Automation

TECH FLASH

Hey! You! Get onto my cloud!: Manufacturers scramble for cloud ERP solutions

Cloud manufacturing is catching on, and ERP providers are increasing their offerings.

Processors big and small are hoping to catch the wave on the new technology.


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TECH FLASH

ARC releases supplier selection guides for MAC and SIS

Main automation contractors and safety instrumented system selection are essential in many operations.

Guides include selection criteria and guided workflow steps for selecting the proper MAC or SIS supplier.


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TECH FLASH

Siemens’ purchase of Preactor will complement manufacturing operations management offerings

Siemens recently acquired the UK-based manufacturer of advanced planning and scheduling software.

Analysts say the move could prompt other manufacturing operations management companies to bolster their planning and scheduling software offerings.


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TECH FLASH

Biscuit company improves reliability of process control

New machinery offers reliable drives and high dosing accuracy.

Reliability is the most desired quality in drive selection.


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TECH FLASH

Account for these 13 firewall limitations to prevent attacks

Attackers use numerous methods to bypass security barriers.

Be prepared for the threat with firewall security.


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TECH FLASH

Are your industrial networks vulnerable to cyber attack?

Increasingly complex network systems can make preventing and detecting attacks more difficult.

Poor security can mean lost revenue and brand integrity.


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Sustainability

Energy management: crunching the numbers

Reducing energy usage is an ongoing practice, requiring education and continuing efforts by everyone in the organization.

There are many paths toward reducing energy and utility usage at plants—some are obvious, but some are not and require the help of consultants and suppliers.


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TECH FLASH

Automation for waste and wastewater treatment a growing market

Aging infrastructure and emerging economies mean investment in wastewater is needed.

Automation suppliers can play a role in meeting wastewater challenges.


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Avoiding common alarming issues in your operation

Poorly configured systems can overwhelm operators.

Many different food manufacturing contexts can benefit from proper alarming procedures.


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TECH FLASH

ARC publishes global service supplier selection guide

The guide contains both selection criteria and workflow steps for choosing a service company.

It is designed to help industrial organizations make quicker, more informed decisions.


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Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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