The International Society of Automation (ISA) published a new book designed to help all automation professionals—even those with no prior education or experience in process engineering or control theory—improve reactor and control system performance.
AkzoNobel joined forces with SuikerUnie, Rabobank, Deloitte, Investment and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), Groningen Seaports, and the Province of Groningen, to investigate the possibility of producing chemicals from beet-derived sugar feedstock
AkzoNobel is part of a major Dutch partnership working with Canada's Enerkem to explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for chemical production
and the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities.
The Control System Integrators Association launched a new online search tool designed to improve the way plant managers, directors of operations and other industry clients find control system integration companies to meet their automation needs.
ANSI/ISA-100.11a-200, “Wireless Systems for Industrial Automation: Process Control and Related Applications,” was unanimously approved by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) as an international standard.