Headlines from May 24, 2016
Schneider Electric has customers at every level to support and drive innovation. For example, at the system level, ExxonMobil is driving an initiative to open, simplify and automate the engineering, configuration and commissioning of its systems. → Read more.
Several years ago, ExxonMobil began its journey to act differently, trying to find ways to improve success. However, acting differently requires the ability first to think differently, and that is a significant change. → Read more.
Coping with low and volatile oil and gas prices is a devilishly difficult problem, but efficient asset management assisted by new Internet of Things (IoT) tools can be powerful allies in solving it. Luckily, Schneider Electric knows plenty about both. → Read more.
Headlines from May 25, 2016
Evolving requirements for control systems have resulted in new functionality, including shelving and designed suppression in many systems. For example, a new version of alarm management standard ISA18.2 is coming this year as a five-year revalidation. → Read more.
Chief among Triconex's recent advances are the release of Tricon Version 11, which consists of enhancements to its platform, hardware and software. These include the new Tricon MP3009 main processor, 8210E high-speed chassis and unified communications module. → Read more.
The convergence of IT and OT is real. Even at the programming-and-control level, Schneider Electrichas taken the next step in combining the integrated programming environment of a DCS with the flexibility and scalability of a programmable-controller-based system, including an Ethernet-enabled controller that features cybersecure IIoT connectivity. → Read more.
The Vale INCO Copper Cliff Smelter in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, sports the western hemisphere’s tallest chimney (380 meters) as well as one of advanced process control’s more interesting challenges: control of slag silica by flash furnace input, with a four to 10-hour lag time. Find out how APC offers the opportunity for better control, allowing the plant to operate closer to specification. → Read more.
Remote SCADA enables monitoring and control of processes in a wide-area infrastructure. The only thing changing as fast as remote SCADA technology and end-user conditions is the array of standards and user requirements that ensure optimal performance and reduce risk. → Read more.
The global System Integrator Alliance Partner Excellence Awards recognize system integrators who have driven revenue growth, implemented innovative technical solutions and advanced their certifications in Schneider Electric offerings, helping its industrial and infrastructure customers meet critical technical and business challenges. → Read more.