The new CC-Link IE Energy capabilities allow production managers to easily monitor energy consumption by individual machines or processes over the same networks they already use for general control purposes.
Struggling with understanding your alarm key performance indicators (KPIs)? Not seeing the improvements you expect? It is time to get the inside story and start appreciating the true value of your KPIs and how you can use them to benefit your alarm system.
Schneider Electric and EPB, Chattanooga's municipal utility and operator of the most automated electric distribution grid in the country, announced they have partnered to provide EPB's customers with enhanced energy and load management capabilities.
The implementation of Siemens BioMag and CoMag water treatment systems at a wastewater treatment plant "increased wastewater treatment efficiency, improved water quality and reduced costs and overall environmental impact."
In the article,"Control System Upgrade by Package Manufacturer Significantly Raises Productivity While Substantially Reducing Costs," published in the January/February 2013 issue of InTech magazine, Michael Gurney illustrates how a package manufacturer increased productivity, boosted ease of use, and reduced maintenance costs through a control systems upgrade.
Metso has been selected by Meyer Werft of Papenburg, Germany, to install its Integrated Alarm, Monitoring & Control System (IAMCS) to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's new generation of cruise ships. The contract is for three vessels of 167.000 GRT with a capacity for 4180 passengers in double occupancy.
The advance program for the ISA Marketing and Sales Summit, 2013 edition, is now available with descriptions of master classes, breakout sessions, and topics galore in the only gathering of its kind in the automation industry.