“There’s nothing new about bottleneck analysis, but this is a much better tool for doing it.”
Robot Safety ConferenceRoberta Nelson Shea will be one of several featured speakers at the 2007 North American Robot Safety Conference, March 26-28 in Toronto, co-sponsored by the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) and the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). For more information on the conference, visit www.roboticsonline.com.
PAS Inc. (www.pas.com), a Houston-based supplier of software products and consulting services for the process industries, has sold its advanced process control & optimization business to Honeywell International. The transaction includes the company’s linear and non-linear controls and optimization technologies, as well as all related customer contracts and personnel.
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In terms of sheer U.S. automation industry executive power, the ARC Forum held early each year in Orlando is becoming hard to beat. The list attending this year’s Feb. 13-15 event—hosted by ARC Advisory Group Inc. (www.arcweb.com), Dedham, Mass.—read like a “Who’s Who” of top level officers from the major, and even not-so-major, automation vendors serving the North American market.
A 27-year robotics industry veteran, Stuart Shepherd is selected to lead Kuka’s North American expansion.
Aimed at students interested in working in the automation field, the associate program can bring them one step closer to Certified Automation Professional status.
Attendees at this year’s Process Control Systems Forum received a concentrated look at the latest tools, techniques and projects in control systems cyber security.
Growth will be driven by end-users seeking to reduce lifecycle cost of production machinery, study says.
That’s the contention of the executive director of the organization that oversees the specification.
Top executives from the major automation vendors were on hand to get out their messages at the recent annual ARC Forum.
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