For two decades, Thirumalaichelvam Thiru Subramaniam, chief technical officer of Chiller Energy Management System (CEMS) Engineering in Malaysia, has been pursuing his dream of energy conservation for the facilities he manages. In the last three years, he developed a breakthrough approach for improving the quality and energy efficiency of commercial air conditioning systems in the tropics including those located in office buildings, factories, and hospitals. He has saved his clients up to 30 percent of their air conditioning energy costs in tropical countries in which cooling costs typically consume 45 to 60 percent of building energy expenses.
An increasing population and growing consumer demand for packaged foods has forced food and beverages industry to look at new technologies that provide flexibility, easiness of operation and constant tracking of the production process. Complete transparency is required along the production process for assuring consumers health and hygiene. This demands continuous monitoring and efficient traceability of the entire production process in the food manufacturing plant. Wireless devices provide answers to the aforementioned requirements in the Food and Beverages industry.
Khadambari Shanbagaraman, Research Analyst, Frost & Sullivan
Manufacturing companies have invested billions of dollars in industrial automation infrastructures, but many have yet to realize the full value from their investment as many of these investments remain islands of automation, disconnected from other systems- including business systems. The question of whether to integrate between process controls, the plant-level and enterprise systems is no longer a question up for debate if manufacturing and energy companies want to remain competitive. With the right software, OPC tunneling can securely connect the different levels of an enterprise, thus improving production and saving the company time and money.
If you are running state-of-the-art process control in your plant, you need reliable and precise measuring devices for monitoring. As a standard device, the IFC 100 is an economical measuring technology solution with a broad spectrum of applications. This document shows examples of converters that stand up to difficult applications and still provide reliable measuring results. If you are looking for an advanced economical solution, the IFC 100 is the right choice.