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For this paper mill, migrating its batch digester to a modern DCS offered significant improvements in yield, quality and operator efficiency.
Drives with built-in distortion mitigation help protect process integrity and uptime in water/wastewater operations.
ENAMI needed a modern control system with strong diagnostics, easy maintenance, and data management to support business decisions and operational improvement.
Three priorities will help you justify migration: operations, finances and corporate strategy. And there’s another factor to consider: employees.
Using a variable frequency drive (VFD) with synchronous bypass and transfer capabilities can yield significant cost savings.
New AC drives learn how they’re being used and adapt to changes. This allows you to see their predicted life down to the hour to reduce unplanned downtime.
Improve measurement and control with a unified solution for multi-well pad operations.
A modern DCS can ease technology transfer – and help speed life sciences products from pilot plant to market.
Collaboration between CPG manufacturers and OEMs helps unify processing and packaging applications – and eases the way to compliance.
AngloGold chose a modern DCS for its activated carbon process facility. Their operators quickly transitioned to simpler ISA 101 compliant grayscale displays with increased visibility.
The utilization of a modern batch control systems helps chemical producers achieve more flexible, productive and efficient operations.
Food and beverage manufacturers can use model predictive control to create a standard model for production, optimizing capacity while maintaining or improving quality.
Boost productivity, simplify systems and get better insights into your operations using AC drives that deliver advanced safety over Ethernet.
The largest port in central Chile, Los Ventanas, is now also its most modern after a new CEO helped to automate all processes using a modern DCS.
Oil and gas producers are feeling the pain of relying on aging systems. The use of intelligent packaged power cuts risk and costs, while unleashing information for performance improvement.
Digital technology can transform your maintenance, repair and operations asset data into something you can use.
How to sidestep common roadblocks, minimize engineering time and speed deployment.
Technology is changing the way mining companies do business. Here are five tools you can easily bring online at your mine and quickly see tangible results.
A large producer of zinc was facing costly unplanned downtime, exposing them to operational and financial risk. Learn how they overcame these challenges with a modern DCS.
Cement companies can implement predictive strategies and improve operational performance with machine learning techniques.
This approach mitigates project risk – and helps make a more innovative future a reality.
Web converting machine builders turn to scalable, flexible IIoT solutions for smart machines that help customers avoid downtime and improve cycle times.
A modern DCS can help novice oil and gas operators perform like your best operators with actionable alarming, predictive insights and a high-performance HMI.
The spirit industry is managing the growing demand by looking to model predictive control to help maximize throughput and efficiency.
How progressive OEMs can differentiate themselves by helping customers meet expectations for highly flexible manufacturing facilities.
How can distillers maximize throughput without sacrificing quality or tradition, while also minimizing alcohol loss?
Your automated material handling equipment can help you decrease costs and optimize resources – and wireless solutions can help boost their performance.
EV manufacturers are under pressure to expedite their launch schedules. Global program management paves the way for a successful EV launch – and smart manufacturing.
See how today’s new technologies will change how we design, manage and staff operations in a smart factory.
Companies are demanding more agile and flexible manufacturing practices in order to meet an industry drive towards more personalised medicines.
The drive for digitalization is accelerating the need for digital manufacturing plants that offer the highest flexibility, combined with reduced production costs.
Life sciences companies that rely on multiple OEMs can help mitigate skid integration challenges with upfront planning – and a modern DCS.
Alfasigma decided to migrate its pharmaceutical production solution, but needed to find a suitable supplier.
At the iBio plant in College Station, Texas, they are leveraging the Rockwell Automation PlantPAx DCS to make vaccine grade proteins from living plants.
Three insights into the future of mining based on broad market trends: data, analytics and safety and security.
By prioritizing investments around smarter technologies, a connected chemical plant can help you monitor and improve production performance.
Aging systems at the Pettit National Ice Center meant skyrocketing energy costs. An upgrade would improve sustainability and ice conditions.
If your plant is aging, you have a choice: migrate specific equipment, or modernize to realize the value of new technologies.
To create a “facility of the future” that pays dividends for years to come, biotech companies must first take a close look at automation and integration strategies.
Learn how craft brewers can automate an existing two to five barrel system to produce more – more consistently, and save money and time.
Companies can reap the benefits of digital transformation with a strategy that unifies energy and industrial process information to support world-class production.
Producers in the process industries need to answer these three questions to arrive at a viable analytics solution.
Modelling and controlling production with MPC technology can lead to improved kiln stability and overall production rate, reduced material loss, and energy costs.
How modern is your mining operation? Connecting your mining operations allows you to gather data in real-time so you can make better business decisions.
PCS Phosphate, a chemical processing facility, went through a complete process control migration allowing better and faster decision making capabilities with PlantPAx DCS.
By partnering with a trusted vendor, companies can more quickly migrate to modern DCS technologies and begin realizing lower total cost of ownership.
Modern DCS connects all aspects of a mining operation by bringing together previously independent systems, which allows for greater efficiency and productivity.
A strategic upgrade to a single building management, process automation and environmental monitoring platform makes good business sense for life sciences companies.
Proper alarm management is an ongoing commitment. Discover the steps to modernize your alarm management system.
Now that the rush to build new gas processing plants has subsided, plants are looking for ways to optimize production.
Now craft brewers don’t have to sacrifice the art of making a small batch brew for the sake of productivity.
Mother Earth Brewing Co. automated its new brewery with a PlantPAx process control system to ensure repeatability while allowing for the creativity needed for craft brewing.
EBR has long been designed through modelling approaches including word processing, proprietary workflow charts and programming-like sequence definition. Why not S88?
With the proliferation of the Industrial Internet of Things, more power producers are turning to enabling technology, such as a modern DCS, to improve operations.
The modern batch approach understands the need of the batch and applies the right technology rather than starting with a technology and trying to use it for all solutions.
The risk of a legacy DCS is high. Figure out now when you want to migrate, and how you want to do it.
Alternatives to traditional lockout/tagout procedures offer opportunities for manufacturers to improve worker safety and productivity.
Oil and gas extraction is one of the highest-risk category industries. Make sure you're doing all you can to increase the safety of your workers and equipment.
Bausch + Lomb upgrades to a modern distributed control system (DCS) with minimal downtime, enhancing functionality.
New technologies offer important machine safety solutions, yet the packaging line still has numerous areas where manufacturers must consider the setup of a plant.
Food and beverage producers use automation to improve business results in stages: to improve process quality, boost efficiency and achieve the benefits of The Connected Enterprise.
While the rest of the world raves about the Internet of Things (IoT), the process industries have long enjoyed centralized connectivity as a basic function of the DCS.
What factors should be included in the probability of failure on demand calculations of safety instrumented functions?
Managing obsolescence is not about taking the whole process offline. But to get the maximum performance and reduce the risk, there is much that can be done if you take the right approach.
The certification of devices in a safety instrumented system is meant to verify the performance by measuring the failure rate data. Still, failure rate data comes in many different forms.
As process engineers, we see lots of cases where having ultimate control of our process is not only desired, it's critical.
We are all limited by budget but would like better equipment, faster response times, more operator-friendly interfaces and a safe and reliable system.
The ISA 84 (IEC 61511) standard on safety instrumented systems (SIS) in the process industries requires audits. Interested in some horror stories?
If only there was an effective system to help ensure that managing and tracking recipes can be done easily.
Making sure recipes are secure has become a very important issue and is a valid concern that spans many industries.
There is a wide array of technology deployed all over the world that can help support the subsea operations in a safe and productive way.
If only people in the industry knew when the price of oil was going to rise, and to what price.
A strategy based on The Connected Enterprise can breathe new life into existing equipment - and accelerate productivity.
The popularity of craft beer fits very well into modern manufacturing techniques.
How do stay ahead of competitors despite food industry fluctuations.
The right procurement methodology could be the key to a cost-effective, future-ready water system.
Is the current control system for your food or beverage operation causing unnecessary maintenance time and costs?
Downtime costs money, safety events can cost much more. Is it time to review or upgrade your safety system?
Two key standards for electronic machine control (EN) ISO 13849 and IEC 62061 will be merged into one: ISO/IEC 17305.
Automated control platforms can unite various systems over a large geographic area, helping you address staff shortages and high staff turnover.
Growing energy demand and a tightening of access to conventional supply are making the renewable energy industry commercially viable.
Upgrading a plant's control infrastructure can be a cost-effective decision to get the most from capital equipment improvements.
To combat counterfeiting, pharmaceutical manufacturers are putting serialization processes in place.
There are two trends in the emerging and mature food and beverage markets that are driving the need for optimization
How could developments in natural gas markets support a more integrated market with more consistent pricing?
The process industry has changed in line with consumer, economic, globalization, information, safety and energy demands.
With high complexity and low margins, it often pays to take a simple approach to food and beverage production and ensure you're performing at optimum levels.
Automation in extreme environments used to be the stuff of science fiction...now it's closer than you might think! Especially for the oil and gas industry.
The automotive industry needs to address manufacturing velocity in order to respond to customer demands around the world more quickly and get to market faster.
Despite being an automation-led sector, the food and beverage industry is a massive employer, representing 15% of the overall manufacturing workforce.
Maintenance technicians have seen their profession evolve. So have metrologists. Yet, both functions can benefit in working in closer collaboration.
Mass production changed the face of the manufacturing industry, making it possible to produce more items of the same size and specification, and market them on that basis.
Logic dictates that technology-driven manufacturing is the way forward, but creating your ideal infrastructure for 2020 will require you to define a workable upgrade strategy.
Rockets, asteroids and enormous profits. How close are we really to mining asteroids for minerals, water and precious metals using methodologies widely used in mines across the globe.
If you could create your ideal manufacturing plant, what would it look like?
During the past 25 years, as the performance of automation controllers has increased, suppliers of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) have lost market share.
Relying solely on historical data to decide future actions is rear view mirror driving. Vital information as it is, it's not enough for the modern manager.
Looking at it from a professional perspective, I consider TÜV accreditation to be essential if you are going to try to teach or sell safety concepts to other people.