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In a ‘hot cutover’ DCS upgrade for two fluid catalytic cracking units in Whiting, Ind., Emerson Process Management will help improve safety and reliability while avoiding downtime.
As the plant floor becomes more connected, so do abnormal situations—which can originate from anywhere in the enterprise. To help operators navigate this new universe of anomalies, suppliers are turning to artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies that enable proactive situational awareness vs. reactive alarm management.
Company Overview The Kuebler Group is one of the leading specialists worldwide in the fields of position and motion sensors, counting and process technology, functional safety as well as transmission technology.
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At GE, we believe HMI/SCADA software should do more than monitor machines; it should support your decisions. We also believe that high value innovation shouldn’t come with a high cost.
Fluke Corporation is the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software.Since its founding in 1948, Fluke has helped define and grow a unique technology market, providing testing and troubleshooting capabilities that have grown to mission critical status in manufacturing and service industries.
HIMA has received its largest order yet, providing safety and fire and gas systems for the Ichthys LNG Project, which will process the largest discovery of hydrocarbon liquids in Australia in 40 years.
GE’s Automation & Controls solutions optimize data and assets for today’s connected industries. With solutions such as computing and control platforms, operator interface and HMI, future-proof hardware, pre-engineered systems, and real-time operational intelligence, GE is connecting machines, data and people for better, faster, safer and more reliable performance.
Asked what can help manufacturers develop a strong safety culture, readers suggested showing workers the gruesome results of unsafe acts.
How do you stop an industrial worker from bypassing the very mechanisms put in place to protect him? Install the safety systems, but also shape the mindset of the employees behind those systems.
How four automation technologies, with lower price points today, can dramatically change your manufacturing game.
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