cheese production at its Falkenberg location. This involves the use of the Baumer Flex-Flow sensor, which is able to measure the temperature of the medium as well as the flow rate.

Continued Evolution for Process Automation

  • by Bill Lydon,
  • Feature

By Bill Lydon
The Process Automation industry has been heavily impacted by the influx of new technologies and, as we enter the next decade, several organizations are providing roadmaps in order to help process automation companies enable the best practices to leverage these technologies and drive competitiveness and productivity forward.

AMETEK helps Ternium enhance steel inspection process

  • Case Study

Ternium S.A., a steel manufacturer in the Americas, wanted to find a way to minimize these breakages, safeguarding the mechanical integrity of the mill and ensuring maximum process continuity.

EPLAN's Cogineer helps Hanseatic Power Solutions automate control cabinet engineering

  • Case Study

Hanseatic Power Solutions GmbH (HPS) automated its control cabinet engineering in several steps and has just implemented EPLAN Cogineer. The company has now used a "before and after" comparison to record actual time savings. Electrical planning alone now takes only 20% of the original time.

Sandvik helps Swedish school enhance sustainable energy efforts

  • Case Study

Sandvik has installed 330 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels onto the roof of the G├Âranssonska Technical High School in Sandviken, Sweden.

HARTING and seven other manufacturers establish M12 standard for push-pull locking mechanism

  • News

Phoenix Contact, HARTING, Molex, Murrelektronik, Binder, CONEC, ESCHA and Weidm├╝ller have come together to establish a standard for the push-pull locking mechanism of M12 connectors on the market. Together, they are pursuing the one goal of ensuring compatibility across manufacturers.

ABB helps Italian company power water purification plant

  • Case Study

The purification plant will treat wastewater from 26 municipalities across two provinces, servicing the needs of more than 90,000 inhabitants.