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Asset Management November 10, 2017

ERP looks to embrace the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) can help cut costs for manufacturers; the next step is leveraging it for business growth through enterprise resource planning (ERP) and other enterprise systems.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Asset Management April 22, 2014

We’re all about uncovering new methods for improving performance

Energy efficiency needs to be seen from new perspectives like asset management and as an investment tool to continue to make strides. Link to related Industrial Energy Management articles.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Energy Efficiency April 22, 2014

New financing method could secure the solar industry’s future

Bundling solar assets into marketable securities promises to lower project financing costs, leading to cheaper power and faster industry growth. See related links.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Energy Efficiency February 18, 2014

For better energy management, tap into your data historian

Users of energy management applications are learning that the data these applications collect can help improve the performance of production equipment and processes.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Energy Efficiency August 15, 2013

Take charge of your energy bills

Demand-control technology supports multiple approaches for taming energy costs without sacrificing production efficiency.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Process Instrumentation and Sensors April 17, 2013

How to turn bosses into tree huggers: Show them the profits

Industrial automation technologies are doing the same for energy management as they did for production processes: Making already good strategies better, with faster and smoother operations.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Process Safety December 14, 2012

How close are we to a truly Smart Grid?

There are still hurdles to overcome, at least in the U.S., before the Smart Grid becomes reality.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
Energy Efficiency December 12, 2012

The quest to standardize energy management processes

Newly formed industry group aims to boost U.S. manufacturing’s global competitiveness through energy efficiency.

By Sidney Hill, Jr.
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