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Advanced process control in the cloud
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Using the “cloud” is not something that is normally considered for process control, but the situation is slightly different when using advanced process control (APC). APC uses predictive models of a process to generate setpoints and control moves that are better than those generated by typical PID algorithms. APC is... Read More

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E.ON Russia upgrades automation at one of Europe’s largest thermal power plants
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Emerson Process Management has completed an automation upgrade for an 800 MW unit in Russia’s Surgut-2 Power Plant, one of the largest thermal power stations in Europe. Emerson, serving as the main... Read More

OOO Kirishinefteorgsintez's Kirishi refinery takes on major control system upgrade
OOO Kirishinefteorgsintez's Kirishi refinery takes on major control system upgrade

Honeywell Process Solutions has announced that it has been selected by OOO Kirishinefteorgsintez,  part of OAO Surgutneftegaz holding, to supply its Experion Process Knowledge System (PKS) and... Read More

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Advancing control
Advancing control

With the increase in processor power, the number of advanced process control (APC) algorithms available to users has reached a level where everyone should be considering if they can improve their... Read More

Yokogawa expands energy management offering
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Yokogawa has added Soteica Visual MESA’s energy management and optimization solution services to its portfolio of plant-wide energy management solutions. As part of the announcement, made on the... Read More

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Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals
Operator training simulators can help meet plant-wide safety goals

Operator training simulators (OTSs) can be a major asset to a large plant or refinery. However,... Read More

Enterprise batch records and supply chain traceability
Enterprise batch records and supply chain traceability

I’ve talked before a little bit about electronic batch records and enterprise batch records.... Read More

MES project execution: 3 mistakes to avoid
MES project execution: 3 mistakes to avoid

For those of you who have had the opportunity to work on a manufacturing execution system (MES)... Read More

Enterprise batch records: Data collection
Enterprise batch records: Data collection

I’ve talked before about enterprise batch records and I’ve received a good bit of feedback on the... Read More

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