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Joy LePree | December 1 2017 12:00 am

Simulation Software: New Applications Evolve

Optimization, advanced process control and performance monitoring are possible via simulation tools Software advances, including faster computations ...
Tetsuo Satoh | November 1 2017 12:00 am

'Deep-learning-based' AI quickly predicts furnace products

NTT Communications Corp. (NTT Com; www.ntt.com) and Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (both Tokyo, Japan; www.mitsuichem.com) have demonstrated the ability to ...
Chemical Engineering | October 1 2017 12:00 am

Industry-first controller for IIoT-enabled operations

Launched last month, the DeltaV PK controller (photo) makes the advanced automation of the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) available to ...
Mary Page Bailey | September 11 2017 12:48 pm

Honeywell launches drone-based inspection service

Honeywell (Mmorris Plains, N.J.; www.honeywell.com) has launched its first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV or drone) inspection service, the ...
Mary Page Bailey | September 1 2017 12:00 am

Drones Take to the Skies in the Chemical Processing Industries

Drones are quickly entering the chemical processing space as more companies begin to embrace their use for inspection and monitoring tasks
Gerald Ondrey | August 31 2017 2:42 am

BASF and SAP bring multiple business partners together in global network for technical assets

BASF SE (Ludwigshafen; www.basf) and SAP SE (Walldorf, both Germany; www.sap.com) announced the start of a project at BASF's Ludwigshafen site ...
Dorothy Lozowski | July 7 2017 11:22 am

Total and partners work to accelerate digitalization in industry

In late June, Total (Paris; www.total.com) announced the launch of  its second Plant 4.0 start-up "incubator," with the goal of accelerating the ...
Gerald Ondrey | July 6 2017 6:40 am

Evonik allocates €100 million for digitalization and enters into cooperations

Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) is setting aside € 100 million for the topic of digitalization and is also entering into a ...
Gerald Ondrey | July 3 2017 11:36 pm

Bilfinger to install demonstration and testing facility for Industry 4.0

Realistic test conditions form a basic prerequisite for the successful development of Industry 4.0 applications for the process industry. Yet, ...
Dorothy Lozowski | June 1 2017 12:00 am

The Digital Transformation in the CPI

An overview of how the chemical process industries are looking to the IIoT to help form new business models in a competitive environment Today, ...
Gerald Ondrey | May 31 2017 7:38 am

Metso partners with Rockwell Automation to create new IIoT solutions for mining

Metso Corp. (Helsinki, Finland; www.metso.com) has selected Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, Wisc.; www.ra.rockwell.com) to deliver a global ...
Chemical Engineering | May 1 2017 12:00 am

Refineries Explore IIoT Tools to Maximize Profits

New IIoT- and cloud-enabled digital tools and services give petroleum refiners new avenues to increase profitability and safety, but also require ...
Chemical Engineering | March 1 2017 12:00 am

Going digital

In these times of fast-changing automation, more and more companies are talking about “going digital.” Converting to digital data is not ...
Gerald Ondrey | February 7 2017 4:07 am

Evonik establishes a digitalization subsidiary

Evonik Industries AG (Essen, Germany; www.evonik.com) is setting itself up for the digital future with its own new subsidiary, Evonik Digital GmbH, ...
Chemical Engineering | December 1 2016 12:00 am

Digitalization for the plastics industry

This company is moving a step closer to plant-component digitalization for the plastics industry with its Smart Components app (photo), which greatly ...
Mary Page Bailey | November 11 2016 1:07 pm

Honeywell to provide IIoT services to PetroVietnam refinery and chemicals complex

Honeywell (Morris Plains, N.J.; www.honeywell.com) announced that a subsidiary of PetroVietnam will use its new IIoT-based (industrial internet of ...
Chemical Engineering | November 1 2016 12:00 am

The Changing Face of Maintenance

Connected enterprises and intelligent instrumentation promote predictive maintenance and improve reliability Process reliability is one of the most ...
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