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Open Communication Standard to Facilitate Pharma Packaging Serialization

Germany: Functional Interoperability

Open Communication Standard to Facilitate Pharma Packaging Serialization

17/10/2019 - Open-SCS and Werum IT Solutions successfully staged the “Open-SCS plug fest” at Werum’s headquarters in Lüneburg, Germany. The Open-SCS working group is partnered with the OPC Foundation to develop an open source standard covering the complete business transaction for the data exchange in pharma packaging serialization. read...

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Form Joint Venture for Oil & Gas Industry

USA: Automation Solutions

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger Form Joint Venture for Oil & Gas Industry

14/10/2019 - Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger have announced the closing of their previously announced Sensia joint venture. The JV will become the first digitally focused provider of integrated automation solutions for the oil and gas industry. read...

Honeywell Technology Selected for Monitoring Fujian Meide’s Propylene Production

China: Software

Honeywell Technology Selected for Monitoring Fujian Meide’s Propylene Production

18/09/2019 - China-based Fujian Meide Petrochemical will be using Honeywell’s Process Reliability Advisor to monitor its UOP C3 Oleflex unit in China. The unit is expected to convert propane into 660,000 tonnes per year of propylene. read...

Safe Power Supplies in the Process Industry – and the Power Will Be with You

Power Supplies

Safe Power Supplies in the Process Industry – and the Power Will Be with You

04/10/2019 - In the process industry, the requirements placed on system availability and system safety are often more stringent than those in other industries. That also applies to power supplies. read...

Next Generation of Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensors

Industrial Automation

Next Generation of Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensors

25/09/2019 - Hamilton Process Analytics released the next generation of its popular Visiferm optical dissolved oxygen sensors, which greatly reduce calibration frequency and the risk of deviation while increasing the overall sensor lifetime at the same time. read...

Articles

How Sensors Ensure Precise Filling in Yoghurt Production

Level Measurement

How Sensors Ensure Precise Filling in Yoghurt Production

26/07/2019 - The yoghurt producer La Fageda has been proving every day for 25 years that a business run by a team of people including persons with disabilities can be successful. The recipe for this is a mix of solid personal commitment, local raw materials and a clever marketing concept — and a perfectly coordinated sensor technology as an important “ingredient”. read...

NEWS

Artificial Intelligence in Covestro's Production on the Rise

Germany: Digitalization Strategy

Artificial Intelligence in Covestro's Production on the Rise

Covestro is already actively exploiting the benefits of digital transformation. The company now announced that important progress had been made in two areas: A pilot project has provided new findings for the predictive, intelligent maintenance of systems and is now continued at the production site in Caojing, China. Also, the global project for digitalizing and integrating the system landscape in production, "Optimized System Integration" (OSI2020) for short, is entering the next project phase. read...

Braskem Idesa Adopts Honeywell Technology at Mexican Facility

Mexico: Industrial Wearables

Braskem Idesa Adopts Honeywell Technology at Mexican Facility

Braskem Idesa, one of the leading petrochemical companies in Mexico will be making use of Honeywell’s intelligent wearables solution in order to improve compliance and productivity at the Veracruz plant in Mexico. read...

Chinese Process Industry Discusses Opportunities of Digitization

China: Connected Plant

Chinese Process Industry Discusses Opportunities of Digitization

More than 300 users and operators from the process industry in China met for the 3rd Process Intelligent Manufacturing Forum of PROCESS China in Hangzhou. In addition to exhibitions, networking and lectures by recognized experts, a visit to the online trading specialists of the Alibaba Group was on the agenda. read...