Production & SCM

Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Production & SCM April 27, 2022

UniversalAutomation.Org welcomes oil and gas giant

UniversalAutomation.Org (UAO), an independent association managing a reference implementation of an industrial automation shared source IEC 61499 standard runtime, welcomes oil and gas giant ExxonMobil as a member.

Production & SCM March 21, 2022

Carbon fiber development used for lightweight structural materials

MIT researchers have found a way to make carbon fiber could turn refinery byproducts into high-value, ultralight structural materials for cars, aircraft and spacecraft.

By David L. Chandler
Courtesy: Data Gumbo
Production & SCM February 12, 2021

LOE’s sea change to real-time visibility

Lease operating expense is a key operational parameter

By Andrew Bruce and Alan Carnrite
Production & SCM May 15, 2020

Colleges and universities doing their part during the COVID-19 pandemic

Colleges and universities have been helping out during the COVID-19 pandemic with research, assisting local hospitals and more. See video.

By CFE Media
Production & SCM March 26, 2020

Hannover Messe 2020 cancelled

The annual manufacturing event has been cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic. Organizers plan to launch digital events leading up to the next annual show in April 2021.

By Hannover Messe
Production & SCM March 4, 2020

Supply chain show releases statement on coronavirus, adds education panel

MODEX 2020 in Atlanta is not being delayed; education panel on COVID-19 related to supply chain has been added for attendees.

By Chris Vavra
Production & SCM March 4, 2020

Hannover Messe 2020 delayed to July due to coronavirus concerns

Manufacturing event delayed due to health concerns and major logistics issues due to the growing outbreak, which has largely impacted Europe and Asia.

By Hannover Messe
Production & SCM November 29, 2019

HART increasingly used for quick diagnostics

Pluggable disconnect terminals for process engineering control systems. HART can help control processes in 3 ways.

By Alan Sappe’ and Torsten Schloo
Production & SCM November 4, 2019

Profit-driven operations require IT/OT integration

Maximizing process plant profits requires close integration across all levels of an organization.

By Yasunori Kobayashi
Production & SCM September 30, 2019

API 18.2 recommendations improve level instrumentation

Updates to safety standards call for capable instrumentation to address safety and accuracy concerns.

By Lydia Miller