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Mary Page Bailey | January 28 2019 4:48 pm

Rockwell Automation acquires software developer Emulate3D

Rockwell Automation Inc. (Milwaukee, Wisc.; www.rockwellautomation.com) has acquired Emulate3D, an engineering software developer whose products ...
Mary Page Bailey | January 16 2019 12:48 pm

Marathon Petroleum selects Axens technologies for digital monitoring and optimization

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC; Findley, Ohio; www.marathonpetroleum.com) has contracted Axens (Rueill-Malmaison, France; www.axens.net) to provide ...
Mary Page Bailey | January 7 2019 9:15 am

Saudi Aramco invests in IIoT blockchain-security firm Xage

Silicon Valley-based Xage Security announced an investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; www.saev.com), a subsidiary of ...
IIOT | January 4 2019 3:55 pm

Interoperability Standards Evolve as Industrial Connectivity Advances

In the current economy, industry leaders are often determined by their ability to operate more efficiently, with higher quality, and at a lower cost ...
Aaron Larson | January 1 2019 11:59 pm

How Digital Technology Is Changing Power Plants

Digital technology is everywhere today including in most power plants. Computer hardware and software are changing the way plants are operated and ...
Aaron Johnson | January 1 2019 11:59 pm

Control Room Considerations: What You Need to Know

Control rooms are vital for organizations to efficiently and effectively monitor multiple information streams and make accurate mission-critical ...
IIOT | December 21 2018 8:04 pm

Steel Plants Can Benefit From Digitalization

In today's competitive business environment, steel plants can benefit from implementing digitalization in their operations. Read More at Forbes
Mary Page Bailey | December 17 2018 5:17 pm

Saudi Aramco and Raytheon form cybersecurity joint venture

Saudi Aramco (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia; www.saudiaramco.com) and Raytheon Co. (Waltham, Ma.; www.raytheon.com), through its subsidiary Raytheon Saudi ...
Mary Page Bailey | December 12 2018 9:35 am

Saipem identifies cyber-attack on its servers

Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) provider Saipem S.p.A. (San Donato Milanese, Italy; www.saipem.com) announced the identification of a ...
IIOT | December 11 2018 3:25 pm

Advances in laser technology may lead to new chemical sensors

Most lasers emit photons of exactly the same wavelength, producing a single color. However, there are also lasers that consist of many frequencies, ...
IIOT | December 11 2018 3:20 pm

Siemens supports extending standardization activities for OPC UA

Siemens shares the vision of the OPC Foundation to extend the scope of OPC UA down to field level communication and is looking forward to ...
Mary Page Bailey | December 10 2018 11:42 am

Intelligent automation brings benefits for petroleum refining, healthcare, finance and more

Intelligent Automation Week (Dec. 3–6; Austin, Tex.; https://intelligentautomationevent.iqpc.com/) brought together representatives from many ...
Gerald Ondrey | December 3 2018 5:17 am

Siemens and Aker Solutions to Strengthen Digital Offerings through Strategic Collaboration

Aker Solutions  (Fornebu, Norway; www.akersolutions.com) and Siemens AG (Munich and Berlin, Germany; www.siemens.com) have signed a strategic ...
Sonal Patel | December 2 2018 11:00 pm

Cyber Breaches: Is Fear Misplaced?

The power sector’s terror of a debilitating cybersecurity attack is magnified seemingly every day as new vulnerabilities or destructive threat ...
Stephen Wyss, Bechtel Corp. | December 1 2018 12:00 am

Engineering & Construction (E&C): Modeling Integration Enables Optimized Execution

As E&C companies strive to develop Building Information Modeling (BIM) 6D models for the owners and operators of CPI facilities, strong ...
Joy LePree | December 1 2018 12:00 am

Modern Simulation Tools: Expanding Applications

New user-friendly solutions help chemical processors tackle tasks beyond design and optimization Initially, steady-state simulation was used in the ...
Dorothy Lozowski | December 1 2018 12:00 am

Keeping up with automation

Last month, news broadcasts announced that an artificial intelligence (AI) news anchor, said to be the world’s first ever, had gone live in ...
Mary Page Bailey | November 30 2018 11:12 am

Ametek completes acquisition of condition-monitoring specialist Spectro Scientific

AMETEK, Inc. (Berwyn, Pa.; www.ametek.com) announced that it has completed the acquisition of Spectro Scientific, a leading provider of machine ...

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