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Yokogawa Europe B.V

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3825 HD
The Netherlands

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Yokogawa and Dell to partner for provision of dedicated PCs 16/09/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has signed a contract with Dell for the global provision of PC models selected and customised for Yokogawa use. Under the contract, Yokogawa will offer system solutions that utilise Dell PCs and Yokogawa industrial automation system-related products. Full Story...

Energy performance analytics software 09/09/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation is set to release Energy Performance Analytics (EP-Analytics), a software tool that uses energy performance indicators (EnPI) to track how energy is being consumed in a plant, identifies gaps between EnPI targets and actual performance, and helps to identify countermeasures to improve energy performance.  Full Story...

Integrated production control system with enhanced alarm and batch functions 22/07/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released CENTUMVP R5.04, an enhanced version of its integrated production control system. Features of the new version include enhanced alarm and batch functions. Full Story...

Integrated production control system with enhanced alarm and batch functions 22/07/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released CENTUM VP R5.04, an enhanced version of its integrated production control system. Features of the new version include enhanced alarm and batch functions. Full Story...

Agreement to distribute wireless gas detectors 08/07/2014
At the recent European Yokogawa Users Conference, the company announced the signing of an agreement with GasSecure AS for the distribution of GasSecure’s ISA100 Wireless gas detectors. Full Story...

Yokogawa receives Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award for its wireless solutions 25/02/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received the Frost & Sullivan 2014 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the wireless solutions category. The award is presented to companies around the world that are best-in-class in a specific category. Full Story...

Web-based enterprise operations solution 14/01/2014
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced the latest version of its web-based real-time operations management and visualisation software package, which is designed to bring revolutionary changes to real-time process information intelligence. Full Story...

Stand-alone solution for calibrating meters, clamp meters and current transformers 29/10/2013
The Yokogawa 2558A is a new compact bench AC voltage/current unit that is said to offer a simple stand-alone solution for the calibration of measuring instruments and power sensing devices including power meters, clamp meters and current transformers. Full Story...

Widening the ISA100.11a field 23/07/2013
Control Engineering Europe looks at two recent developments which could help to expand the use of field wireless systems based on the ISA100.11a standard. Full Story...

Enhanced version of integrated production control system 18/06/2013
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced the CENTUM VP R5.03, an enhanced version of its integrated production control system. Full Story...

Herman van den Berg appointed as president of Yokogawa Europe B.V 04/06/2013
Herman van den Berg is to succeed Harry Hauptmeijer as the president of Yokogawa Europe B.V. Full Story...

Ammonia Technology Alliance formed 17/04/2013
Yokogawa Electric Corporation and KBR have signed a technology alliance for a fertilizer automation package (FAP) that will form part of the ammonia process technology solutions offered by KBR to its customers. Full Story...

Network-based control system enhanced 01/03/2013
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released an enhanced version of its STARDOM network-based control system ensures the integrity of the data transferred between SCADA systems and PLCs in challenging upstream oil & gas and other applications. Full Story...

Yokogawa partners with McAfee for ICS security 05/02/2013
Yokogawa Electric Corporation and McAfee have signed a partnership agreement to offer holistic and value-added IT security solutions for industrial automation applications. Full Story...

Integrated control and safety systems solution for Cygnus offshore development project 30/01/2013
Yokogawa Europe Solutions B.V. has been awarded a contract by GDF SUEZ E&P UK to supply the integrated control and safety systems (ICSS) for its new Cygnus development project. Full Story...

Smart futuristic ideas to manage the process unveiled by Yokogawa 04/12/2012
Suzanne Gill reports from the Yokogawa 2012 European User Conference, where the company showcased the some emerging technologies from its R&D efforts. Full Story...

Integrated production control system includes enhanced PROFIBUS functionality 28/08/2012
The latest version of Yokogawa’s CENTUM VP integrated production control system – Release 5.02 – includes functions designed to improve the operability of the control and monitoring displays. Full Story...

Recorder meets testing requirements 17/07/2012
A test set-up created by SP –Technical Research Institute of Sweden has been designed to offer an impulse-voltage calibration and testing service based on the international IEC60060 standard for high-voltage testing. A Yokogawa DL850 ScopeCorder is at the heart of this. Full Story...

Coriolis flowmeter with Modbus interface 20/03/2012
Yokogawa has extended the communication capabilities of its ROTAMASS 3 Coriolis flowmeter series by adding a Modbus interface. Full Story...

Nexen awards contract for Golden Eagle Area development project 21/02/2012
Yokogawa UK has been awarded a contract for the supply of an Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) for the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) Project, operated by Nexen Petroleum UK. The area is home to one of the largest oil and gas discoveries in the UK North Sea in the past ten years. Full Story...

Yokogawa signs network switch supply agreement with Belden 14/10/2011
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has signed a supply agreement with Belden which will allow Yokogawa to provide a long-term and stable supply of Hirschmann's Industrial Ethernet switches to its customers for use with the Yokogawa Vnet/IP(R) high-speed control network. Full Story...

Integrated production control solution handles more data more effectively 10/10/2011
Many industries now employ digital technology in the field, with the aim of increasing maintenance efficiency. This has resulted in an increase in the deployment of intelligent field devices, helping to improve the management and maintenance of field devices. Full Story...

Integrated automation solution for Royal Vopak 28/06/2011
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has signed a global frame agreement with Royal Vopak (Vopak) for the provision of integrated automation and safety solutions, to control pipelines, loading/unloading facilities, and other utilities located at tank terminals. Full Story...

Real-time mathematics option boosts power measurements 21/06/2011
A real-time mathematics option on the Yokogawa DL850 ScopeCorder offers new DSP-based functions that boost the instrument's power analysis capabilities as well as adding features such as sensor linearisation and electrical to mechanical conversion. Full Story...

Yokogawa receives the Frost & Sullivan global customer value enhancement award for DCS in the chemicals industry 19/04/2011
Yokogawa was the only company receiving the annual award in this categoryat a ceremony held in Florida in April. Full Story...

Yokogawa signs global partnership agreement with ANDRITZ 08/04/2011
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has been selected by Andritz as a global partner for the provision of process control systems, field instruments, and process analysers for their customers’ metal and pulp and paper plants. Full Story...

Multimeter doubles as a calibrator 31/03/2011
A new process multimeter from Yokogawa is an on-site measuring instrument that offers the functionality of a digital multimeter for basic measurements such as voltage, current, and resistance, with the additional benefit of acting as a calibrator for electrical and process measurements. Full Story...

Yokogawa joins PROFIBUS user organisation 23/03/2011
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has joined the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation e.V. (PNO), an interest group for the PROFIBUS and PROFINET standard communication protocols that are used in industrial automation applications. Full Story...

Yokogawa receives control system order for thermal power plant 11/01/2011
Marubeni Corporation has specified a Yokogawa control system for the Nghi Son 1 thermal power plant (two 300 MW units) being built by Vietnam Electricity (EVN) in the Nghi Son district of Thanh Hoa Province, in the northern part of the country. Full Story...

Beyond Wireless: The Other New Features of HART 7.0 12/07/2010
With wireless technology its most prominent advance, a great deal of interest has been generated in the user community for the latest version of HART. There are, however, other new features that give increased functionality for wired application process automation. We present here a short list of the six most important new features of HART 7.0. Full Story...

Honeywell, Yokogawa Release Wireless Products Based on the ISA100 Standard 27/06/2010
The two process automation suppliers maintain their efforts are focused on supplying customers with the products they want. End users, they say, have told them they want one wireless networking standard for industrial instrumentation — and that standard is ISA100.11a. Full Story...

Yokogawa releases its first ISA100.11a wireless devices 11/06/2010
Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has developed the world's first field wireless devices based on the ISA100.11a industrial wireless communications standard, and will release them to the market in July 2010. Full Story...

Yokogawa measurement software meets IEC 62301 29/04/2010
Yokogawa has unveiled new standby power consumption measurement software that conforms with the testing methods specified in the IEC 62301 standard and the European EuP Directive. The software is designed for the company’s range of digital power amplifiers. Full Story...

Old Flowmeter Gets New Certification 10/07/2009
Rotameter RAMC flowmeter certified for use in explosive areas—The Rotameter range has been in use in many areas of industry for 100 years, and includes designs with glass, plastic and metal measuring tubes. Units are available with mechanical displays and with additional components including transducers and limit switches. Full Story...

The Practice of Safe Sensing 15/04/2009
Safety-certified sensors promise to cut costs and boost performance. But the tradeoffs must be carefully considered. Full Story...

MTEC pushes for common wireless standard 23/12/2008
Speakers at MTEC will propel the industry towards a common wireless standard, according to Canon Communications, which has organised an education programme titled ‘Wireless Solutions for Automation. The event, to be held on March 25, 2009, will feature speakers from ABB Instrumentation, Emerson Process Control, Honeywell, Siemens and Yokogawa. Full Story...

Yokogawa Getting Ready for Wireless 30/11/2008
At its recent users’ conference in Barcelona, Henk van der Bent (photo) said his company was poised to launch wireless sensors in the first quarter of 2009, beginning with EJX pressure and the YTA temperature transmitter. Full Story...

Connecting temperature sensors to fieldbus 29/11/2008
Getting temperature measurements and sensor parameters into digital format is the thrust of recent announcements by major instrument manufacturers. Full Story...

Installing Fieldbus - Part Three 04/06/2008
Many automation engineers are coming face to face with real fieldbus applications for the first time. Fieldbus (the use of digital communications networks for distributed instrumentation & control) is a wonderful technology with many benefits, but fieldbus installation requires some additional considerations over and above normal 4-20mA projects. In this article, we will discuss some of those issues, and show you how to deal with them. Full Story...

A DCS for the Post-Baby Boom Generation 31/03/2008
Yokogawa Electric Corporation says the new Centum will become its next-generation flagship DCS platform. Centum VP (the VP stands for ‘Vigilant Plant’) is the eighth generation of the Centum series, succeeding the Centum CS 1000 / Centum CS 3000, and is said to be backward compatible with all previous Centum series, since the first one was announced in 1975. Yokogawa says it has installed 19,000 systems around the world. Full Story...

Analytical instruments for the process industries 31/03/2008
When there is a need to monitor a process variable that extends beyond pressure, flow, temperature, and level, some type of process analyser is involved. There are four categories of analytical instrumentation Full Story...

Fundamentals of Self-Tuning Control 31/03/2008
Although proportional-integral-derivative controllers or ‘PID loops’ have been the de facto standard of industrial feedback control for more than 65 years, they’re not always easy to use. For PID loops to perform up to their potential, they must first be tuned to fit each application, then periodically re-tuned to maintain the desired closed-loop behaviour. Full Story...

Yokogawa launches CENTUM VP 07/02/2008
On February 7, 2008, Yokogawa Electric Corporation launched the flagship platform for its VigilantPlant Operational Excellence initiative in Europe. The Japanese company unveiled the system in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, claiming the 8th generation of the CENTUM series, CENTUM VP, will go beyond the traditional DCS function of control and monitoring. Full Story...