April 2014 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.
Do You See Any Value in Requiring Utilities to Prioritize Energy Efficiency in Their Business Plans, Programs and Communications With Ratepayers?
The Challenge That Remains Is the Justification or Reason for Using Smart Instruments in the First Place. How Can We Most Effectively Use the Intelligence in Smart Instruments?
Is It Possible to Have Safe Systems That Aren't Considered Reliable?
You Can't Isolate a Nuclear Power Plant from Any External Data Communications
Handhelds: What's Not to Love?
Our Editors Search the Web for the Latest Resources on Process Analyzers. Here's What They Found
Establishing Process Automation Projects in Developing Economies and Other Remote Locations Requires Better Preparation, Stronger Supply Chains, More Accessible Expertise, Simpler Controls and Added Training. Here's How Veteran Players Make It Happen
Using a Standard Automation Methodology Also Prevents Incidents by Allowing Operators to Share Best Practices
For 25 Years, Intelligent Instrumentation's Major Problem Has Been Being Heard
Foremost Farms Doubles Production and Adds Data Acquisition and Historian Functions to Its SCADA/HMI System to Find Exceptions and Improve Operations
How Good Is Good? McMillan and Weiner Talk with Lewis Gordon about APC benefit techniques such as Model Predictive Control
It Would Be Best to Discard Many Old Assumptions -- or at Least Take Them With a Big Grain of Salt -- and Go Check Out the World as It Really Is
Our Experts Chime In and Talk about How Tuning Has Changed Since We Entered the Digital Age
Looking for the Latest Innovations in Programmable Controllers? Look No Further
This award showcases end users who have demonstrated ingenuity in the application of HART Communication for real-time operational improvements.
The 10 inventions considered to have made the biggest impact on society were:
The world market for I/O modules fell 1.4% to $7.2 billion in 2012 as global economies struggled, states IHS Technology.
The company moved up from sixth place in last year's survey in the Industrial Machinery category.
Asahi/America Inc. will move its corporate headquarters to Lawrence, Mass.