Controlling Interests Editors' Blog

About @Invensys and @Schneider_Electric #pauto #automation #mergers

Schneider Electric will be acquiring Invensys sometime in the new year. I’ve avoided writing about this subject for a while, waiting to see what happens when the dust settles. The dust hasn’t completely settled, but it is clear that there are two camps into which most of the thought leaders...

It's Revolution Time in Software Land #SoftwareRevolution #Invensys #Wonderware #SimSci #Avantis #pauto

I've been tweeting all day at the Invensys Software User Group meeting at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Here is where Invensys talks about the leading edge changes they have been making in the leading HMI and Historian software, asset management software and the state of the art simulation product line.

ISA106 leaders win Standards and Practices Awards #isa #pauto #automation

Five ISA106 committee leaders have received the ISA Standards and Practices Department Award for their accomplishments in publishing the new ISA106 technical report on procedure controlled automation.

Emerson Exchange News all in one place #EMRex #pauto

Here are all the Emerson Exchange Reporters for easy reference all in one place. We're really proud of the job we did.

LyondellBasell puts their money into the next generation #JJC #EMRex @LyondellBasell #pauto #education

Joliet Junior College reports that they've received a grant from LyondellBasell to help purchase DeltaV control systems

Emerson Exchange Day Four, the expanded edition

Emerson Exchange 365, the expanded community built around Emerson Exchange, has all the happenings, live!

Emerson Exchange Day Three #EMRex #pauto #usergroups #enewsletters

Here's the expanded edition of the online enewsletter copy of the Emerson Exchange Reporter, produced every day of the Exchange by Control magazines' elves (I mean, editors).

Emerson Exchange Day Two #EMRex #pauto #automation #user_groups

Emerson Exchange is now on Day Three in deepest Grapevine, Texas. Here's the Exchange Reporter (long version) so you can catch up with what happened on Day Two.

RS3 and PROVOX Retire #EMRex #pauto #DCS_Migration #automation #DCS

Rosemount's venerable RS3 DCS and the even more venerable PROVOX system originally designed for Monsanto by  (its then wholly owned subsidiary) Fisher Controls were formally retired last night at a party thrown by Emerson Process Management at Emerson Exchange.

Emerson Exchange: Day One Extended Edition #EMRex #pauto #automation

Here's the expanded version of the Exchange Reporter from the show yesterday.