Case Studies & Application Stories 

True Innovation and the Advantages of Experience
November 10, 2017

True Innovation and the Advantages of Experience

By Graham McGregor, Siemens Industry
All the flashy bells and whistles in the world can’t make up for knowledge gained through experience. And in the world of industrial automation, nowhere is this more applicable than in the battle for the world’s best level measurement technologies.

Paul Wurth Group turns to Prediktor's Apis Software to enhance data management
November 08, 2017

Paul Wurth Group turns to Prediktor's Apis Software to enhance data management

The overall objective of the delivery is to provide Paul Wurth with an advanced real-time data management and historian solution based on Apis.

NEXCOM's Control Panel PC Solution Converts Legacy PLC and HMI to Build IoT-Enabled Machines
November 02, 2017

NEXCOM's Control Panel PC Solution Converts Legacy PLC and HMI to Build IoT-Enabled Machines

NEXCOM's Control Panel PC Solution facilitates control and adaptability of tube cutting machines to handle stainless steel tubes improving speed, quality, and productivity for the manufacturer.

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Siemens supplies electrical equipment for underground copper mine in Mongolia
November 02, 2017

Siemens supplies electrical equipment for underground copper mine in Mongolia

The delivery comprises the new conveyor system with gearless and conventional drives from thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions. The system extends the existing opencast mining facility and is expected to bring 95,000 tons of copper ore to the surface per day.

Honeywell helps SECCO enhance operator training simulator system
October 20, 2017

Honeywell helps SECCO enhance operator training simulator system

SECCO plans to use part of the suite known as Honeywell Connected Plant UniSim Operations, which is a cloud-deployed learning solution that enables access to simulation-based operator training.

Kistler transducers help Jaguar Land Rover enhance wheel measurements
October 19, 2017

Kistler transducers help Jaguar Land Rover enhance wheel measurements

The method adopted by Jaguar Land Rover uses Kistler RoaDyn Wheel Force Transducers for measuring the three forces and three moments of a rotating wheel under real world operating conditions

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.