The first of two: ControlGlobal e-news for Tuesday 7/17

We had an e-newsletter scheduled for today...and we're going to have a Foxboro User Group e-news in a while. Here's something for you to read while you wait for the User Group e-Show Daily:
Brought to you by and Putman Media July 17, 2007
Issue Highlights - Out of the automation box - The great engineers - The energy future"”process control's role Out of the automation box CONTROL editor in chief Walt Boyes talks about ISA's big chance to get out of the automation box with S88 and S95 compliance certification. The great engineers CONTROL presents an Automation Minute. Walt Boyes talks about the itinerant masons who built the cathedrals in the Middle Ages, and how we might be like them. The energy future"”process control's role In this installment of Lessons Learned, Béla Lipták tells us about the "zero energy home of the future" and the hydrogen economy. What are the potentials of process control in wind ocean wave, and geothermal energy systems.
AutomationXchange Solution Provider Profile Find out how leading solution providers such as Total Systems Design, Inc. can help improve your process performance at Control Global's 2007 AutomationXchange. Total Systems Design is a full service automation integration firm, capable of providing control systems from concept to startup. For more information on attending AutomationXchange's invitation-only event, visit
WIKA Handbook on Pressure & Temperature Measurement The 438-page WIKA handbook provides a reference for dealing not only with the fundamentals, but also important practical aspects of industrial pressure and temperature measurement. Download your complimentary copy of this industry staple. Podcast: Wireless with Invensys' Hesh Kagan In this podcast interview, CONTROL Editor in Chief Walt Boyes talks with Invensys' Hesh Kagan, Chair of WINA and automation legend.
Featured White Paper Alarm Rationalization Quality Assurance Guide Sponsored by TiPS, Incorporated When discussing the benefits of an alarm rationalization, it's usually on a basis of performance gains such as reducing alarms, improving operations, reducing waste, or increasing safety. This document helps define expectations for the quality of a rationalization and provides a framework from which to measure that quality.
Sponsored Product The Martel 3001 a "process calibration laboratory in a box." Combines the power and features of the M2001 (voltage, current, TC, RTD and pressure) with a second completely isolated measurement channel for a single laboratory calibration instrument unmatched in versatility, performance, and value.
New Product Diagnostic power conditioner for FOUNDATION fieldbus diagnoses problems Coriolis flowmeter delivers +/-0.15% accuracy at flow rates up to 2205 lb/min Family of calibration asset management software comes in three versions Two visual display options are available for real-time production and process
Industry Events Get information on all these events here ISA Wireless Solutions for Manufacturing Automation Summit July 22 - 24, Vancouver, Canada NIWeek 2007 August 6 - 9, Austin, TX ISA's 2nd Annual Marketing & Sales Summit September 5 - 7, Chicago, IL National Manufacturing Week 2007 September 24 - 27, Rosemont (Chicago), IL 52nd CPI Exposition (2007 CHEM SHOW) October 30 - November 1, New York, NY Process Solutions User Group (PSUG) "” 2007 Annual Meeting November 12 - 13, Chicago, IL
Sponsored Links MOXA - New Industrial Media Converters Serial- to- Fiber, Ethernet to Fiber, RS-232/RS-422/485 Converters Use a Wireless Solution to Lower Costs Learn how wireless transmitters reduced costs at this international co. Download.
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