Product stewardship grows globally
Product stewardship is more essential today than ever before. Globally, stewardship initiatives, whether mandatory or voluntary, are emerging with regularity, and their significance should neither be ignored nor underestimated. Heres why.
2007 Vaaler Awards
Three developments earn Vaaler Awards for their value to the chemical industry. They bested a large number of entries, based on their technological significance, novelty or uniqueness, and breadth of application.
Build reliability in during design
Instrumentation that promises to improve reliability may not always be what they seem. You have to consider whether a site can properly maintain sophisticated instruments.
Service Plant Soon?
EAM is different from industry to industry. Just what is enterprise asset management?
Bagging the BTUs
Recovering waste heat from your compressor is now smarter than ever before.
New edition of pre-eminent handbook released
For more than 70 years, if one reference has epitomized what chemical engineering is all about its been "Perrys Chemical Engineers' Handbook." Now, a new edition the first in a decade has just come out.
Take equipment diagnostics to a new level
Many of the effects of machine degradation are avoidable, so being able to identify struggling equipment at an early stage is essential to renewing its productivity. Advances in performance monitoring can provide critical insights.
Thanks for the memories...
As the end of the year approaches it's always tempting to look back and review whats happened over the past 12 months. For Mike Spear though, he's about to head off into the welcoming arms of retirement.
Cookin' Up a Fine Elixir
End-users, system integrators and suppliers are implementing ISA-88-based solutions in many new and unexpected applications.
MIT Team Demonstrates Wireless Power Transfer
Imagine a future in which wireless power transfer is feasible. A team from MITs Department of Physics, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies experimentally demonstrated an important step toward accomplishing this vision of the future.
The Invisible Threat
Many users dont trust an industrial wireless network solution. Some concerns are real. Most are ethereal. Its important to know the differences.
Faking It Isnt All Bad
Simulate or model your loop tuning, operator training, advanced process control or optimization for savings, safety and skill-building.
Pursue the perfect plant
Look into creating the perfect plant by integrating product and operational management into your environment. This provides the ability to respond faster and minimize impact to the business and bottom line, driving increased yields, asset utilization and order fulfillment.