Articles & News on Plant Facility Safety & Security

Universal Robots’ Safety Expert Recognized in '20 Exceptional Women in Robotics and Automation' List by SME

  • News

Roberta Nelson Shea, Universal Robots’ Global Technical Compliance Officer, is celebrated today by SME, the professional association committed to advancing manufacturing.

Advancements in Virtual Support Deliver a Compelling Option for Facilities During and Beyond the Pandemic

  • by Stephen Armstrong
  • Feature

While offices across America have largely pivoted to online platforms for web-based collaborations between colleagues, the industrial sector has also had to contend with how to safely startup and commission process control systems in their facilities which have traditionally required timely on-site interventions and communications with product experts.

Case Study: Chemical Plant Safety System Features Advanced Coriolis Meters

  • by Al Dhanji
  • Case Study

BASF plant increases uptime using entrained gas management and in situ verification. From January 2021 InTech Focus.

Claroty Releases Second Biannual ICS Risk & Vulnerability Report

  • News

Claroty's Biannual ICS Risk & Vulnerability Report identifies critical infrastructure sectors most at risk and increased attention on security of industrial networks.

Emerson Wins 2020 Exida Safety Award

  • News

Exida, the global leader in functional safety, cybersecurity, and alarm management for the process industries, has presented Emerson with the 2020 exida Safety Award for their Fisher Digital Isolation TOV SIS Solution.

Optimally Equipped Vaccination Centers: WERMA Solutions Ensure Maximum Safety

  • News

Signal tower set coordinates access control to vaccination booths, and CO2 traffic light ensures perfect air quality.

Eschbach and CLEARED4 Partner to Increase Employee Safety Measures for Manufacturers

  • News

Shiftconnector® combined with CLEARED4 ensures employee safety and mitigates risk and liability for manufacturing facilities.

Smart Building Opportunities for Printed Sensors

  • by Matthew Dyson
  • Feature

Smart buildings promise automated control of the buildings' operations, along with integrated technology for human-machine interactions. Such functionality requires multiple sensors, to which printed/flexible electronics are very well suited due to their low weight and thin-film form factor.

Electrocomponents Collaborates with Industry specialists to Develop New Method of Inspecting Petrochemical Storage Tanks

  • News

RS Monition and DesignSpark help multidisciplinary consortium, Project nautilUS, to develop sustainable, intrinsically safe robot for tank inspection.

HMS Networks Becomes IEC 62443-4-1-certified for Secure Product Development Lifecycle

  • News

As of October 2020, HMS Networks is certified according to the IEC62443-4-1:2018 standard.