FEATURED ARTICLESin Process Automation
The Cost of Functional Safety for Food Processing
By Jorgen Saxeryd, ABB
In 2014 in the UK, a large food manufacturer had to pay a £800,000 fine after a serious industrial accident. This article...
Solving the 7 Most Common Tank Gauging Problems to Improve Safety
By Ulf Johannesson, Emerson
Many terminals and tank farms struggle with tank gauging because they use outdated equipment. However, modern tank...
Compliance of the Victim: ARC Industry Forum Highlights an Industry in Transition
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
There is an common adage that has survived the ages: If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of...
ARC Forum Wrap Up: Finding the Balance Between Connectivity and Security
By Cory Fogg, Automation.com
The February 6-9 event provided an atmosphere buzzing over the potential that the Industrial Internet of Things...
NEWSin Process Automation
- Festo announces in-town relocation of Hauppauge headquarters
- CMR Group announces Alvin Sim as CEO for CMR Far East
- Second Annual Global Day of the Engineer Set For Wednesday April 5
- Open Systems International (OSI) announces strategic partnership with DC Systems
- Festo partners with AWC to reach customers in Southern US
- Helukabel announces completion of expanded German production plant
- Seeq to present with Bristol Myers Squibb and Devon Energy at OSIsoft User Conference
- HIMA to feature modular automation at Hannover Messe
- Festo to showcase Industry 4.0 manufacturing advancements at Manufacturing in America
- Electro-Matic Ventures announces acquisition of RAF Automation
- Softing adds MQTT protocol to echocollect gateway
- Endress + Hauser announces acquisition of SensAction AG
PRODUCT NEWSin Process Automation
SignalFire introduces Hatch Watchdog tank hatch monitoring sensor
The Hatch Watchdog is a wireless thief hatch sensor that monitors the status of tank hatches to mitigate environmental and safety risks associated...
AutomationDirect announces design improvements for Bryant watertight line of plugs
Design improvements include a cone seal that prevents water from accumulating at the cable entrance; rugged PBT (Polybutylene terephthalate)...
TT Electronics releases ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors
Supplied in tape and reel packaging, ULWP2R range is designed for minimal footprint designs that require flameproof components for automated...
MEDIAin Process Automation
RESOURCESin Process Automation
The video shows how Okuma distributor Gosiger went into the control and created a GUI interface so the Moser operators don’t even see the OSP...
Part of the Honeywell Connected Plant intiative, UniSim eLearn is hosted in the cloud and revolutionizes access to operator training simulation...
The tool is at users' fingertips on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, and it allows the user to choose from a variety of engineering units (like...
WHITE PAPERSin Process Automation
By CAS Dataloggers
This White Paper from CAS DataLoggers addresses four measurement accuracy issues in the order of most to least common.
With the current emphasis in the oil and gas industry on unmanned, remotely operated sites, often utilising renewable energy sources in...
By Dave Grumney, FLO-CORP
Plant operators rely on plant air pressures to maintain properly working equipment and systems. This article discusses...
CASE STUDIESin Process Automation
The Bedrock controller is part of an integrated plantwide SCADA system. Users connect to that system via Ignition software from Inductive...
For supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) in its vegetable oil and grain plants, Adams uses Ignition by Inductive Automation. Ignition...
Honeywell UOP will supply a range of technologies in the form of license, design, key equipment, and state-of-the-art catalysts and adsorbents,...
EVENTSin Process Automation
HANNOVER MESSE covers a wider range of themes and exhibits than any other event – R&D, industrial automation and IT, industrial supply, production engineering and services, as well as energy and environmental technology.
TRAININGin Process Automation
The course will cover fundamentals of process variable measurements; process control loops and tuning with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and final control elements will be presented and discussed. The course is directed towards engineers, technicians, I&C team leaders, sales personnel, and other technical/automation...