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ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility
October 29, 2018

ABB to enhance process and power management for Philippines petrochemical facility

The scope of supply includes 69kV high voltage air-insulated switchgear, UniGear medium-voltage switchgear, MNS low-voltage switchgear, power and distribution transformers, a capacitor bank, soft starter, IS-limiters and a process power management system.

Honeywell to help Chinese chemical company enhance process production capability
May 29, 2018

Honeywell to help Chinese chemical company enhance process production capability

Honeywell will provide licensing, the process design package, proprietary and non-proprietary equipment, on-site operator training, technical services for startup and continuing operation, and key catalysts and adsorbents for the project.

Honeywell and Equate announce cooperation to develop petrochemical technologies
February 26, 2018

Honeywell and Equate announce cooperation to develop petrochemical technologies

As part of the MOU, EQUATE will test Honeywell technologies, including the latest additions to the Honeywell Connected Plant portfolio, as well as assess EQUATE’s requirements and ideas at Honeywell facilities.

Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of Blue Ocean Nova
November 08, 2017

Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of Blue Ocean Nova

The Group has acquired Blue Ocean Nova AG, a manufacturer of innovative inline spectrometers for monitoring quality-relevant process parameters. The company’s 15 employees located in Aalen, Germany will be retained.

Endress + Hauser announces investment in new French facility
September 29, 2017

Endress + Hauser announces investment in new French facility

Endress+Hauser has invested 4.9 million euros in a new building in Lyon. As well as 25 sales and service employees from Endress+Hauser, nine employees from the European headquarters of Kaiser Optical Systems will move into the new facility.

Yokogawa announces acquisition of TechInvent2 AS
August 01, 2017

Yokogawa announces acquisition of TechInvent2 AS

The Norwegian enterprise holds the rights to FluidCom, a chemical injection metering valve (CIMV). FluidCom prevents blockages and corrosion in oil wells, pipelines, and other facilities and employs a patented technology for thermal control.

MCAA Market Forecast Projects Industry to be worth $14 Billion by 2021
June 19, 2017

MCAA Market Forecast Projects Industry to be worth $14 Billion by 2021

The 2016 Process Instrumentation and Automation market in the United States, valued at $11.7 Billion, is projected to grow 3.6 percent by 2021 to a total of $14 Billion.

Superior Controls announces merger with Banks Integration Group
April 14, 2017

Superior Controls announces merger with Banks Integration Group

The combination, which is the first investment of its kind for Superior Controls, closed on March 31, 2017. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Chem Show Report: Chemical Process Industry expects widespread growth in 2017
February 14, 2017

Chem Show Report: Chemical Process Industry expects widespread growth in 2017

Based on survey results, 82 percent of respondents expect their sales to increase this year, with 69 percent additionally rating the 2017 business climate as either good or excellent.

Endress + Hauser installs $1M pressure test rig at Indiana facility
February 10, 2017

Endress + Hauser installs $1M pressure test rig at Indiana facility

With the high pressure test rig located in the Greenwood, IN, production center, instruments can be tested and certified for faster delivery to customers in the U.S. and the Americas.

AL WAHA chooses Honeywell's Connected Perfomance Services to enhance petrochemical plant
January 31, 2017

AL WAHA chooses Honeywell's Connected Perfomance Services to enhance petrochemical plant

AL WAHA will use a tool within CPS called Process Reliability Advisor at its plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to continuously analyze the operation of its Oleflex unit, detecting and resolving problems to ensure the plant operates at its peak capability.

Savigent Software and Actemium announce strategic partnership
January 25, 2017

Savigent Software and Actemium announce strategic partnership

As a Savigent Authorized Partner, Actemium will work with manufacturers to build top-to-bottom solutions using Savigent's manufacturing operations management software.

Endress + Hauser earns IACET accreditation for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
January 20, 2017

Endress + Hauser earns IACET accreditation for IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Upcoming classes in 2017 which offer CEUs at Endress+Hauser include I-101 Basic instrumentation in January, March, June, and September in Greenwood, IN.

Lehmann&Voss&Co opens Chinese production facility
December 19, 2016

Lehmann&Voss&Co opens Chinese production facility

Production at the plant will focus on LUVOCOM high-performance compounds as well as LUVOBATCH additives and masterbatches.

MYNAH announces expanded training partnership with ProSys
December 16, 2016

MYNAH announces expanded training partnership with ProSys

MYNAH will now have a Gulf Coast Sales & Service office located within ProSys’ Baton Rouge, LA and Houston, TX offices, as well as a European Sales & Service office located within ProSys’ Hurth, Germany office.

ISA's 2016 Process Control Symposium draws over 300 attendees
November 28, 2016

ISA's 2016 Process Control Symposium draws over 300 attendees

Attending engineers, technicians and plant managers gained the latest insights, news and trends in process measurement and control across key process industry sectors. Particular attention was placed on the critical issues in instrumentation, communications, control systems, safety and security.

ExxonMobil chooses Wood Group to automate polyethylene plant
November 16, 2016

ExxonMobil chooses Wood Group to automate polyethylene plant

Wood Group is currently providing process control systems detailed engineering, procurement and fabrication services for ExxonMobil Chemical’s multi-billion dollar expansion project at the Baytown and Mont Belvieu plants near Houston.

ABB announces APW virtual conference for the oil, gas, and chemicals industry
November 03, 2016

ABB announces APW virtual conference for the oil, gas, and chemicals industry

The event, “Outperform in an uncertain market,” will focus on the oil, gas and chemicals industry and will take place November 10, 2016, 11:00 am-4:00 pm EST. The online conference is free to attend.

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of Applied Instrument Technologies
October 24, 2016

Schneider Electric announces acquisition of Applied Instrument Technologies

The acquisition adds to Schneider Electric’s process automation portfolio that already includes Foxboro plant instrumentation, Foxboro and PlantStruxure PES process automation systems, Modicon PAC systems and Triconex safety systems.

Rockwell Automation acquires MAVERICK Technologies
October 04, 2016

Rockwell Automation acquires MAVERICK Technologies

Rockwell Automation, Inc. has acquired systems integrator, MAVERICK Technologies, to expand domain knowledge and help deliver innovative control and information solutions to customers in industries such as chemical, food and beverage, and oil and gas.

Siluria names Erik Scher as Chief Operations Officer
September 23, 2016

Siluria names Erik Scher as Chief Operations Officer

As COO, Dr. Scher is responsible for the company's operating activities, including its OCM demonstration plant in Texas and multiple pilot plants in California, and leading its research and development, scale-up, intellectual property, and technology teams.

HIMA launches HIMA Industrial Automation in China
September 08, 2016

HIMA launches HIMA Industrial Automation in China

Following a strategic review of the business and their long-term objectives, the safety specialist relaunched its Chinese operation on July 1, 2016, as the wholly foreign-owned enterprise HIMA (Shanghai) Industrial Automation Co., Ltd.

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September 06, 2016

Hatch announces Latin American partnership with Indisa

Established in 1978 as a mechanical engineering design company, Indisa specializes in delivering projects and services to the mining, oil & gas, food & beverage, chemical, and plastics industries.

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July 27, 2016

TrendMiner announces $1.1 Million funding from The Innovation Fund

This is a symbolic investment after the Fund’s recent series A funding to TrendMiner of $6 million in December 2015. The investment group supports promising companies identified as creating exceptional value to the chemical industry.

May 24, 2016

ISA releases abstract call for 2016 Process Control and Safety Symposium and Exhibition

The ISA program committee calls for process industry leaders, particularly in the chemical and energy processing fields, to submit abstracts for presentation consideration prior to July 22

Knick and M4 Instuments announce strategic partnership
May 04, 2016

Knick and M4 Instuments announce strategic partnership

Knick is a provider of on-line process equipment for the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. M4 Instruments, already Knick's distribution partner, has many years of field expertise in the process control industry.

Wood Group Acquires Ingenious
April 08, 2016

Wood Group Acquires Ingenious

Ingenious is a supplier of proprietary software and consulting services to the global chemical, oil & gas, and energy industries

Darius Adamczyk Named Honeywell COO
April 05, 2016

Darius Adamczyk Named Honeywell COO

Since 2014, Adamczyk has served as President and CEO of Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies (PMT).

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Honeywell modernizes Russian ammonia plant
December 11, 2015

Honeywell modernizes Russian ammonia plant

Honeywell upgraded the controls and safety system at TogliattiAzot’s production site in Tolyatti, Russia.

Honeywell to control coal-to-plastic plant in China
December 04, 2015

Honeywell to control coal-to-plastic plant in China

LUXI Chemical Group Co., Ltd. selected Honeywell process technology and automation controls to convert coal to key plastic building blocks.

November 16, 2015

Yokogawa to control methanol plant in Beaumont, TX

Yokogawa will supply CENTUM VP integrated production control system, ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system, Exaquantum plant information management system, and Plant Resource Manager (PRM) software package.

ABB gives Dow Chemical “Control Room of the Year” award
November 12, 2015

ABB gives Dow Chemical “Control Room of the Year” award

The Oyster Creek, Texas, Hydrocarbons Command Center uses ABB’s System 800xA Process Automation System to control all facets of production at the plant.

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October 19, 2015

2015 Chem Show celebrates 100 Years in NYC, November 17-19, 2015

The 2015 Chem Show’s exhibits will echo the importance of everything from electronics and wastewater management to the latest practices in sustainability, while exemplifying that controls and automation have dramatically changed the face of the industry.

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Endress+Hauser provides process training unit to West Virginia college
October 15, 2015

Endress+Hauser provides process training unit to West Virginia college

PTU is fully equipped through joint efforts of Endress+Hauser, Rockwell Automation and BridgeValley Community and Technical College.

October 13, 2015

Emerson to automate Sasol petrochemical plant

Emerson will supply a DeltaV distributed control system, DeltaV SIS process safety system, and AMS Suite predictive maintenance software to automate the $8.9 billion complex in Lake Charles, La.

October 07, 2015

Endress+Hauser Announces Fall and Winter 2015 Training Courses

Classes typically are a combination of classroom and hands-on training on either the Endress+Hauser PTU (Process Training Unit), a full-scale, working process skid with on-line instrumentation and controls, or live instruments in training stands, both designed to simulate operating conditions.

September 22, 2015

Endress+Hauser signs Forberg Scientific as rep

Forberg Scientific is now the E+H exclusive sales rep forWisconsin and Northern Michigan.

August 31, 2015

Endress+Hauser signs Eastern Controls as rep

Eastern Controls is now the E+H rep for the Mid-Atlantic area – Metropolitan New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

Four Factors Driving the Global Industrial Dispensing System and Equipment Market
August 05, 2015

Four Factors Driving the Global Industrial Dispensing System and Equipment Market

Global industrial dispensing system and equipment market was valued at USD 12.85 billion in 2014, growing at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2015 to 2021 to account for USD 20.57 billion in 2021.

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