June 2013 Issue
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.
AspenTech Breaking New Ground in Simulation, Model-Based Control
Resurgent Software Maker Showcases Innovations at OPTIMIZE 2013
Ultrasonic Flowmeters for Paper Pulp; Flowmeter Accuracy
A Reader Asks if Controlotron System 1010P Universal Portable Flowmeter Can Measure Pulp Flow With 1.5% Consistency. Also, Why Vendors' Literature, Often Give Accuracy Measurements as a Percentage but Without Stating of What
Bringing the Lincoln Paper Mill Back from the Dead
Lincoln Paper Wasn't Even a Zombie Company. It Was Dead. Closed. Kaput. Then New Owners Brought in Multivariable Testing to Help Resurrect It Through a Top-to-Bottom Revamp of Procedures, Processes and Plant Culture
Process Engineering--The State of Pay
In Spite of Economic and Technical Turbulence on Many Fronts, the State of the Process Engineer Remains Remarkably Stable
Safety on Our Minds
Workplace Safety Is a Lot More Manageable Than Preventing Floods or Tornados, Which Isn't to Say It's Easy. Let's Be Careful Out There
Process Engineering--The Complaint Department
There's More Work to Be Done by Fewer People
Security: It's Not Just Cyber Anymore
How Long Can We Wait Before We Begin to Actually Put Policies in Place to Improve Reliability in the Electric Utilities, Rather Than Assuring Legal Compliance?
Why and How to Upgrade a DCS
Learn Why You Should Migrate Distributed Control Systems and How to Do So
IT versus ICS
If You Really Want Folks Involved in ICS Security They Need a Safe Place to Learn
More on Fukushima
Harry Forbes Disagrees with Bela Liptak's Automation Could Have Prevented Fukushima Article. Find Out Why
The Route to Model Predictive Control Success
McMillan and Weiner Ask Dennis Cima How He Approaches Making MPC Applications as Successful as Possible
Process Control Renovations: DCS Edition
You Can Do More Than You Think
Controls and Process Applications Can Be Restored
Restoration Possible: Many Distributed Control Systems (DCSs) Are Rapidly Aging and Risk Breaking Down. Luckily, There Are Many New Tools and Innovative Methods for Supporting and Breathing New Life Into Controls and Process Applications
Intrinsic Safety Aids Cost-Effective Coal Mining
Daw Mill Colliery Implements Intrinsically Safe (IS) PLCs and IS Ethernet and Supporting Components to Fuel U.K. Power Utilities
Our Editors Search the Web to Bring You The Latest Information on Loop Controllers
Fieldbus Savings the Same in Dollars or Yuan
There's Been Too Much Hype About the Cost Savings of Fieldbus. The Same Thing Can Be Done With Remote I/O
Industrial Wireless Goes Open-Source
Open-Source Developers Can't Turn Bad Ideas into Good Ideas, but They Can Turn Good Ideas into Great Ideas
MIT Technology Review Names ABB HVDC Among Top 10 Technologies
Development of hybrid HVDC breaker will help shape the power grid of the future .
- CEO Hogan to leave ABB for private reasons
Monsanto Muscatine named 2012 HART Plant of the Year
The HART Communication Foundation today announces that the Monsanto chemical manufacturing plant located in Muscatine, Iowa, USA, was selected as recipient of the 2012 HART Plant of the Year Award.
Invensys Wins Quality Award
Company recognized for work at Kentucky chemical agent destruction pilot plant.
ODVA Works on Industrial Ethernet Plan
This initiative will provide end users with more choices to deploy a complete Ethernet solution for process automation
Siemens Wins ISA Product of the Year
Siemens Industry has been awarded the prestigious ISA Analysis Division Product of the Year Award for 2013 for its Maxum Edition II gas chromatograph.