ISA

Research Triangle Park, NC 27709

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67 T.W. Alexander Drive PO Box 12277
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
USA
http://www.isa.org/
(919) 549-8411

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Founded in 1945, the International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities. Based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, ISA develops standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; and hosts conferences and exhibitions for automation professionals. ISA is the founding sponsor of the Automation Federation (www.automationfederation.org).

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Industry is Reinventing the DCS
Industry is Reinventing the DCS
Industry is Reinventing the DCS
Industry is Reinventing the DCS
Industry is Reinventing the DCS
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Industry is Reinventing the DCS

May 19, 2017
The Open Process Automation Forum is well underway defining the system requirements of the next-generation industrial control architecture, which will be based on Distributed ...
Marcel de Grutter, executive director of OPEN-SCS
Marcel de Grutter, executive director of OPEN-SCS
Marcel de Grutter, executive director of OPEN-SCS
Marcel de Grutter, executive director of OPEN-SCS
Marcel de Grutter, executive director of OPEN-SCS
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A Serialization Standard for the Plant

March 16, 2017
OPEN-SCS is solving how to seamlessly exchange serialization data between packaging lines by leveraging existing plant floor standards. The group promises that their work will...
Preparing Food and Pharma for the Challenges Ahead
Preparing Food and Pharma for the Challenges Ahead
Preparing Food and Pharma for the Challenges Ahead
Preparing Food and Pharma for the Challenges Ahead
Preparing Food and Pharma for the Challenges Ahead
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Preparing Food and Pharma for the Challenges Ahead

March 2, 2016
The ISA’s FPID symposium aims to help manufacturers understand the urgent issues that must be addressed within the next few years.
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Why You Should Work With Certified Automation Professionals

Oct. 12, 2015
A system integrator shares his first-hand experience with ISA’s Certified Automation Professional program and explains its value to industry.
The HMI lifecycle
The HMI lifecycle
The HMI lifecycle
The HMI lifecycle
The HMI lifecycle
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New HMI Standard Almost Ready for Viewing

Aug. 20, 2014
The ISA101 committee expects to be able to publish the standard in the fourth quarter of this year, providing guidance that industry has been clamoring for.
Peter Martin of Invensys delivers his keynote at ISA Automation Week 2013.
Peter Martin of Invensys delivers his keynote at ISA Automation Week 2013.
Peter Martin of Invensys delivers his keynote at ISA Automation Week 2013.
Peter Martin of Invensys delivers his keynote at ISA Automation Week 2013.
Peter Martin of Invensys delivers his keynote at ISA Automation Week 2013.
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Control Your Destiny: Valuing Automation with Control Methodologies

Nov. 7, 2013
Can your executives quantify the value of the automation technologies for which you are responsible? If you answered no, you—and the technologies you rely on—may be in danger ...
Pharma batch processing. Source: www.saluspharmaceuticals.in
Pharma batch processing. Source: www.saluspharmaceuticals.in
Pharma batch processing. Source: www.saluspharmaceuticals.in
Pharma batch processing. Source: www.saluspharmaceuticals.in
Pharma batch processing. Source: www.saluspharmaceuticals.in
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How Enterprise Recipe Management Can Improve Pharma Processing

June 1, 2013
ERM improves communications about batch processing by taking ISA-88 recipe standards and extending them to the enterprise via ISA-95 material, equipment and personnel standards...
GE Wireless Sensor Network
GE Wireless Sensor Network
GE Wireless Sensor Network
GE Wireless Sensor Network
GE Wireless Sensor Network
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Internet of Things Meets Wireless Sensor Networks

Dec. 18, 2012
Maybe the talking is about over and the work can begin--with the Internet of Things, M2M, Pervasive Internet or (today's latest term) "Industrial Internet", that is.
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Not a Mickey Mouse Event, ISA Week Overview

Oct. 8, 2012
ISA drives home learning as the major theme for the third Automation Week, held in Orlando, Fla. from Sept. 24-27.
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Essential IT Standards for the Process Industries

Sept. 11, 2012
Imagine a world without electrical standards, such as 110V at 60hz, or 220 at 50Hz, or a world where every phone had a different type of connection and required a different type...

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ISA Launches Global Cybersecurity Alliance
ISA Launches Global Cybersecurity Alliance
ISA Launches Global Cybersecurity Alliance
ISA Launches Global Cybersecurity Alliance
ISA Launches Global Cybersecurity Alliance
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ISA Launches Global Cybersecurity Alliance

July 30, 2019
With the aim of attracting end-users, vendors, system integrators, government agencies, and insurance companies, the ISA has established a new cybersecurity group focused on implementat...
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Siemens and ISA Form Cybersecurity Partnership

Sept. 5, 2017
A global partnership between Siemens and ISA will address the changing industrial security landscape through joint security expertise and stronger global standards awareness. ...
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Smart Manufacturers: Provide Your Input to ISA

July 17, 2017
As part of the ISA-95 Committee’s work to update the standard, input from the smart manufacturing community is actively being sought.
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How to Keep Shutdowns From Becoming Disasters

Turnarounds are not an everyday occurrence for continuous processes. To compensate for the lack of practice operators get, more plants are deploying software that can reduce the...
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ISA and Beamex to Conduct a Hands-on, Interactive Workshop on Calibration Best Practices 18 August 2016 at the Houston Space Center

March 28, 2016
The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Strategic Partner for Calibration, Beamex, Inc., announce the opening of attendee registration for Calibration Best Practices...
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ISA Finalizes Agreement with Control System Integrators Association

Jan. 20, 2016
The International Society of Automation (ISA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) to deliver a web-based project...
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ISA Welcomes James Keaveney as its 2016 President

Jan. 7, 2016
The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces James Keaveney as its 2016 President.
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ISA Announces 2015 Fellows and Celebrating Excellence Award Honorees

June 25, 2015
The International Society of Automation (ISA) announced today those ISA members who have elevated to the distinguished membership grade of Fellow and the Celebrating Excellence...
Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement
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Electronic Batch Records: A Story of Workflow Improvement

The story of electronic batch records began as a way to streamline regulatory compliance. Now these records can also help users produce higher-quality batches and ensure optimal...
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Moving from State to State

Aug. 29, 2014
Continuous process industries are finding that automating the typically manual processes that fall outside of steady-state operations leads to safer, more consistent, more productive...

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Brew kettles at Matt Brewing in Utica, N.Y., use ABB flow instruments to measure steam and reduce water and energy costs.
Brew kettles at Matt Brewing in Utica, N.Y., use ABB flow instruments to measure steam and reduce water and energy costs.
Brew kettles at Matt Brewing in Utica, N.Y., use ABB flow instruments to measure steam and reduce water and energy costs.
Brew kettles at Matt Brewing in Utica, N.Y., use ABB flow instruments to measure steam and reduce water and energy costs.
Brew kettles at Matt Brewing in Utica, N.Y., use ABB flow instruments to measure steam and reduce water and energy costs.
Data

The Smartest Instruments Still Need Smart Humans

Dec. 6, 2013
Changing human behavior and practices is key to gaining the benefits of intelligent field devices.
It’s important to get the operators involved in any alarm management system overhaul, or else the project will likely fail. Source: Honeywell Process Solutions
It’s important to get the operators involved in any alarm management system overhaul, or else the project will likely fail. Source: Honeywell Process Solutions
It’s important to get the operators involved in any alarm management system overhaul, or else the project will likely fail. Source: Honeywell Process Solutions
It’s important to get the operators involved in any alarm management system overhaul, or else the project will likely fail. Source: Honeywell Process Solutions
It’s important to get the operators involved in any alarm management system overhaul, or else the project will likely fail. Source: Honeywell Process Solutions
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It's Hard to Keep a Bad Alarm Down

Sept. 26, 2013
Getting your process alarms under control requires more than knocking down the bad actors. You need to document and rationalize—take the time needed to keep unwanted alarms from...
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Heard the News about Procedure Automation?

Bayer MaterialScience and Dow Chemical are on the leading edge of pending industry standards that promise to widen the appeal of procedure automation—a system design and programming...
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Identified Information Categories for MOM/ERP + Data Flows

May 6, 2013
ISA-95 defines key data flows between the enterprise and manufacturing control—ISA-95 Parts 1 and 2.
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ISA's Annual Analysis Division Symposium

Dec. 26, 2012
At the Hilton Galveston Island resort, April 14-18, 2013, ISA will present its 58th Annual Analysis Division Symposium. This event offers professionals a chance to gain insight...
“One of the things we really appreciate in the system is the ability to visualize the relationship between cause and effect,” says Erik Delf, Nybro’s technical coordinator. Photo source: ABB
“One of the things we really appreciate in the system is the ability to visualize the relationship between cause and effect,” says Erik Delf, Nybro’s technical coordinator. Photo source: ABB
“One of the things we really appreciate in the system is the ability to visualize the relationship between cause and effect,” says Erik Delf, Nybro’s technical coordinator. Photo source: ABB
“One of the things we really appreciate in the system is the ability to visualize the relationship between cause and effect,” says Erik Delf, Nybro’s technical coordinator. Photo source: ABB
“One of the things we really appreciate in the system is the ability to visualize the relationship between cause and effect,” says Erik Delf, Nybro’s technical coordinator. Photo source: ABB
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Breaking Barriers by Integrating Safety and Process Control

The strict segregation of safety systems and process control is just plain wrong these days. Automation suppliers have developed strategies for integrating what until now have...
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Women in Automation: Opportunities Abound

Aug. 2, 2012
Automation needs more women who can bring innovative ideas to the industry, contribute their intuitive skills and balance, and find different ways to solve many difficult problems...
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Food Manufacturing: Batch Control for Multiple Kitchens

May 3, 2012
With only 11 weeks before the first production trials, a systems integrator concurrently creates hardware designs and programming based on the ISA 88 Batch standard to support...