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Aveva Charged with Digitalization of KBR's Global Businesses

UK: Digital Transformation

Aveva Charged with Digitalization of KBR's Global Businesses

12/05/2018 - The engineering and industrial software provider Aveva announced that it has signed a multi-phase agreement with KBR. The company is to contribute to the client's digital transformation which is to deliver cost savings and to optimize services. read...

International Space Station Uses Hydrogenation Catalyst for Life Support System

Germany: Advanced Technology

International Space Station Uses Hydrogenation Catalyst for Life Support System

11/22/2018 - Developed by Evonik, the new catalyst is being tested in the ‘Advanced Closed Loop System’, a life support system. The catalyst located in the Sabatier reactor helps to cut down the heavy costs of transporting water into space. read...

Encapsulating Complexity — Namur Main Session Sets Course

Namur 2018

Encapsulating Complexity — Namur Main Session Sets Course

11/13/2018 - With MTP (Module Type Package) and NOA (Namur Open Architecture), Namur has launched important game changers in process automation. While the complexity of the topics in the context of the digitization challenges continues to increase, the users need simple solutions. Are sensors the key or the driver for successful digitization? This was discussed under the motto “Field Instruments Supporting Digital Transformation” at the annual users meeting of process automation technology. read...

Playfully Light — How Modular Automation is Becoming Part of Everyday Life

Modular Automation

Playfully Light — How Modular Automation is Becoming Part of Everyday Life

12/03/2018 - The advantages of flexible automation solutions have long been talked about, and now it comes down to putting them into practice. In doing so, the aim is to link the respective smart modules in such a way that the overall plant runs in harmony. ABB shows that it has mastered all the parts in the orchestra. read...

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

Modular Engineering, Skids and Package Units

Perspectives for the Plant Construction Kit: Modular Engineering between Skids and Package Units

11/20/2018 - Skids, package units and flexible modules: The trends and facts in modular plant engineering – Flexible like a construction kit and powerful like a made-to-measure system: Modularisation has the potential to herald in a new era of plant construction. However, on the way there, there are not only technical hurdles to overcome — definitions are also being fought over. An status-report between PED, process skids and MTP. read...

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Emerson's Magnetic Flow Meters Certified by Namur

Germany: Industrial Standards

Emerson's Magnetic Flow Meters Certified by Namur

Emerson’s Rosemount 8700 Series of Magnetic Flow Meters has been certified to comply with Namur recommendations, expanding the automation supplier’s portfolio of advanced process measurement solutions approved for use in the European chemical market. read...

Pöyry and Infosys Introduce Artificial Intelligence Framework

Sweden: Industry 4.0

Pöyry and Infosys Introduce Artificial Intelligence Framework

Pöyry and Infosys announced the release of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Framework for Operational Excellence. The framework overcomes some complex and expensive lifecycle management challenges faced by industry, utilities and infrastructure organisations across operational technology (OT) systems, the companies announced. read...

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

Japan: Digitalized Quality Control

Daikin and Hitachi Implement Image Analysis in Chemical Manufacturing Process

Daikin and Hitachi will start a joint demonstration to digitalize quality control know-how in the reaction process of chemical manufacturing, especially in fluorochemicals, at Daikin Yodogawa Plant (Settsu, Osaka Prefecture). read...