Articles & News on Chemical

MESA International and WBF want to Merge

  • May 23, 2012
  • News

MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association)and WBF (The Organization for Production Technology) entered into an agreement to merge the two organizations.

Honeywell names Darius Adamczyk president of Honeywell Process Solutions

  • May 15, 2012
  • News

Darius Adamczyk replaces Norm Gilsdorf who was named President of High Growth Regions for Russia, Central Asia, and the Middle East.

Market Levels Rising in the Process Level Measurement & Inventory Tank Gauging Segments

  • May 11, 2012
  • Feature, May 2012
By J Timothy Shea, Senior Analyst
Due to expected increasing demand for level measurement and inventory tank gauging technologies as tools to help companies to continue to improve operational efficiencies, increase productivity, gain greater control over inventories and enhanced accuracy, VDC is forecasting a 5.2% CAGR through 2016.

Honeywell opens training center in Turkey

  • May 8, 2012
  • News

The training center in Istanbul will serve both Turkey and its neighboring countries, acting as a training hub for the region and offering an extensive range of Honeywell training courses.

Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation Open Training Unit in Philadelphia

  • May 7, 2012
  • News

The Process Training Unit features Endress+Hauser instruments and Rockwell Automation PlantPAx process automation system for educating field technicians, engineers and sales personnel.

Yokogawa Appoints Ian Verhappen Managing Director of Canadian Business

  • May 7, 2012
  • News

Verhappen will be responsible for overseeing all Yokogawa business operations in Canada.

Robinson tests ABB energy harvesting wireless temperature transmitter

  • May 2, 2012
  • Case Study

A manufacturer of speciality chemicals in the UK, Robinson Brothers is conducting a trial of the transmitter on a steam main supplying its chemical manufacturing plant.

ABB to upgrade automation at Styron

  • May 1, 2012
  • News

ABB will update Styron facilities on a global basis with System 800xA process automation control and safety instrumented systems.

Automation Cartoons - May 2, 2012

  • by Otto Mation
  • May 1, 2012
  • Opinion

Otto suggests implementation of unifying recipe management system for plants.

Unifying Recipe Management

  • April 30, 2012
  • Feature, April 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
The Pharmaceutical Automation Roundtable group described the overall goal and vision of unified recipe management is to increase manufacturing productivity and accomplish zero day production releases. How far have they come?