Articles & News on Chemical

Research Reveals Lack of Confidence in Gas Monitoring

  • October 8, 2012
  • News

The research says only 32% of managers are very confident that the gas detectors in their workplace actually work.

Automation profession outperforms economy

  • October 7, 2012
  • Feature

InTech, October 2012 By Rick Zabel While job satisfaction remains high (79.9%), this year’s survey indicates salaries are on the rise—up a respectable 4.4% over last year. This rise is indicative of the noticeable increase in the demand for qualified automation professionals.

All-Fill uses Tolomatic electric actuators for container-lifting

  • September 25, 2012
  • Case Study

While the original pneumatic actuator worked well once set up, adjusting its force and speed to accommodate a different size container was complicated.

M2M Remote Monitoring, Process Performance and Reliable Operations

  • September 19, 2012
  • Case Study, September 2012
By Marlee Rosen
Implementing secure remote maintenance monitoring and real-time diagnostics reporting can contribute to improved device performance and the reduction of maintenance cost.

Market for control valves using actuators to double by 2017

  • September 18, 2012
  • News

IMS Research expects the market for electrically actuated control valves to double in size, exceeding $630 million by 2017.

University of Alberta joins ASM Consortium

  • September 18, 2012
  • News

The Consortium will collaborate with the University to further build knowledge through research related to reducing and mitigating abnormal situations in process industries, particularly in the area of alarm management.

ASM Consortium visits BP site and focuses on procedures

  • September 17, 2012
  • News

The Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) Consortium met in Hull, UK for a quarterly meeting to discuss their latest research and administrative business.

Emerson integrates gauging system and wireless for tank farm automation

  • September 17, 2012
  • Case Study

System installation costs can be reduced up to 50% by wirelessly connecting the tank farm to the control room, with the added benefit of reducing implementation time as much as 60%.

ABB publishes leaflet on new CoriolisMaster mass flowmeters

  • September 14, 2012
  • News

According to the leaflet, the new flowmeters provide unmatched measurement accuracies and easy installation and handling in a compact, space-saving design.

AVEVA to supply software to Organika-Sarzyna

  • September 13, 2012
  • News

Organika-Sarzyna, one of Poland’s largest chemical producers, will use AVEVA NET to provide a data integrity management program for a new MCPA (phenoxy herbicide) production plant installation.