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NuTec Tooling announces 2017 Industrial Automation Impact Survey
November 09, 2017

NuTec Tooling announces 2017 Industrial Automation Impact Survey

The survey is intended for managers and operators to benchmark the extent to which automation has influenced production, purchasing habits, cost controls, and future strategies.

Ocean Data Systems releases Dream Report version 4.81
November 08, 2017

Ocean Data Systems releases Dream Report version 4.81

Dream Report version 4.81, technically a maintenance release, is available to all 4.8 customers. Along with an array of Customer Software Change Requests (SCRs), this release delivers on a theme of Productivity.

GE releases Digital Industrial Evolution Index research
October 30, 2017

GE releases Digital Industrial Evolution Index research

According to the study, optimism among industry executives for the potential of the Industrial Internet is striking. Eighty percent believe the IIoT could be transformational to their companies and industries. At the same time, only 8 percent of those executives say digital transformation is ingrained in their businesses, and 10 percent do not have a digital transformation plan in place.

Advancing Automation: Process Instruments Insights, Volume IV
October 26, 2017

Advancing Automation: Process Instruments Insights, Volume IV

Edge connectivity, IIoT, and the rise of data has quickly evolved the capabilities of today’s process tools and instrumentation, all designed to make life easier for process engineers. This ebook discusses the evolution from analog to digital in manufacturing process control, how data management technologies are easing maintenance efforts, and Measurement enhancements through new-age flowmeters.

ISA announces fourth edition release of The Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control
October 25, 2017

ISA announces fourth edition release of The Condensed Handbook of Measurement and Control

The revised edition is designed to make it easier to select and implement measurement and control devices for process automation applications. Readers will gain practical, knowledge-based answers to questions pertaining to ISA symbology, instrument and control valve selection criteria, conversion guidelines, maintenance, calibration, decision-making and consulting.

Webinar: Sustainable Panel Design with New Technologies
October 20, 2017

Webinar: Sustainable Panel Design with New Technologies

Join us for this free session, on Thursday, Nov 2, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT, which will explore efficient and sustainable panel design. We will discuss new technologies such as flat-rear systems and intelligent connectivity and their impact on overall panel size and installation.

October 20, 2017

Roboteq introduces RoboAGVSim free AGV design simulator

A Magnetic track guided AGV can be built with just two Roboteq components: An MGS1600 magnetic guide sensor and any Roboteq Dual Channel motor controller. The sensor measures the distance to the center of the track. Using its built-in programming language, the motor controller takes this data and computes the power to apply to the left and right motor needed for the robot to stay on track.

Sciemetric Instruments announces free Leak Test Workshop
October 11, 2017

Sciemetric Instruments announces free Leak Test Workshop

Through demonstrations, presentations and one-on-one discussion with leak test experts, the Nov. 8 Leak Test Workshop will give practical information and ideas that attendees can take back to their factories and implement for a better, faster and more reliable leak test.

ISA publishes new book: Process Analyzer Systems Project Engineering and Management
October 11, 2017

ISA publishes new book: Process Analyzer Systems Project Engineering and Management

Process Analyzer Systems Project Engineering and Management by Gary Nichols, PE, CAP®, includes specific recommendations for defining hardware and documentation deliverables, adhering to procurement policy, working with team members in other disciplines and in the supply chain, and communicating among project teams.

NI announces release of NI Trend Watch 2018
October 04, 2017

NI announces release of NI Trend Watch 2018

The report examines the technological advances propelling our future faster than ever before along with some of the biggest challenges engineers face looking ahead to 2018.

Eaton announces VFD online training program
September 29, 2017

Eaton announces VFD online training program

Created by Eaton experts in VFD technology and application, the program supplements basic product understanding through self-guided and instructor-led training and includes commissioning classes.

Fluke announces Fluke Digital Multimeter online course
September 22, 2017

Fluke announces Fluke Digital Multimeter online course

The Fluke Digital Multimeter online course uses narration, video, interactive activities, and illustration to familiarize participants with DMM basic operations, common applications and some of the more advanced modes.

ProComSol releases DevCom.iOS HART Communicator App for iOS
September 21, 2017

ProComSol releases DevCom.iOS HART Communicator App for iOS

The App uses the Device Descriptor (DD) for the connected HART device so the user has full access to every Parameter and Method in the device.

PCB Piezotronics announces launch of University Laboratory Programs
September 21, 2017

PCB Piezotronics announces launch of University Laboratory Programs

Each program bundles sensors and accessories, laboratory experiments, classroom lecture, and technical poster for use in academic classrooms and laboratories.

ISA releases technical report on capturing and transmitting knowledge in continuous process automation
September 21, 2017

ISA releases technical report on capturing and transmitting knowledge in continuous process automation

The work of the ISA106 standards committee, Procedure Automation for Continuous Process Operations, is intended to provide a framework for building some of that knowledge into automated procedures.

ISA announces release of Safety Instrumented System Design: Techniques and Design Verification book
September 14, 2017

ISA announces release of Safety Instrumented System Design: Techniques and Design Verification book

Starting with a description of the entire SLC process, the authors illustrate the advantages and importance of performance-based design, from conceptual design to design verification.

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Phoenix Contact announces series of PROFINET one-day training workshops
September 11, 2017

Phoenix Contact announces series of PROFINET one-day training workshops

Phoenix Contact, Renesas, and Siemens will host several one-day training workshops where attendees will have the opportunity to create a PROFINET device in less than three hours with the Renesas TPS-1

Wood Group releases ProGHG greenhouse gas reporting application
September 06, 2017

Wood Group releases ProGHG greenhouse gas reporting application

ProGHG has been developed by Wood Group’s specialist technical solutions business in Houston, and provides an enterprise-level application that automates data collection, integration and validation, and emission calculations up to automated reporting.

SoftDEL launches BACnet Stack with Protocol Revision 18
August 30, 2017

SoftDEL launches BACnet Stack with Protocol Revision 18

SoftDEL expands its BACnet stack portfolio by making a state-of-the-art BACnet stack with protocol revision 18 available to OEMs within building automation ecosystem.

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Opto 22 announces OptoPartners IoT Certification program
August 21, 2017

Opto 22 announces OptoPartners IoT Certification program

This program is designed to address a specific need as Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Industry 4.0 applications and projects proliferate.