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Sean Sims

Sean Sims is the vice president for Emerson’s DeltaV platform. Prior to his current role, Sean also served as vice president of both the Measurement & Analytical business for the Asia Pacific region, and for Lifecycle and Performance services. Sean has a BSc Engineering degree (Metallurgy and Materials Science) from the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa). Prior to Emerson, Sean worked for Alpret Control Specialists, the local business partner for Emerson in Southern Africa, for 10 years. He held various positions during this time, including system group technical manager, company engineering director and company systems director.


PID, APC September 9, 2022

Six questions that can help remove advanced process control roadblocks

Advanced process control (APC) helps process manufacturers unlock the full value of automation to reduce variability, improve throughput, and reach sustainability goals.

By Sean Sims
Control Systems February 18, 2021

Evolving control systems are key to improved performance

Flexible computing, contextual data and modular architectures will change the face of control systems and improve overall plant performance, helping to lower risk from retirements.

By Sean Sims
Info Management October 7, 2016

The benefits of calculating ROI to measure a facility’s performance objectives

For automation, return on investment (ROI) is more important than total cost of ownership (TCO). When making a capital investment in automation, companies need to determine value based on the solution’s impact on facility performance and its workforce. Also consider cost of downtime and services.

By Sean Sims
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