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The two companies announced a strategic alliance that will give customers a single source for an integrated approach to online and real-time process analysis. Fuels blending analysis will be a key focus.
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.
Particularly strengthening the oil and gas offering, KEPServerEX V5.18 leverages new liquid capabilities in ABB Totalflow measurements.
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The new One Series Safety Transmitter, designed to safeguard critical chemical production functions, is SIL 2-certified.
Two new study guides associated with PMMI’s Mechatronics Certificate tests have been released.
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.
APX Labs expanded its Skylight software to support work management and voice controls on smart glasses-- and watches, helping hands-on workers access instructions without a computer or phone.
A new video from Prosoft Technology provides a detailed explanation of how to determine the best communication method for your industrial networking application.
A new analytical systems integration facility, for refineries and petrochemical plants, continues the supplier’s ongoing investment in the U.S. Gulf region
A new report from Berg Insight explores the connections between the Internet of Things and a pending upsurge in wireless devices across industry.
The pilot testing period for the ‘PLCs 2’ test, a part of PMMI’s Mechatronics Certificate Program, is open through July 3. In addition to having a chance to earn the PMMI Mechatronics Certificate, participants also have a shot at winning one of three prizes.
One year after the launch of FirstBuild, some of the first co-created products—designed though crowdsourcing of engineering and consumer input—are being released for sale. Manufacturers of all kinds should be paying attention.
With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
Proudly representing the food industry at The Automation Conference, and the produce industry in particular, was Dewey R. Scott, Operations Manager at North Carolina sweet potato packer Scott Farms.
Though we take for granted how much of an impact the Internet has had on our personal lives, the same thinking is not often true when it comes to industry. At The Automation Conference in Chicago, Richard Soley explained what the Industrial Internet Consortium is doing about that.
Forming consortia of academic, industry and civic partners, UI Labs opened its doors last week on Chicago’s Goose Island, showing off 24,000 square feet of manufacturing space for the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute (DMDII).
The company-- rooted in process control system configuration management-- is leveraging its unique ability to identify changes at the engineering core to thwart malicious industrial control system attacks.
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