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Emerson and MHPS Collaborate on Power Industry Digital Transformation

Emerson and MHPS Collaborate on Power Industry Digital Transformation


Companies to develop solutions that drive operational excellence and create cleaner, more reliable power for consumers.

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Sensor Technology helps ALARIS Medical Systems enhance pump drive design

Sensor Technology helps ALARIS Medical Systems enhance pump drive design


Sensor Technology has harnessed the phenomenon of SAW or Raleigh waves, which were first observed over 100 years ago and which form a major part of the destructive force of an earthquake.

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Siemens helps carbon manufacturer modernize DCS

Siemens helps carbon manufacturer modernize DCS


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.
 

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Emerson and MHPS Collaborate on Power Industry Digital Transformation

Companies to develop solutions that drive operational excellence and create cleaner, more reliable power for consumers.

Sensor Technology helps ALARIS Medical Systems enhance pump drive design

Sensor Technology has harnessed the phenomenon of SAW or Raleigh waves, which were first observed over 100 years ago and which form a major part of the destructive force of an earthquake.

Siemens helps carbon manufacturer modernize DCS

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.
 

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

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.

Emerson helps Oklahoma Gas and Electric automate power plant

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

Inductive Automation helps Madison-Kipp Corporation enhance efficiency

Madison-Kipp Corporation (MKC), based in Madison, Wisconsin, makes precision machined aluminum die castings and subassemblies for the transportation, lawn & garden, and industrial markets. When it wanted to bring down costs and raise efficiency, MKC implemented Ignition by Inductive Automation

How Hydrogen Fuel Cells are Transforming Industry

A fuel cell is a device that converts energy stored in molecules into electrical energy. Using hydrogen (H2) and oxygen (O2) as power, the fuel cell produces water, electricity and heat without creating any emissions other than water vapour. This article explains the possibilities of hydrogen fuel cells.

Global Market Insights Report: SCADA Market Revenue to Surpass USD $50B by 2026

The SCADA market growth is attributed to the increasing adoption of automation technologies by oil & gas, utility, and manufacturing industries.

Rockwell Automation helps City of Tacoma upgrade DCS to enhance visibility in wastewater treatment

The city collaborated with Carollo Engineers, an environmental engineering firm that specializes in the planning, design and construction of water and wastewater facilities, to help with the technology selection process. The team evaluated different solutions’ capabilities, support services, and more. The PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS) from Rockwell Automation came out on top.

Open Systems International to enhance energy management for Tucson power company

This will replace TEP’s legacy EMS system in mid-2021. TEP has previously contracted with OSI to implement OSI’s Advanced Distribution Management System with Outage Management capabilities for control of their distribution networks.

The Robots Are Coming: Are your employees ready?

Endless examples of robot uprisings and plots for world domination haven’t assisted the technology’s efforts to be welcomed by humans in the workplace. This article discusses three crucial steps to alleviating human resistance to robot deployment.

Taking an Incremental, Multi-Stage Approach When Upgrading Aging DCS Systems

By Stephen Armstrong, Freelance Industrial Writer With some DCS systems now decades old, system users often know they need to upgrade but find the task daunting given the cost and potential for disruption of operations while the new system is brought online.

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