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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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24.11.2016

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The Future of Automation: From Field Device Through Modularization to Data Mining...

Tomorrow's automation technology starts today. From field device daily routine through the chances of modularization up to data mining. Suspense and excitement continued on the second day of the Namur Annual General Meeting. Here, it was clearly palpable: The modernization tempo ...

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18.11.2016

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Remote Operation, Industry 4.0, Modularized Automation – 2016's Namur Assembly Sets the Course...

Expectations from the Namur Annual General Meeting are understandably high - and once again, no one was disappointed. Many exciting and future-oriented lectures and discussions on subjects like Remote Operation, Industry 4.0, modularized automation and plant performance illustrat...

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22.09.2016

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What Is the Overriding Consideration in Flow Measurement?

... the answers are unequivocal. Reliability is the top priority in the process industry.

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02.02.2016

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New Namur Recommendation About Functional Safety in Batch Processes

A new Namur Recommendation has been released. The NE 154 Functional Safety in Batch Processes may now be obtained from the Namur Office.

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18.12.2015

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Importance of Namur in China Continues to Increase

The seventh Namur conference in China was held in Shanghai and showed with over 160 participants the continued development of Namur in China. In addition to participants from member companies, representatives of the press, standardisation organisations and universities, invited g...

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19.08.2015

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The Seventh Namur Conference in China

The seventh Namur conference in China will be held on the 18th and 19th November 2015 in Shanghai. This event has grown continually since 2009, the year in which Namur was established in China. What to expect this year?

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27.01.2015

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10 Trends for the Process Industry You Should Know

There is currently a lot of talk about mega-trends, such as globalisation. Our look at the trends will not centre on these headline issues. Read here what is on the mind of the process industry at this year’s ACHEMA.

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04.09.2014

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The Sixth Namur Conference in China is about to Start

The sixth Namur conference in China will be held on the 19th and 20th November 2014 in Shanghai. This event has grown continually since 2009, the year in which Namur was established in China, and about 150 participants attended the last conference.

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15.10.2013

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European Automation–Users Strengthen Cooperation

The industry associations EI, EXERA, WIB and NAMUR enhance their coopertion: Board members and directors of the European user associations of automation technology in the process industry (EI, EXERA, WIB and NAMUR) met on 9 September 2013 in Brussels for the second time....

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01.10.2013

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Automation Association Namur Prepares for Fifth Conference in China

The user association of automation technology in process industries Namur hosts its fifth conference in China in November 2013. The event will offer the chance to engage in exchange and discussion of knowledge and experiences with international and regional automation professiona...

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09.11.2012

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Namur Board Appoints new General Manager

The board of the Namur, the association of Germany’s automation users in the process industry has appointed Heinrich Engelhard as the new general manager of the organisation. Despite a negative business climate in late 2012, the industry remains cautiously optimistic…

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02.10.2012

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Automation Users Met in Brussels

Cooperation in automation: On August 13th 2012 members of the European User Associations of process automation technology held their first joint meeting in Brussels. Together with board members and managers of EI, Exra, WIB and Namur, the participants searched for a common unders...

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05.09.2012

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New Namur Recommendation for Fire Alarm Systems

What to do in case of fire? A new Namur recommendation deals with "Risk-based Maintenance of Fire Alarm Systems", defining new maintenance and service concepts for complex fire detection and alarm units.

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18.07.2012

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From Hand-operated Restrictions to Smart Control Valves

This year's annual general meeting of Namur will take place in Bad Neuenahr, Germany, from 8th and 9th of November. Key issue will be actuators engineering and optimized fielding.

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27.04.2012

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Internationalisation – Challenges and Chances; an Interview With NAMUR Chairman Wilhelm Otten

The times in which one could optimise process developments or regulation in isolation are long past. Nevertheless, there is still obviously a lack of mutual understanding between chemical/process engineers and the colleagues in process automation technology. What is the reason fo...

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03.04.2012

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New Recommendation for Barrier–Free Interfaces

The usage of the opportunities of industrial IT for the process industry requires an increasing integration of information systems across the levels of production. However, efficient integration is only possible on the basis of extended system design. Now the industry association...

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01.02.2012

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Namur Award for Outstanding Theses

As has been the case in recent years, Namur will also award a prize in 2012 for outstanding theses on the topic of intelligent process control in specialised fields. Best Diploma/Master's thesis will be rewarded with 1.000 Euros and best Dissertation will be honored with 2.000 Eu...

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01.12.2011

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Third Successful Namur Conference Held in Shanghai

The third Namur conference in China was held in Shanghai on the 23rd and 24th November 2011. Attendance figures once again exceeded the previous year, with more than 120 participants partaking in the event.

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