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Note to Automation Suppliers: Manage the Complexity

No longer just a tool for control, automation systems must operate as business tools, managing all the complexities of an entire operations, noted retired Shell executive Simon Lam at the Yokogawa Users Conference.
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Start State-Based Control with Baby Steps

As you introduce batch control philosophies to your continuous processes, you might want to start small—with a small part of the operation that could use it most—to make sure you have the buy-in you need for further expansion.
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Honeywell Targets Upstream Oil and Gas with Software and Services

Digital Suites for Oil and Gas can improve production performance by 3-5 percent, helping users to keep assets running and get more resources out of the ground.
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How Behavior-Based Safety Could Become Mainstream

However you feel about behavior-based safety and its supposed shortcomings, a variety of emerging trends and factors are aligning to make an actual BBS system both more achievable and more effective.
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Banner Engineering EZ-LIGHT(TM) TL50 Tower Light Now Available in Compact Size

Banner Engineering announces a new self-contained, compact version of its industry-recognized EZ-LIGHT TL50 tower light.
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White Paper: The Risk Assessment Process

Part 2 of 5 in a series addressing the primary milestones to a safe machine
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EtherNet/IPT-enabled OS32C-4M Safety Laser Scanners from OMRON Automation and Safety Increase Safety Monitoring Flexibility and Machine Productivity

OMRON Automation and Safety’s new OS32C-4M is the latest addition to the company’s award winning family of safety laser scanners.
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SEL Relays Chosen to Protect Potash Mine

Relays and communications products from Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories will be used in the $3.7 billion Legacy Project, the first solution potash mine to be built in Saskatchewan in nearly 40 years.
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Motion Control Monitor

In conjunction with the Flexi Soft safety controller, the Drive Monitor FX3-MOC allows for safe intervention during machine operation without completely shutting down the machine.
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Safety Light Curtain

The new deTec4 Core safety light curtain features an automatic detection range of 10 meters and a low-profile design for easy integration.
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