Jim Cahill, Emerson Process Management


PLCs, PACs March 1, 2009

Downturn a good time to review, improve process optimization

The global economic slowdown seemed to hit with full force this past fall. Financing for capital projects began to tighten, and hurdles to justify capital projects began to rise. For many process manufacturers, these economic conditions have caused a shift in business objectives from increasing production to decreasing the costs of goods sold.

By Jim Cahill, Emerson Process Management
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