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Automation: It’s Time to Question the Way It’s Always Been Done

ExxonMobil is rethinking the way it automates operations, bucking the traditionally conservative mentality in oil and gas.
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks
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Pairing Programmable Automation Controllers and Networks

When using a programmable automation controller (PAC) that combines a processor and FPGA, the processing components offer different advantages, lending themselves to different communication tasks.
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Shale Plays Create Opportunities, Challenges for Automation

As oil producers look for increased efficiencies, particularly within the unconventional exploration and production space, they will make the spend on automation, but will want it to come cheaper.
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Measure Flow and Temperature

The Digital Read Out (DRO) is a self-contained, programmable, in-line sensor that monitors both flow and temperature.
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Jack Bolick, President, Honeywell Process Solutions

30th Event for Honeywell Users

From its humble beginnings in 1975 as one of the automation industry’s first user forums, the Honeywell User Group celebrated its 30th annual event in Phoenix, June 12-16, under the theme “Extreme Per
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Take Control of Plant Software Upgrades

For a variety of reasons, plant managers these days are feeling more pressure to continually upgrade their systems. The trick is to handle the upgrade without disturbing production.
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Ethernet Brain Boards Ease Migration

The E1 and E2 brain boards are next-generation I/O and communication processors that are Ethernet versions of the vendor’s Optomux family of brain boards.
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Compact XScale Controller

Billed as the smallest application-ready Intel XScale controller available, the Adam-6501 provides a computing platform for challenging applications.
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P&G Licenses Tools

The Procter & Gamble Co. ( said it has licensed its proprietary reliability engineering analysis and optimization tools to Zarpac Inc.
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Why Do We Need an Upgrade, Anyway?

Plants are upgrading their software more frequently because plants have become much more complicated in recent years. Sometimes, regulatory changes require new software.
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Energy-harvesting Wireless Module

The STM100 is a solar-powered wireless sensor module that can completely eliminate the need for batteries in sensor applications, says the vendor.
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Modular LED Light Tower

The LT7 Light Tower features enhanced LED technology combined with a five-color, modular style assembly for ease of use.
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?EURoeWe won?EUR™t compete with our systems integrators,?EUR? says Schneider?EUR™s Nic Gihl.

Schneider Electric To Push Services

Watch for Schneider Electric (, the Rueil-Malmaison, France-based automation vendor, to make a major push into the North American market for engineered solutions and serv
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