This article was printed in CONTROL's June 2009 edition.
By Katherine Bonfante, Managing Editor, Digital Media
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“Rethink Sample System Automation” by ChemicalProcessing.com’s consulting analytical specialist Robert Dubois looks at automation sample systems and examines how NeSSI provides new tools to tackle the challenge while improving the performance. Read us at www.controlglobal.com/articles/2009/SampleSystemAutomation0904.html.
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To compete in the global pulping industry, pulp manufacturers need world-class mills, but rising energy, materials and transportation costs make it challenging for any manufacturer to become profitable. However, Celulosa Arauco met these challenges, and turned to digital automation as it built the world’s largest smart mill in Chile. Learn more at www.controlglobal.com/articles/2009/CelulosaArauco0904.html.
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