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14.02.2017

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How FDI Will Rule the World of Automation

With the establishment of the uniform, standardized device integration technology Field Device Integration (FDI), leading manufacturers and associations are pulling together — in the interests of the users. Now the technology is getting ready to conquer the practise. The close al...

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23.09.2016

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The FDI Precursor – First Units Enter the World of field Device Integration

After approval of the FDI specification the market waits for the corresponding products. ABB has risked coming out early and has presented the first version of the Field Information Manager (FIM) at the previous Achema trade show. The test laboratory of Bilfinger Maintenance is n...

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23.10.2014

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Industrial IT Reloaded – A New Peak for Automation?

Industrial IT Reloaded —With Version 6 of their System 800xA process control system, ABB are seeking to conquer a new peak in process automation. What these process automation specialists are offering must be called, strictly speaking, Industrial IT Reloaded, says Tobias Becker, ...

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28.08.2013

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Flow Reliability — ABB Launches Pump System Management for the Chemical Industry

In addition to the traditional life-cycle service for providing support of ABB products and systems, the company has launched an industry-specific service initiative for the chemical industry. Different business units in ABB and external partner pump and seal companies bundle the...

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08.03.2013

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What is there for the world of process automation to see in Hannover?

The HANNOVER MESSE covers a lot of ground, and a wealth of technologies will be on display again this year. In the automation sector, the spectrum ranges from wind turbines to small sensors. As was the case in previous years, a large contingent of exhibitors will be putting their...

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13.03.2012

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Accentuating Trends as Achema Approaches

Trends, Facts and Figures – Read what the industry expects of ACHEMA 2012! PROCESS has talked with professionals from different branches about the themes and technology highlights of ACHEMA 2012.

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02.03.2011

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Modern Flow Meters Also Monitor The Immediate Process Environment

Meters know more about the process than commonly supposed. Flow meters, for instance, can detect critical process states such as partially filled pipelines, non-homogeneous media and deposits. The question is only how users can get hold of this information.

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01.09.2009

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Strong Growth in the Hybrid Control Market

The advantages of process control technology can now be exploited in the small automation solutions market which has been dominated in the past by PLCs (programmable logic controllers).

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25.01.2007

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The Hungarian Pharmaceutical Industry Is Highly Sophisticated

The Hungarian pharmaceutical industry has a long history, and it is a major factor in the country’s economy. Research plays an important role, but production technology is also very sophisticated, as the example of a recent automation project clearly shows.

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