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Control Systems August 20, 2023

Industrial access control market expects major growth

The industrial access control market is expected to be valued at $10.3 billion by 2033, growing at a CAGR of 9.2%.

By Future Market Insights
Control Systems June 12, 2023

Justifying the changing landscape of control system modernization

While some justifications for control system modernization projects have remained virtually unchanged for decades, others such as workforce shortages, cybersecurity and sustainability are relatively new considerations. See 6 control system update justifications.

By Ian Burns
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Control Systems May 11, 2023

ICS network integration benefits for a connected plant

Engineers looking to build a connected plant with an industrial control system (ICS) have many aspects to consider including network protocols and the facility’s basic structure.

By Alan Polk
Control Systems May 2, 2023

Control Engineering hot topics, April 2023

Control Engineering’s most clicked articles in April 2023 included stories on PID tuning, digital twin, Hannover Messe 2023 and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By David Miller
Control Systems April 5, 2023

5 fast facts on exclusive Control Engineering research: How to apply controllers

Five fast facts about Control Engineering research on how to apply controllers follow. See link for the report.

By Mark T. Hoske
Control Systems December 10, 2022

Five control system design challenges for developing wave energy converter

Wave energy has a lot of potential for renewable energy, but developing a sustainable and efficient project for a power company had several challenges that needed to be overcome.

By Chris Hudson
Control Systems December 6, 2022

New version control, backup strategies for industrial automation

Webcast on industrial automation and PLC programming tools demonstrates how efficiency and quality can increase. Includes software demo.

By Darren Henry and Vaughn Varma
Control Systems November 30, 2022

Achieving on-stream control room relocations

A natural gas processing and compression facility control rooms had to relocate, which caused many challenges in an application with many potential hazards during the process. Project included control panel upgrades, communication digitalization and moving process control and process safety systems.

By Ted Hoffman and Charles Mills
Control Systems November 29, 2022

Enhancing chemical company control system reliability, performance

A chemical manufacturing company needed an upgrade to its burner management system (BMS) and combustion control system, which were not automated and causing disruption to production targets.

By Brad Bonnette
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Control Systems November 11, 2022

A new future for process control systems

Industrial control systems need to change and future process automation systems need to deliver on these new expectations.

By Johan Björklund