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Dec. 23, 2014

Sponsor
People for Process Automation
Endress+Hauser is a leading supplier of industrial measurement and automation equipment. It has a comprehensive FOUNDATION fieldbus instrument portfolio covering flow, level, pressure, analysis and temperature as well as system components. Solutions and services around field network engineering, asset management, calibration and maintenance ensure that your plant is quickly commissioned and operates reliably, safely and cost effectively. Learn more.

News

FieldComm Group Looks to the Future of Fieldbus
As previously announced in this newsletter, the boards of directors for the Fieldbus Foundation and HART Communication Foundation have approved the merger of our two organizations — ushering in a new era in industrial automation. The new combined organization, known as the FieldComm Group, will be dedicated to the needs of intelligent devices and their integration in the world of process control. Read more »

FieldComm Group to Participate in 2014/2015 Hazardex Conference
The FieldComm Group UK Marketing Committee will be a leading participant in the Hazardex In The Regions conference and exhibition series 2014/2015 as a sponsor, exhibitor and conference speaker. The next events will take place in Swansea (January 28, 2015) and Ellesmere Port (February 25, 2015). The Hazardex In The Regions conference and exhibition events are targeted at hazardous operations personnel in the process industries. Read more »

Sponsor
Integrating People, Process and Knowledge
The open standards of FOUNDATION fieldbus are integrated transparently with the Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS), offering a high-performance, advanced fieldbus solution. Whether your project requires commissioning fewer than 20 devices or thousands of devices, Honeywell offers unsurpassed experience and expertise in defining the Experion fieldbus solution that best suits your needs, while reducing installation costs, decreasing commissioning time and lowering maintenance expenses. Learn more.

Technology

Fieldbus Foundation Registration Hits 1,000 Device Milestone
The Fieldbus Foundation announced it has reached the milestone of 1,000 registered devices. The foundation’s rigorous program ensures registered fieldbus devices deliver all the benefits of the FOUNDATION protocol and are fully interoperable with other registered devices on the same fieldbus control network. The number of FOUNDATION fieldbus products registered by the Fieldbus Foundation continues to grow. The foundation is one of the few automation industry organizations with a registration program requiring mandatory testing of critical elements of its technology. The effort encompasses FOUNDATION fieldbus host systems and field devices and physical layer components such as power supplies and device couplers from all segments of the automation market. Read more »

New FOUNDATION Product News You Might Be Interested In:
  • Azbil Offers New High Performance Valve Positioner
  • MooreHawke Offers TRUNKSAFE Fault-Tolerant Fieldbus System
  • Universal Device Configuration with Endress+Hauser's FieldCare
  • Pepperl+Fuchs FieldConnex FieldBarrier: Intelligence Inside
  • Rockwell Device Integration Documents Save Time and Cost with PlantPAx System
  • Phoenix Contact Announces Field Diagnostics Module (FDM)
  • Softing: Easy Interface for Foundation Fieldbus
  • Yokogawa Releases CENTUM VP R6 Integrated Production Control System
  • Honeywell's FOUNDATION Fieldbus Solution
  • Calendar

    Europe, Middle East, Africa
    Hazardex in the Regions Jan. 28, Swansea, South Wales
    Hazardex in the Regions Feb. 5, Ellesmere Port, NW England

    Sponsors
    AzbilSoftingYokogawaEndress+Hauser
    EmersonFCIABB
    HoneywellMoore IndustriesPepperl+Fuchs
    Phoenix ContactRockwell AutomationR. STAHL
    MicrocyberLee CollegeTrine University

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