Sometimes it makes better economic sense to maintain legacy control systems than to upgrade to new ones. But finding the parts, know-how and other support for keeping them alive can present challenges.
Though Honeywell Process Solutions is clearly proud of its ability to support control systems that have been in the field for 40 or more years, enough is enough. In many of these cases, the time to upgrade is now.
Painting a pretty harrowing picture of the cyber landscape that the world’s networks must contend with, Intel Security’s Raj Samani nonetheless insisted that it’s vital to business to stay on track with the Industrial Internet of Things.
This week, Bedrock Automation announced the availability of its Universal Control System that uses advanced semiconductor technology to deliver a high-speed, scalable, and inherently secure system. This new design has the potential to disrupt the industrial controls market.
With an ultimate goal of connecting 4,000 of its oil wells to the Industrial Internet, BP will gain real-time visibility across its production assets to improve operational efficiency and minimize unplanned downtime.
The Hapa 862-- introduced at Achema 2015-- is a scalable CMYK/spot color inkjet system for printing foils and labels in pharmaceutical packaging. It produces print resolution of 720 dpi at speeds of up to 54 meters per minute.
The industrial technology vendors team up to offer customers an interactive way to produce EPA, FDA, and other compliance reports required in pharmaceutical, water/wastewater, and food and beverage industries.