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SABIC turns to Yokogawa TDLS analyzers to enhance safety function and production
October 11, 2017

SABIC turns to Yokogawa TDLS analyzers to enhance safety function and production

By Jon Moscovic, Lead Reliability Engineer, SABIC
SABIC’s situation proved to be harder than most typical applications due to a mix of specific conditions. For many years operators struggled while working with paramagnetic and electrochemical cell sensors.

Beckwood partners with Siemens to produce automated hydraulic press
October 10, 2017

Beckwood partners with Siemens to produce automated hydraulic press

The company was seeking a turnkey package consisting of two 1400-ton hydraulic presses and two automated stamping die handling systems to load and unload the presses more efficiently than the conventional forklift and manual labor-intensive system this customer was currently utilizing.

Siemens' SIRIUS 3RR Monitoring Relays helps EcoClean avoid downtime
October 05, 2017

Siemens' SIRIUS 3RR Monitoring Relays helps EcoClean avoid downtime

The main symptom of EcoClean's heating problem was excessive heating times. Due to the heaters consisting of several heating elements, the issue might have been a blown fuse or an open element pulling less current than it should.

Emerson helps Karma Culture create refrigeration-free probiotic beverages
October 02, 2017

Emerson helps Karma Culture create refrigeration-free probiotic beverages

Today, the KarmaCap manufacturing process features automated production using Emerson’s Branson SW300 servo-driven spin welders to produce caps that are free from the issues associated with snap-fit seals –improving production efficiency and eliminating nearly all rejects.

Emerson helps enhance process controls at Turkish power plant
September 21, 2017

Emerson helps enhance process controls at Turkish power plant

Replacing the aging controls with a unified Ovation platform is expected to improve the reliability of the plant, which supplies electricity to western Istanbul. The contract was awarded by TEMSAN, the government-owned organization leading the project.

ABB helps German energy supplier enhance fast charging solutions
September 21, 2017

ABB helps German energy supplier enhance fast charging solutions

ABB has been investing in electromobility since the turn of the century. Since 2010, the group has been offering rapid charging solutions. More than 5,000 networked systems for passenger cars and commercial vehicles have been installed worldwide.

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Schneider Electric helps Showa Shell Sekiyu enhance supply chain management
September 21, 2017

Schneider Electric helps Showa Shell Sekiyu enhance supply chain management

Scope of the deployment includes asset management, planning, scheduling, network supply and distribution optimization, and High-Performance Computing (HPC) modules.

CP Automation and Rockwell Automation partner to help alleviate drought in Namibia
September 20, 2017

CP Automation and Rockwell Automation partner to help alleviate drought in Namibia

Eco Projects was undertaking a 17 month project in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, to alleviate a critical water shortage. Using boreholes, a deep, narrow hole made in the ground to locate water, the client pumped water to various reservoirs. This is to provide an accessible store of water for Windhoek.

Bedrock Automation helps City of Lynchburg, Virginia enhance control of wastewater treatment operations
September 19, 2017

Bedrock Automation helps City of Lynchburg, Virginia enhance control of wastewater treatment operations

The City implemented Bedrock to control both de-chlorination and storm water remediation operations, and is planning other integration and control applications as part of its ongoing modernization program.

NI works with Innovari to enhance efficiency in grid operations
September 19, 2017

NI works with Innovari to enhance efficiency in grid operations

Innovari’s Interactive Energy Platform (IEP) uses artificial intelligence, “big data” analytics, proprietary optimization routines and grid-edge hardware built on NI technology to deliver capacity and address grid demand.

Prosys OPC helps Krüger enable data integration in STAR Utility Solution
September 18, 2017

Prosys OPC helps Krüger enable data integration in STAR Utility Solution

Krüger A/S provides with its STAR Utility Solution online control solutions that continuously optimize and stabilize the operation of the entire system for water and waste water. Prosys OPC developed for Krüger A/S a scalable, cloud-based solution for the data integration needs in their STAR Utility Solution platform.

Lighthouse helps Mexican solar energy company enable smart manufacturing
September 15, 2017

Lighthouse helps Mexican solar energy company enable smart manufacturing

The opportunity for change came with the build of a brand new factory in Ensanada, Mexico. The manufacturing system combining smart equipment, improved processes, high degree of plant automation and MES software delivered on traceability and compliance requirements as well as on efficiencies.

ABB installs fast-charging station for electric vehicles at Prague supermarket
September 14, 2017

ABB installs fast-charging station for electric vehicles at Prague supermarket

This type of charging station has been installed at Lidl stores all over Europe. There are currently more than 100 charging stations in operation in Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, Slovakia, Poland, France, Switzerland, Spain and Hungary.

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ABB helps Indian railroad stations enhance energy efficiency
September 13, 2017

ABB helps Indian railroad stations enhance energy efficiency

The 750 stations are located in the busy northern Indian part of the network, one of the most used railway corridors in the world. ABB recently reached a milestone of 5 GW of solar inverters installed, supplying some 40 percent of India's solar power at approximately 13 GW.

MBConnect helps enable data monitoring in marine industries
September 12, 2017

MBConnect helps enable data monitoring in marine industries

PonInsight.com is a complete new system that uses the MB connect line router for data collection and buffering. The buffered data is send inshore when an internet connection is available.

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Menzel pump drives help facilitate Egyptian water pump station
September 12, 2017

Menzel pump drives help facilitate Egyptian water pump station

The Egyptian Construction Authority for Potable Water and Wastewater (CAPW) recently sourced four custom-made pump drives from special motor manufacturer Menzel Elektromotoren for installation in a water pump station in Cairo.

Rockwell Automation helps pharmaceutical company integrate upgraded automation systems
September 08, 2017

Rockwell Automation helps pharmaceutical company integrate upgraded automation systems

One biopharmaceutical giant recently needed to address obsolescence in two of its purification skids, and saw it as an opportunity to make some additional operational improvements in the process.

Honeywell helps Kuwaiti paraxylene complex improve connectivity
September 07, 2017

Honeywell helps Kuwaiti paraxylene complex improve connectivity

Kuwait Paraxylene Production Co. (KPPC) will use two Honeywell Connected Plant services to improve the performance of its CCR Platforming and aromatics complex, which produces paraxylene for plastic fibers and films, at its Shuaiba petrochemical facility in Safat, Kuwait.

Bedrock Automation delivers automation control system for Houston oil and gas processor
September 06, 2017

Bedrock Automation delivers automation control system for Houston oil and gas processor

The Bedrock system will coordinate flow of product from partners, through the Pinnacle processing facilities and onto refiners and shippers. Pinnacle chose Bedrock system for its scalability, ease of engineering, ruggedness, cost efficiencies and intrinsic cyber security.

Regal Beloit enhances Sierra Nevada Brewery water efficiency with dry running conveyer system
September 05, 2017

Regal Beloit enhances Sierra Nevada Brewery water efficiency with dry running conveyer system

Sierra Nevada Brewery, located in Chico, Calif., retrofitted their keg line 16 months ago and has already saved approximately 1 million gallons of water through the use of the System Plast NG Evo dry-running technology, which runs without lubrication or water.