Chemical Processing Special Report: Migration

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"Migration could be the biggest single issue facing automation end-users today," stresses a report from the ARC Advisory Group. ARC estimates that installed automation systems worth about $65 billion are reaching the end of their useful lives. Distributed control systems (DCSs) more than 20 years old will need replacement within the next ten years. In this Chemical Processing Special Report: Migration we cover:

  • Updating process control systems – understanding the challenges and missteps to avoid
  • Case Study: FMC Corporation – we look at the production processes, operational challenges and automated solutions this diversified global chemical company chose when migrating their DCS
  • Case Study: PRALCA – control systems migration for a petrochemicals facility
  • The business case for control systems migration - strategies for protecting investments, improving business results and reducing risks