Production & SCM

Production and SCM October 17, 2013

EC: APN-310N

Network Integration - Wireless products: The APN-310N is a single radio Industrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN access point capable of link speeds up to 300 Mbps. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice finalist.

By Control Engineering
Production and SCM September 24, 2013

Wonderware owner Invensys acquires InduSoft

With the InduSoft acquisition, Invensys (currently with a recommended offer from Schneider Electric to be acquired) further expands human-machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) offerings for the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) sector. Invensys owns Wonderware HMI software, Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, and Avantis brands. Video: How InduSoft and Wonderware work together, added on Oct. 24.

By Mark T. Hoske
Production and SCM September 13, 2013

Control systems provided to Russian refinery

The Antipinsky Refinery in Tyumen, Russia, is receiving control systems from Honeywell to help create a central operations center.

By Honeywell
Production and SCM September 10, 2013

Contract awarded to automate oil platform on UK Continental Shelf

Premier Oil has contracted Emerson to automate an offshore platform at the Solan oil field in the United Kingdom that will allow them to control operations from 100 miles away.

By Emerson Process Management
Production and SCM August 30, 2013

Automation system provided to intercontinental gas pipeline

ABB has supplied an integrated multisystem automation solution for the new Medgaz gas pipeline that connects North Africa’s largest gas producer with the gas transmission networks of Europe.

By ABB
Production and SCM August 21, 2013

Asia, infrastructure investments, driving high power ac drive market

Growing demand in Asia as well as increased infrastructure investments in the oil and gas, mining, and electric industries are driving the high power ac drive market, according to ARC Advisory Group.

By Control Engineering
Production and SCM August 2, 2013

Contract awarded for gas-to-liquids automation project

Emerson Process Management has been chosen to automate Sasol's planned integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and ethane cracker complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

By Emerson Process Management
Production and SCM August 2, 2013

Contract awarded for underground gas storage upgrade

Yokogawa United Kingdom has been awarded a contract by SSE Hornsea Ltd to provide an integrated control and safety system for their onshore undeground gas storage facilities in Atwick, East Yorkshire.

By Yokogawa
Production and SCM August 2, 2013

Introduction to multivariate data analysis in chemical engineering

Multivariate data analysis methods are being used more and more beyond chemical engineering and have useful, practical uses for process control, though there are challenges to using multivariate data.

By Nathan Bray, Vice President, Marketing & Communications, CAMO Software
Production and SCM July 8, 2013

No “snapback” yet; automation industry remains stable

Control system integrators continue to wait for a much anticipated reacceleration in the operating environment, according to results of a recent survey of Control System Integrator Association (CSIA) members conducted by J.P. Morgan.

By Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)