Automation

DCS, SCADA, Controllers

How to approach a DCS migration from a legacy system

Original air date
September 8, 2021

  Across the process industries, thousands of distributed control systems (DCS) are reaching the end of their serviceable ...
Courtesy: Inductive Automation
DCS, SCADA, Controllers November 4, 2020

SCADA, HMI, MES projects produce results, recognition

Cover Story: System integration case studies from several industries show lower costs and greater efficiency in projects using supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), human-machine interface (HMI), and manufacturing execution systems (MES). These won awards.

By Jim Meyers
Courtesy: Maverick Technologies and RoviSys
I/O Systems, I/O Modules June 11, 2020

DCS migration and IT/OT integration oil and gas system integration projects

System integrators discuss an eight-year distributed control system upgrade from a legacy system without downtime and a 100-site information technology and operational technology system integration project to improve data mining, tagging structures, and programming disparities.

By John Hopshire, Bob Starkus, Gary Humble
Courtesy: GlobalData
Automation March 24, 2020

Manufacturers focusing on faster automation in wake of coronavirus

GlobalData reports that the coronavirus (COVID-19) has made manufacturers realize the need for faster automation and innovation, but it is going to take time to recover from the virus' economic effects.

By GlobalData
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Automation March 18, 2020

Coronavirus will force manufacturers to enhance automation, digitalization

COVID-19 is forcing manufacturers to rely more on automation and digitalization for long-term operations to reduce the financial impact from epidemics and other potential economic challenges.

By Jan Zhang
Automation September 7, 2019

Digital twins, engineering future of automation

Rapid growth of data collection make rapid expansion of digital twins more likely to add automation, supply chain efficiencies and optimization.

By Stone Shi
Automation, Controls November 14, 2018

2018 Advanced Automation & IT Report

Oil and gas capital project management

By Amanda Pelliccione
PLCs, PACs September 10, 2018

2018 Programmable Controllers Study

Five industrial controller findings

By Amanda Pelliccione
Automation, Controls August 5, 2018

Visualizing plant performance management optimization

Enabling integrated plant performance management is becoming easier with new tools available to widen optimization of individual units or areas.

By Control Engineering
Automation, Controls June 12, 2018

Process instrumentation market projected to reach $16 billion by 2022

The 2017 process instrumentation and automation market is projected to grow 3.7% by 2022 to a total of $16 billion according to the Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA).

By Measurement, Control & Automation Association (MCAA)