Winners of various contests were recognized and presented with awards during a lunch ceremony at the 2009 Emerson Global Users Exchange in Orlando, Fla. In addition to winners of the PlantWeb Excellence Award and Wireless Innovators Awards, 10 "Best in Track" presentations were honored:
Business Operations & Business Systems Integration Track:
"On the Journey to Full MES—Phase II: The Replacement of Paper Logbooks with Electronic Logbooks Facilitated with PDA in an Existing Facility"
Presenters: Paul Brandenburg, Eli Lilly; Catherine Tabor, Emerson
System Applications Track:
"An Automated Solution for Managing Process Control Systems"
Presenter: Mark Bennett, Bayer MaterialScience
Instrumentation Applications Track:
"Instrumentation Flow: Best Practice Makes Perfect"
Presenters: Michael Bechthold and Kyle Nelson, Emerson
Valve Applications Track:
"No Surprises for ExxonMobil: Using Diagnostics to See Tomorrow, Today"
Presenters: Dan Upton, ExxonMobil; Jon Cimino, Scallon Controls; Jon Kresser, Emerson
Asset Optimization Track:
"Increased Asset Focus = Increased Asset Reliability"
Presenters: Joel Holmes, Monsanto; Steve Hagen, Emerson
Safety Instrumented Systems Track:
"Pain, Issues & Possible Remedy for Testing ‘Final Control Element' of SIF Loop"
Presenters: Shawn Clement, Motiva Enterprises-Subsidiary of Shell & Aramco; Riyaz Ali, Emerson
Project Management and Engineering Tools Track:
"Fast & Reliable Implementation of a Large DeltaV Solution"
Presenters: Jorgen Beck, NNEPharmaplan; Michael Christensen, Pronova Biocare
Control System Modernization Track
"DeviceNet & DeltaV"
Presenters: William Anderson and Randy VanSickle, Clearwater Paper
Process Optimization Track:
"Benefits Achieved Using Online Data Analytics"
Presenters: Bob Wojewodka, Lubrizol; Terry Blevins, Emerson
"Going the Extra Mile―Planning a Wireless HART Network Covering Two Square Miles"
Presenter: Steven Moore, Emerson