Topic: Process Control Hardware
IQPC’s Philly Conference Focuses on ROI, Management Issues
Emil Ciurczak reviews December’s conference, which broke with tradition by focusing more on the business than the technical side of PAT.
A World Without Wires?
The future is now for process monitoring via wireless instrumentation, while wireless process control looms.
Servos Find a Packaging Niche
Flexibility is driving more manufacturers to servo-driven packaging lines, but concerns remain about validation and the “blue screen of death” with PC-based controls.
Technology Transfer: From Petrochemicals to Pharmaceuticals
This presentation, made at September’s Tefen Conference, discusses Bayer’s process optimization tech-transfer efforts.
White Papers: In Depth Research
Has the Digital Dashboard Finally Arrived?
Author: Richard Prest, Chief Strategy Officer, Edge Dynamics, Inc.
Advances in IT have made it easier than ever to develop dashboards that take supply chain data, in the form that’s needed, to those who need it most, whether they’re in production/operations or sales and marketing. Edge CSO Prest describes challenges and how to prevent data overload.
The Coming Wireless Market
Author: Venture Development Corp.
The North American market for wireless monitoring and control products is taking off. This paper by Venture Development Corp. tells which direction it’s headed.
The Business Case for PAT
Author: Rockwell Automation
Having trouble justifying PAT projects to top management? The business drivers for PAT are compelling, both on the regulatory and on the financial side. This Rockwell Automation white paper discusses how to conduct a “productivity improvement appraisal” and how to handle discovery and analysis phases of any PAT project.
RFID in Manufacturing: Mandated Supply Chain Monitoring