Articles & News on Instruments & Sensors

Yokogawa Electric selected by ExxonMobil to establish Open Process Automation Test Bed

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ExxonMobil and Yokogawa are members of The Open Group Open Process Automation Forum (OPAF), an international forum of end users, system integrators, suppliers, academia, and standards organizations who are working together to develop the specifications for utilizing OPA technology in next generation process control systems.

Quantum Water Services announces start of operations focusing on wastewater in oil & gas industry

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The company looks to capitalize on this large and growing market focusing on comprehensive wastewater treatment generated during the on-shore production of oil and gas from either conventional or frac-drilled wells.

OMRON announces Andy Zosel as President & CEO of OMRON Microscan

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Since the acquisition of Microscan Systems, OMRON has invested in the development of new products and integrating code readers with OMRON's automation technology.

Process industry veteran Walter Steward passes away at 80

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A 35-year veteran of the industrial process instrumentation and controls market, Walter joined YCA while the company was still in NYC in the late 70s. He was part of the small team that coordinated the move and building of the Newnan, GA USA headquarters and manufacturing facility.

Cooling Tower Optimization

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By Darcy Simonis, ABB Food and beverage production requires a large range of temperatures. This means that plants must have effective cooling systems to deal with the excess heat. Removing the excess heat from the system requires a cooling tower, however, traditional designs require frequent maintenance

Air Products and Chemicals wins 2019 Customer Excellence Award from Siemens

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Air Products and Chemicals Inc. provides atmospheric and process gases to a variety of manufacturers, as well as sell related equipment that manufacturers to create their own gases onsite.

InProcess Instruments announces partnership with Chromatotec Group

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This agreement is reinforcing their collaboration initiated in 2012 on worldwide sales, maintenance and service provision of online GC-MS equipment with IPI MS integrated as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) by Chromatotec.

Dow Performance Silicones earns 2019 Customer Excellence Award from Siemens

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At an executive level meeting called in 2017 between Siemens and Dow, the companies mutually agreed to initiate a special program called “PCS 7 health check.” The main objective was to optimize system reliability.

A Superhero’s Toolkit: The Engine Behind Automation

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By Jack Wilson, Optimum Consultancy Services Even superheroes have toolkits that can make or break their ability to power automation for large complex processes. This article covers a few of those tools.

Sager Electronics announces acquisition of Technical Power Systems

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Sager Electronics, a North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems