Process Manufacturing

Marty LaRocque looks over the team's silicon wafer center-finding improvement device. Courtesy: Colorado University.
Process Manufacturing May 18, 2022

Making silicon wafer inspections more efficient

University of Colorado mechanical engineering students have developed a device that improves the inspection process of silicon wafers.

By Rachel Leuthauser
Courtesy: Brett Sayles
Process Manufacturing April 27, 2022

UniversalAutomation.Org welcomes oil and gas giant

UniversalAutomation.Org (UAO), an independent association managing a reference implementation of an industrial automation shared source IEC 61499 standard runtime, welcomes oil and gas giant ExxonMobil as a member.

Courtesy: HighByte
Data Acquisition, DAQ February 12, 2022

Product advice: 4 reasons to consider a multi-hub architecture

Consider these best practices for an industrial data operations (DataOps) deployment, according to a company with a Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Award product.

By John Harrington
Courtesy: Siemens
Simulators, Optimizers May 13, 2022

Faster productivity: Reduce time to market with virtual commissioning

Webcast has help for next-generation machine design, simulation, and control collaboration with a software demonstration, showing how to use a digital twin for virtual commissioning. Also see advice below.

By Scott Felber and Ken Sears
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Analytics April 7, 2022

Electronic system design industry reports double-digit revenue growth

A SEMI technology community announces an increased revenue of 14.4% to $3.4 billion in Q4 2021 in the electronic system design industry.

Adam Kern is a process safety engineer at Matrix Technologies. Courtesy: Matrix Technologies
Process Safety March 23, 2022

Some straight talk on process safety

Will increased connectivity change the definition of a process?

By Adam Kern
Courtesy: Parker Hannifin, CFE Media's New Products for Engineers Database
Sensors, Actuators May 17, 2022

Seven ways to choose between an electric and pneumatic actuator

Electric and pneumatic actuators are quite different, but knowing how and what they're using for can be confusing. Seven ways to choose the right actuator are highlighted.

By Ryan Driscoll