Articles & News on Continuous & Batch Processing

Sandvik helps Swedish school enhance sustainable energy efforts

  • Case Study

Sandvik has installed 330 solar photovoltaic (PV) panels onto the roof of the Göranssonska 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 Weidmüller 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.

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.

Beckhoff helps LSP Technologies increase flexibility in laser peening system

  • Case Study

To meet challenges, LSPT sought technologies that were reliable, accurate and fast. The system’s complex requirements made Beckhoff Automation a fit for LSPT.

What's Fueling Our Data? Improving energy efficiency in data centers

  • by Simone Bruckner
  • Opinion

By Simone Bruckner
With global data traffic more than doubling every four years, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of data centres is coming under scrutiny. 

Electromate earns recognition as 28th Best Workplace in Canada

  • News

This list, and related stories, appeared in a Special National Report on Friday April 17, 2020 in Canada’s National Newspaper, The Globe and Mail.

Wurth Elektronik announces task force for medical device manufacturing

  • News

As a European supplier of electronic components, the Waldenburg based company thus wants to ensure that the production of urgently needed medical technology can be further expanded worldwide.

Rockwell Automation boosts TAE Technologies' efforts for nuclear fusion energy

  • News

While designing upgrades to the vacuum, the TAE Technologies team determined simulation wasn’t necessary, although they did need an understanding of the system limits to know what’s possible. They chose a solution they’re familiar with and turned to their partners at Rockwell Automation.
 

ICONICS announces free use of CFSWorX Connected Field Worker and Remote Expert collaboration product for 2020

  • News

This is to help companies address the growing workforce and supply chain disruption created by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.  

Swagelok announces donation of 20000 N95 respirator masks to hospitals in Ohio and Pennsylvania

  • News

The company had previously purchased the masks in support of its operations in Changshu, China, which was subject to a government-mandated shutdown in January as a precaution to slow the spread of the virus.

Rotork actuators enhance water flow for New York City fireboats

  • Case Study

The IQ part-turn actuators provided are used on two fireboats, ‘Firefighter 2’ and ‘Firefighter 343’. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles on deck, meaning that they are vital in the event of an emergency.

AMETEK Surface Vision helps Spanish steel manufacturer enhance inspection system

  • Case Study

To meet customer quality expectations, ARANIA was looking to implement an automated inspection system, with the goal of assuring its customers in the automotive industry that the delivered material met top quality requirements.

Epson Robots announces Air Automation Engineering as an Authorized Service Center

  • News

The partnership establishes AAE as an official Authorized Epson Service Center and will expand beyond selling Epson Robots, automation products and integrated solutions to include maintenance and repair of the installed base of Epson robots.