Articles & News on Process Automation and Control

Continued Evolution for Process Automation

  • by Bill Lydon, Automation.com
  • 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Industrial Digital Transformation Made Easy with MQTT

  • by Arlen Nipper
  • Opinion

By Arlen Nipper
This article will look at the problems with proprietary manufacturing protocols and discuss how the open-standard MQTT can enable Digital Transformation.

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.
 

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.