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  • The next President: On the record

    This Special Report from Industry Week poses manufacturing questions to presidential candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry. Here are their responses.

    10/24/2004
  • Control offshore plants from here

    Technology just might keep process control from going overseas as long as engineers, operators and techs can tune the plant, watch over day-to-day operations, and diagnose problems from here.

    Rich Merritt, Senior Technical Editor
    10/22/2004
  • Is Ethernet ready to take on fieldbuses?

    Ethernet's lack of determinism is a problem rapidly being solved by new advances, but it's going to be awhile before the technology supercedes fieldbus solutions.

    Dan Hebert, PE,&nbsp; Senior Technical Editor
    10/22/2004
  • Back from the grave

    By the 1990s concurrent engineering was all but dead as a lack of interest from users sent it to an early grave. But now it's been resurrected, and this time we may actually need it.

    Rich Merritt, Senior Technical Editor
    10/22/2004
  • The teachable moment

    When an opportunity to teach presents itself, you need to find the hidden lesson that can turn a mediocre employee into a superstar, and a company into a profit center.

    D.L. Carlyle
    10/22/2004
  • Fieldbus technology improves flow measurement

    As a way to increase reliability and maintain good flow measurements, fieldbus technology provides an opportunity to improve flowmeter performance in a variety of applications.

    David W. Spitzer
    10/22/2004
  • On the cutting edge

    The wheels of commerce demand that you adapt to new technologies in order to do things better. Here are eight tech trends that are changing the face of process control automation and instrumentation today.

    Dan Hebert, Senior Technical Editor
    10/22/2004
  • Distributed intelligence

    Sometime in the next year or so, companies are going to release control products that will dramatically change the landscape of the automation and process control industry in ways never dreamed possible.

    Rich Merritt, Senior Technical Editor
    10/21/2004
  • It's all under Control!

    Looking for job security as a process automation professional? A majority of respondents to CONTROL's recent web poll believe adding enterprise IT skills to your resume will make you more employable over the long term.

    Walt Boyes, Editor in Chief
    10/21/2004
  • Upsetting experiences

    Control Talk columnists Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner explain why the differential pressure measurement was straight and proffer a new Puzzler: Why did the drum-level control cause more trips?

    10/21/2004
  • Banging and rapping

    Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner maintain there are better ways for bangers and rappers to take readings other than hitting large case instruments with channel-locks.

    10/21/2004
  • Improve your project's prospects

    In order to get your valuable automation project approved, it's important to understand the criteria by which corporate financial management allocates available funds and assesses potential investments.

    10/20/2004
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