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Enable Plantwide control and Optimization With Modern DCS Implementations

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Essentials of the Modern DCS. This edition discusses modern DCS implementations, and why they should enable plantwide control and optimization; provide scalability and modularity for engineering flexibility and faster time to market.

Achieving Energy Optimization and Operational Excellence in Cement Production

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Lehigh Cement Company's complete modernization of its cement manufacturing facility in Union Bridge, Maryland has helped them conserve energy and improve production processes.

Real-Time Profit Optimization

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Distributed Control Systems (DCS) have been successfully utilized to help control manufacturing and production processes since the late 1970s. The primary function of these DCS systems has been the automatic feedback control of the various process loops across the plants and the human interfacing...

Shift your focus from analysis to optimization with AMCT

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This White Paper shows how the application of Active Model Capture Technology (AMCT) by a manufacturing plant’s problem-solving personnel reduces time wasted, and helps to focus the effort of these problem-solvers who must keep the process running at its best.

Intelligent information management

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This paper will discuss how refiners can optimize their information management by changing their business processes and adding additional applications, while not putting any additional data collection or management burden on operations.

Using Data Loggers to Meet LEED Existing Building Certification Credits

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This white paper provides information about how data loggers can make earning LEED for Existing Buildings O&M credits simple.

How to Increase Plant Functionality and Significantly Improve Bottom-Line ...

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Looking to achieve stronger and more consistent bottom-line results in manufacturing?

802.11ac Survey - Technology, benefits, and planning for implementation

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This whitepaper aims to address several key areas that any IT Manager needs to consider, including planning and site evaluation, deployment of 802.11ac access points and validation, and troubleshooting and network optimization.

Advanced Process Control: Quick and Easy Energy Savings

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In today's manufacturing environment, there is an urgency to increase operating efficiencies, and to do it quickly. One area of improvement that can produce immediate results is reducing energy consumption. It's good for the environment and it's good for the bottom line. "Energy management," ...

Achieving Reliable Interface Measurement in the Field

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Interface level applications exist throughout the oil & gas and petrochemical industries. They can be difficult to measure, and there is no perfect technology on the market. However, process optimization and increased uptime can still be achieved through reliable, best-in-class technology.

OPC Technology Helps Maximize Return on Process Historian Assets

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Off-line analysis of historical process data is an integral part of process optimization and production tracking. OPC helps maximize return on process history investments. OPC not only provides a standardized mechanism for collection of real time process data, it also enables multi-vendor ...

Shift your focus from analysis to optimization with AMCT

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This White Paper shows how the application of Active Model Capture Technology (AMCT) by a manufacturing plant’s problem-solving personnel reduces time wasted, and helps to focus the effort of these problem-solvers who must keep the process running at its best.

Highlights From the 2011 Emerson Global User Exchange

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A special report from the editors at Control gives you access to information presented during the 2011 Emerson Global User Exchange. Learn how Emerson takes aim at industrial energy use, how it extends the boundaries with a new community website, how it builds trust by investing in technology, ...

MESA Global Education Program

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This initiative is the first step in filling a noticeable void in industry - the lack of independent competency training in the Operations Management (MES/MOM) arena. This lack of wide-scale competency is recognized as a major barrier to plant and supply chain optimization and global operations ...

Implementing 21st Century Smart Manufacturing

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This report describes a framework for a proposed path forward for Smart Manufacturing in a number of priority areas. The report reflects the views of a national cross-section of industry leaders involved in planning the future of the process industries, vendors supplying technology solutions for ...

The pitfalls of alarm design and benchmark analysis

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This white paper approaches the process of alarm management from the unique perspective of a dynamic optimization problem. Process pitfalls and solutions are discussed, and suggestions are offered on how to formulate an approach to analysis and solution development that is not limited by static ...

Using RtPortal iViews to Reduce Energy Management Costs and Meet Conservation...

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The Kodak Park, located in Rochester, N.Y., is over 100 years old. The site has 1300 acres, two utility power plants, two company-owned water and waste water treatment plants, 150 buildings and 11,000 employees. The Kodak Park utility power plants have enormous generation output and demand ...

Hidden costs of ineffective level controls in steam production

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The Optimization Kit offers insight into the significance of maintaining proper level control and protective measures to realize potential savings in steam generation.

How to find energy savings in process plants

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Process plants can make significant reductions in energy usage, with appropriate focus. This paper is focused on making your existing process run more efficiently and focuses on ensuring the optimum performance of your equipment, operations, and controls.

Key Performance Indicators

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KPIs are an excellent performance measurement tool that businesses in many different sectors employ to improve performance. The key to KPIs is finding a way to quickly gather and simply distribute the key business information without becoming beholden to large, complex databases and applications....

What Portals Can Do For You

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Portal technology is invigorating today’s corporate environments. The business world began to take portal technology seriously when the price to acquire start-up portal sites, such as My Space and Flickr, exceeded all anticipated market values. Today, portals are big business. Corporations ...

Using Appliance Transaction Modules to Enable Tracking and Tracing

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This white paper discusses how appliance transaction modules enable the sharing of data for tracking and tracing applications.</p> <p>Automated tracking and tracing all aspects of a product from its initial ingredients or components, through manufacturing and into the supply chain, is not only a ...

Development of Integrated Flexi-Burn Dual Oxidant CFB Power Plant

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Carbon-dioxide capture and storage (CCS) offers the potential for major reductions in carbon dioxide emissions of fossil fuel-based power generation in the fairly short term, and oxyfuel combustion is one of the identified CCS technology options. Foster Wheeler (FW) is working on reduction of ...

Optimizing Solar Thermal Performance with Data Loggers

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This white paper discusses how solar thermal systems, with the help of portable data loggers, can be optimized to deliver the financial benefits residential and commercial users hope to achieve through their investments.

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