Articles & News on Distributed Control System

DCS for Power Generation Market Growth Hindered by Shift to Renewables and Reduced Power Demand

  • May 3, 2021
  • News

New ARC Advisory Group research on the global Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for Power Generation market reveals that global reductions in coal fired generation capacity continue to hinder growth.

Tenova Chooses ABB Automation and Drives Systems for New Tinning Line Plant in Southeast Asia

  • January 26, 2021
  • News

ABB contract success in the Philippines metals industry continues to pave the way for productive cooperation with Tenova in the region

Automation Pioneer ABB Confirmed as #1 DCS Market Leader

  • December 17, 2020
  • News

Customer focus, digital innovation and remote services were drivers for ABB’s leadership position in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) for the 21st consecutive year, according to analyst.

Object Oriented Industrial Programming (OOIP) Part 3: Interfaces and Methods

  • by Gary L. Pratt, P.E.
  • November 9, 2020
  • Feature

Your plant or equipment is assembled from objects–your control should be, too. New tools deliver the productivity of OOP without the complexity.

NAES Combustion Turbine Purge Credit Retrofit Reduces Power Plant Hot Startup Time by 30%

  • October 27, 2020
  • News

Emerson executes turnkey project that enables gas-fired plant to generate additional revenue, reduce costs.

Emerson’s Digital Transformation Technologies Support Safe Operations for New Caspian Sea Platform

  • October 20, 2020
  • News

Company’s software and project expertise enables expedited timeline and on-time start for new BP-operated platform.

Emerson Extends OEM Program to Life Sciences to Accelerate Industry’s Digital Transformation

  • September 2, 2020
  • News

Collaboration with leading OEMs will reduce cost and time to bring therapies to marke.

Emerson and MHPS Collaborate on Power Industry Digital Transformation

  • August 3, 2020
  • News

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

  • July 13, 2020
  • Case Study

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

  • July 8, 2020
  • 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.