Knowledge Centers

Our Knowledge Centers bring together a range of essential decision-making resources on a given process automation topic—white papers, webcasts, video clips, articles, application notes, and more. Visit the Knowledge Centers listed to come up to speed quickly on these topics.

Industrial Automation as a Profit Engine

Schneider Electric is a leading designer and manufacturer of automation and control solutions and has an extensive range of products, from programmable relays to high performance motion controllers and interface modules. The content in this knowledge center will help you learn to install state of the art control components on your machines for competitive advantage, greater adaptability and safety.

The Power of Integration

Today's technologies provide unprecedented integration capability for much more access to information throughout the plant than ever before; the integration of previously isolated systems offers tremendous opportunities to improve all aspects of the manufacturing operation. The materials in this Knowledge Center discuss the integration possibilities available today, and demonstrates how information from previously disconnected areas can be harnessed and used to improve efficiency and profitability.

Process Tools Solution Center

Working in a process control environment such as in the pharmaceutical, petroleum refining or chemicals industy can be dangerous, difficult work. Maintaining, building and calibrating production systems and equipment takes special expertise. Here you'll find a wealth of information on the portable tools needed to keep your world up and running. 

FieldComm Group

(FDI, Foundation Fieldbus, HART Communication Protocol)

In this space we feature the latest news and developments in the application of HART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and FDI technology around the world. FieldComm Group is dedicated to intelligent devices and their integration in the practice of Process Automation.The organization's mission is to serve process automation end users and to protect the investments they have made in HART® and FOUNDATION Fieldbus communication technologies.

Problem Solving Tools for Process Control

You’re under constant pressure to cut costs, increase output, reduce energy use, and improve safety and emissions, all with fewer experienced workers than ever before. Learn more about the systems and tools that provide the decision integrity to run your operation at its full potential. Explore technology that helps reduce your costs, enhance asset performance, and minimizes downtime.

Current Critical Safety Issues

The Abnormal Situation Management (ASM) Consortium is a group of leading companies and universities involved with process industries that have jointly invested in research and development to create knowledge, tools and products designed to prevent, detect and mitigate abnormal situations that affect process safety in the control operations environment. The ASM Consortium provides a news feed of process safety related incidents worldwide. has been given permission to reproduce that newsfeed here.