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Plant Automation

Courtesy: H-ON Consulting, Control Engineering Europe
Cybersecurity September 21, 2020

System integrators need to comply with international cybersecurity requirements

System integrators need to ensure that their automation systems are IEC 62443-compliant to adhere to international cybersecurity requirements.

By Massimiliano Latini
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

Younger workforce leads the way for manufacturing

Thirty-four manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 have made significant contributions to their industries, as recognized by Control Engineering and Plant Engineering.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: Siemens Digital Industries Software
Commissioning September 3, 2020

How to validate machines with virtual commissioning

Virtual commissioning begins with a vision of the desired machine behavior and sequence of operation

By Bill Davis
Brian Mathews, 36, Engineering Manager, Scientific Dust Collectors, Alsip, Ill., BS Engineering, Dordt College
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Brian Mathews, 36

Engineering Manager, Scientific Dust Collectors, Alsip, Ill., BS Engineering, Dordt College

By Amanda Pelliccione
Physical Plant plumbers open a wastewater sampler from a COVID-19 wastewater surveillance site on campus to remove a sample for testing. Courtesy: Jeff Miller, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Safety September 9, 2020

Wastewater treatment teams searching for COVID-19

Researchers are sifting through raw sewage in wastewater treatment facilities for traces of COVID-19 to find out how it spreads.

By Kelly April Tyrrell
Courtesy: MAVERICK Technologies
I/O Systems, I/O Modules September 23, 2020

How smart I/O enhances distributed control

Installing smart input/output (I/O) during an upgrade or migration can provide personnel with near-real-time data at their fingertips

By Matt Smith
New social density monitoring and contact tracing features in Emerson’s Location Awareness technology enable essential industries to create safer work environments and help ensure business continuity during uncertain times. Courtesy: Emerson
Safety September 9, 2020

Manufacturer tracking employee health, density with location technology

Emerson is using its technology to monitor the health of essential workers and keep them healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Emerson Automation