Articles & News on Pharmaceutical

Digital Factory Superstructure Emerging with OPC UA

  • Feature, February 2012
By Bill Lydon, Editor
OPC UA is emerging as a fundamental technology for implementing Digital Factory concepts to increase production efficiency. The concept was reinforced at the ARC Forum in a session titled, Transforming Manufacturing with OPC UA: From Embedded to the Enterprise.

Rockwell Automation Product Philosophy

  • Feature, February 2012
By Bill Lydon
Rockwell Automation firmly believes there are users that only want simple controllers and users that want integrated control and information products. In order to meet these requirements Rockwell has two separate product and software architectures, Connected Components and Logix.

Frost & Sullivan says Control Valve market to grow in Europe

  • News

F&S says the market earned revenues of €496.5 million in 2010 and estimates this to reach €676.3 million in 2017.

Ventyx absorbs Mincom

  • News

Ventyx completed the integration of Mincom and ABB Network Control into one enterprise solutions organization.

Wilbrecht Receives ATEX Certification for Snap Action Switch

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MP300 series switches are now in compliance with ATEX and are approved for zone 22 in potentially explosive dust atmospheres.

McCrometer Adds Live Chat to Web Site

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The online Live Chat system allows customers to communicate directly with flow measurement experts.

FDI Cooperation formed to support fieldbus Device Integration

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FDT Group, Fieldbus Foundation, HART Communication Foundation, PROFIBUS & PROFINET International and OPC Foundation founded the company.

Cyber Espionage comes to SCADA Security

  • Feature, February 2012
By Eric Byres, Tofino Security
Today’s attacks show a different focus – attempts to steal valuable information that can be used to make a counterfeit product, out-bid a rival, or coordinate a short selling campaign against a company’s stock.

Invensys Supports VMWare and Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization Technologies

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With virtualization, users can safely run several operating systems and applications at the same time on a single computer, with each having access to the resources it needs when it needs them.

EGE releases on-line sensor product finder

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Using the product finder, customers can now make a pre-selection according to medium type, medium temperature, sensor material and design, voltage supply, connection type and ATEX category.