July 2012 Issue
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CONTROL is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the global process automation market with a readership of 65,000 plus engineering, operations and management professionals. The publication reports on developing trends, illustrates successful applications, and updates the basic skills and knowledge base that provide the profession's foundation.
The Care and Feeding of your Weigh Cells
Load Cells Are Super Accurate, but Finicky. Here Are Some of the Biggest Causes of Problems and How to Avoid Them
Next Steps: From Batch to Procedure-Controlled Automation
The Principles of Batch Automation Are Being Used in Continuous Process to Improve Process Safety and Quality, and to Compensate for Losing Older, Highly Experienced Operators
Get Your Virus Info Here
Tell Your IT People to Visit Our Web Page. They Might Now Knowth That Plant-Level Security is Different and More Complex Than Standard Enterprise Security. We Have All the Info They Need
Faster Simulation Enables Alarm Prediction
Cutler Technology's Alarm Advisor Software Capability Will Be Added to Its Operator Advisor Software and CTC Sim Simulator
A Deep Dive into the Flow
Our Editors Searched the Web to Get You the Latest Tools and Resources. This Month They Cover Flow Technology
Help for Fukushima?
Our Reader Alex DeVolpi Was Drawn Out of Retirement by the Fukushima Crisis. Find Out Why
Automation Global Economy: How to Survive Merger Madness
How Do You Survive After an Acquisition? Update Your Skills, Learn the Business Side, and Take Charge of Your Own Career
The Automation PR Problem
Recruiters Face Different Problems When Trying to Hire New Automaton Professionals
Automation and Process Control Specialists: Roll Your Own
How to Be Successful When Hiring New Automation Professionals
Is Outsourcing Worth the Hassle?
Emerging Markets Like China and India Have Larger Pools of Skilled People. Why Not Train Them for the Automation Industry?
Process Automation Jobs: Help Wanted
The Economic Doldrums May or May Not Be Over, but the Job Market in Process Control Is Booming. Is It Time for You to Jump Ship?
Right Place and Time for Wireless Workstations
Smart Wireless Mobile Worker Solutions for Everyone
How FDT Can Be Integrated into Plant Asset Management
Integrated Asset Management Tools Can Help You Operate and Maintain Processes
D/P Cell Accuracy; Which Manifolds Are Best?
A Reader Aks our Panel of Experts How He Can Tell If His D/P Transmitter is Accurately Calibrated. See What Our Experts Had to Say
Drilling Safely in the Arctic Ocean
Liptak Shows Why Full Automation Could Improve the Safety of Offshore Drilling in and Transportation from the Arctic Ocean
How Can You Make Temperature Calibration Faster?
An Automation Process Application Measurement Reminder
Trends May Be Your Friend, but They Can Also Get You in Trouble If That's All You Look at Without Understanding the Fundamentals
Digital Integration Commissioning: Take It Easy!
To Fully Exploit the Capabilities of Digitally Integrated Field Devices, Field People Need to Touch the DCS. Let the Plebs Touch the DCS!
What's Wrong with VFDs?
Why Is There Limited Adoption of VFDs in the Process Industry?
What's the Best Defense Against Stuxnet?
A Comparison of Which Tools Are the Best for Finding Stuxnet in a System
Valves, Actuators and Positioners, Oh My!
Valves and Accessory Products Are on Parade Here
ABB Finalizes Thomas & Betts Buy
ABB has completed its acquisition of Thomas & Betts.
CSIA Releases New Best Practices Manual
The manual provides a roadmap for system integrators who are seeking to improve their business or are seeking CSIA certification.
New HPS President Debuts at HUG 12
Adamczyk Shares Vision of Sustainability Through Collaboration
Watlow Grows Presence in Mexico
Watlow, a designer and manufacturer of complete thermal systems with locations around the world, has moved its Mexican manufacturing operation in Queretaro to a larger facility