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Mary Page Bailey | January 26 2018 12:38 pm

New report examines chemical companies' adoption of digital technologies

Digital adoption is increasing in chemical companies' plants as more firms recognize the technologies' financial and operational ...
Chemical Engineering | January 1 2018 12:00 am

New versions of data-analytics software launched

SIMCA is an advanced data analytics and visualization program (photo) that makes it possible to combine and analyze data from all sources ...
Chemical Engineering | January 1 2018 12:00 am

Enhanced version of a network-based control system

Scheduled for release this quarter, this enhanced version of the Stardom network-based control system (photo) will include a new E2 bus ...
Chemical Engineering | January 1 2018 12:00 am

The launch of a new cloud-based safety solution

With this company’s cloud-based solutions, status information on standard and safety functions are transmitted continuously via a ...
Chemical Engineering | January 1 2018 12:00 am

Pressure Measurement Gets Rugged, Goes Digital

Innovations place more robust instruments in demanding applications and enable processors to take advantage of the industrial internet of ...
Mary Page Bailey | December 13 2017 4:45 pm

Digital Tools To Move Turbomachinery Into the Future

As with many industries, turbomachinery is experiencing a shift toward all things digital. The two main results of the digitalization trend ...
Mary Page Bailey | December 7 2017 2:37 pm

"Smart" couplings now available with this IIoT service

The Smart Coupling product line features this company’s IIoT Smart Tag Solution, which brings increased levels of connectivity by ...
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 ...
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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 29 2017 10:05 am

Kuwait Paraxylene Production implements Honewell Connected Plant

Honeywell (Des Plaines, Ill.; www.uop.com) today announced that Kuwait Paraxylene Production Co. (KPPC) will use two Honeywell Connected ...
Chemical Engineering | August 1 2017 12:00 am

Connect digital signals to the fieldbus with this device

Thanks to the FieldConnex Multi-Input Output (MIO; photo), it is now possible to connect digital signals from several varied functions to ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...

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