Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Modernization Program with Broader Analysis of Existing Systems

  • Feature, November 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Invensys Foxboro describes their Modernization Program as taking a holistic approach based on business requirements with four major goals - Reduce risk of failures, operational improvements, new & existing systems integration, and securing automation systems from cyber-attack.

Endress+Hauser Introduces Operations App

  • News

The free app provides mobile access to information about Endress+Hauser instruments, such as operating instructions and technical details, from a smart phone and other mobile devices.

Research Reveals Lack of Confidence in Gas Monitoring

  • News

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

Automation profession outperforms economy

  • 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.

Medical device manufacturers address compliance mandates with PLM

  • Case Study

By Eric Marks
Over the last several years medical device companies have been hit with injunctions, undergone product recalls, or found themselves operating under FDA consent decrees. PLM can help.

ABB signs Zenith Technologies as systems integrator for Asia

  • News

Zenith Technologies is an engineering company which focuses exclusively on the life science industry.

All-Fill uses Tolomatic electric actuators for container-lifting

  • 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.

Market for control valves using actuators to double by 2017

  • News

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

ASM Consortium visits BP site and focuses on procedures

  • News

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

Xenon and Triad Electric & Control team to offer services nationwide

  • News

Joint, turn-key services include a wide range of consulting, design, installation and engineering for fully integrated analyzer systems, process and equipment control systems, and industrial automation systems.