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Yokogawa Electric announces strategic alliance framework with SABIC

Yokogawa Electric announces strategic alliance framework with SABIC


Under this alliance agreement, Yokogawa will promote localization in Saudi Arabia, and its integrated control systems and safety instrumented systems will be preferentially selected for plants operated by SABIC in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.

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What’s That in SCADA Claus’ Sack?

What’s That in SCADA Claus’ Sack?


By Sean Robinson, Novotek UK and Ireland As with most manufacturers, much of the success comes from choosing the right tools for the job. So, what will be on your industrial wish list this Christmas?

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ARC Advisory Group Report: ABB leads DCS market for 20th consecutive year

ARC Advisory Group Report: ABB leads DCS market for 20th consecutive year


According to the report, ABB’s presence in many end-user industries was a major factor in this success. The DCS market saw its main growth in oil & gas, chemicals and refining, where also ABB has a strong footprint.

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Yokogawa Electric announces strategic alliance framework with SABIC

Under this alliance agreement, Yokogawa will promote localization in Saudi Arabia, and its integrated control systems and safety instrumented systems will be preferentially selected for plants operated by SABIC in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.

What’s That in SCADA Claus’ Sack?

By Sean Robinson, Novotek UK and Ireland As with most manufacturers, much of the success comes from choosing the right tools for the job. So, what will be on your industrial wish list this Christmas?

ARC Advisory Group Report: ABB leads DCS market for 20th consecutive year

According to the report, ABB’s presence in many end-user industries was a major factor in this success. The DCS market saw its main growth in oil & gas, chemicals and refining, where also ABB has a strong footprint.

exida announces Honeywell's ControlEdge PLC as winner of 2019 Exida Cyber Award

The ControlEdge Safety PLC was chosen as the winner in the Embedded Device category due to many problem-solving capabilities while demonstrating security and resilience.

PLC Programming Preference Survey: Insights & User Comments

The PLCopen organization and Automation.com conducted a joint survey of PLC programming preferences. Here are some of the results to inform you of current trends in PLC programming and users thoughts on vendors.

ODVA announces integration of IO-Link devices into The EtherNet/IP Specification

IO-Link to CIP connectivity works to reduce engineering effort and ease the acquisition of data and information, leading to a connected plant that is better able to meet the demands that IT/OT convergence are bringing to the factory floor. IO-Link devices can now be recognized within EtherNet/IP without the end user having the burden of data conversion.

Honeywell to build Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) for BP offshore platform off Trinidad

As the project’s main automation contractor (MAC), Honeywell will deliver all systems, detailed engineering and lead procurement for the integrated control and safety system. The solution will be based on Honeywell’s flagship control system, the Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS)

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