Articles & News on Process Automation and Control

Emerson to Modernize TVA Power Plant for Reliable, Clean Energy

  • News

Digital transformation technologies expertise from Emerson to support TVA’s goal of ensuring long-term, responsive power delivery from its fleet.

Digitaltest Announces Partnership with JOT Automation

  • News

Digitaltest has announced a partnership with JOT Automation to bring innovative solutions to the markets for new level of performance to create new revenue streams and improve customer experience.

OPC Foundation’s Field Level Communications Initiative Reaches Significant Milestone

  • News

OPC Foundation announces today that its Field Level Communications Initiative has accomplished a significant milestone in the ongoing project by completing their initial release candidate with the focus on the Controller-to-Controller (C2C) use case.

Honeywell Completes Remote Control System Migration for Hungarian Pharmaceutical Manufacturer

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Project team remotely and efficiently migrated Richter Gedeon’s process control system using limited onsite staffing and resources.

Manufacturing Output: China And US to Lead The Way In Accelerated Global Recovery From COVID-19 Shock

  • by Adrian Lloyd
  • Feature

As pharmaceuticals companies Pfizer and Moderna give us cause for optimism on the vaccine front, our research shows that earlier estimations of the damage caused to manufacturing output in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic have seen positive adjustments, and that recovery is therefore going to be faster. So, we have what is potentially good news on two fronts.   

Controlling Temperature in the Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines

  • News

Concerning COVID-19 vaccine storage and distribution, perhaps the most significant challenge exists in temperature control, as some COVID-19 vaccine candidates will require ultra-low temperature (ULT), typically ranging from -86 to -45°C.

Case Study: Automating Production at the World’s First Facility Making Omega-3 Oil from Marine Algae

  • Case Study

Maintaining existing output at the facility while upgrading systems and processes was necessary to meet strict quality and production standards.

Applied Manufacturing Technologies Hires Business Development Managers George Toldy & Stephen McLaren

  • News

AMT hires George Toldy, Jr., MBA and Stephen D. McLaren to support increase in demand for the company’s engineering services, turnkey automated systems, and control system integration solutions.

DOE Smart Manufacturing Institute Announces New Project Call to Address Manufacturing Challenges

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The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) announced up to $4 million in new funding to improve energy-intensive manufacturing processes and strengthen America's manufacturing sector.

Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Joins OnRobot and Hirebotics CEOs to Discuss the Future of Manufacturing

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In a virtual panel hosted by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3), robotics thought leaders gather Nov. 19 to discuss benefits of collaborative robotics applications, offering insights and advice for manufacturers implementing this fast-growing segment of automation.