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Asset management

Wonderware cloud-hosted historian (22/10/2013)
Article image A new, cloud-hosted Wonderware Historian Online Edition has been introduced by Invensys, designed to allow customers to safely share more plant data with their workers while lowering their IT burden.
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Guiding operators through work processes (07/10/2013)
A new version of GE Intelligent Platform's Proficy Workflow has been designed to integrate tightly with existing automation and control systems to enforce the right actions at the right time.
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Predictive diagnostics available on FOUNDATION fieldbus control system (20/08/2013)
Article image Emerson Process Management and Softing have announced that the Softing Linking Device and Gateway FG-110-FF has been successfully integrated and tested with Emerson's AMS Suite predictive maintenance software application.
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Advanced analytics reduces process failures and improves yields and quality too 23/04/2013
The need to reduce costs and improve product safety and sustainability is resulting in a shift of tools, traditionally used by analytical groups, to the plant floor in a bid to minimise failures, reduce variability, increase yields and improve quality. Full Story...

A cost-effective way to make use of sensing and control data 20/12/2011
Data will be the key competitive edge for companies in the future, according to global management consultancy, McKinsey & Company. Full Story...

RFID system for manufacturing and process applications 13/09/2011
A new RFID technology, based on Ethernet/IP and open standards, delivers flexibility and ruggedness to demanding industrial applications. Full Story...

Directly connecting the plant floor to the business level 07/06/2011
Today’s manufacturing processes rely as much on physical automation as they do on communications protocols to seamlessly integrate all areas of the production process. Full Story...

Tackling preventative maintenance in a targeted way 31/05/2011
Products4Automation has launched PILOT Maintain, the latest module in its Felten PILOT MES platform which makes it possible to plan preventative maintenance for all devices, systems and machines relevant for the production process in a targeted way. Full Story...