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We have seen some cool stuff here...part one

For years, I've been trying to get Bob Wojewodka from Lubrizol to write the same kind of article for Control that Dow Chemical wrote us last year. The Lubrizol/Emerson partnership is one of the two or three that I follow, and can be benchmarked as one of the best collaborations, if...

Emerson Exchange-- what's new?

There I was, innocently minding my own business last night in the exhibit hall of Emerson Exchange, mulling over whether I wanted Thai beef or some Mexican concoction when Dave Holmes from Emerson drags me over to see an old friend, Barb Boynton, now busine...

Why End Users "Heart" Middleware

Most of the gang is working long hours doing the electronic show daily at Emerson Exchange, and Walt is smoking up the wires with blog entries live from beautiful downtown Grapevine, Texas. Meanwhile, back at the Itasca ranch, we're getting reports in from the rest of the process automation world.

Pastor Dave gives a sermon...

Retired Emerson vice president of marketing, Dave Beckman, pointed out in his plenary talk today, "Engineer Revolution,"  that being a Presbyterian minister has taught him to make sure he has three points to cover in any talk.

Cisco and Emerson...say what?

According to Maciej Krantz, vice president of Cisco's wireless business group, the agreement that Cisco made with Rockwell last April was really "only for wired networking." So, Cisco has decided to work with Emerson for wireless networking.

About that asset management stuff...

Emerson and CSI showed some very neat stuff yesterday, and they are clearly doing a top down strategy for asset management. They are going after the high dollar, super critical monitoring applications, but they've shown now, with their partnership with other vendors, for things like corrosion detection, that they understand...

Big Noise from Austin, part two...

The following is the text of a press release passed out yesterday at the big wireless press conference: EMERSON AND CISCO COLLABORATE TO OFFER OPEN-STANDARD WIRELESS SOLUTIONS FOR PROCESS INDUSTRIESProcess automation and IT leaders work together to advance the use of wireless technology for manufacturing improvement

Big Noise from Austin, part one...

First, on the asset management front: Emerson Process Management has extended its PlantWeb Smart Machinery Health Monitoring capabilities to include turbomachinery protection. The offering meets the American Petroleum Institute's API 670 definition of industry best practices for turbomachinery protection.

More from Emerson Exchange:

For those of you who didn't get this by email today, here's the first day edition of the ControlGlobal electronic Conference Daily for Emerson Exchange: http://www.putman.net/newsletter/cge_emex07/07/070910.html...

Marty Edwards and David Farr open the Exchange

Once again, it is time for Emerson Exchange. Exchange chair Marty Edwards announced that once again there has been a record breaking attendance, almost 2400 attendees-- more than a ten percent growth over last yearks exchange.