February 2023

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Process Control & Automation

Pharma sustainability starts by leveraging operational data

Feb. 24, 2023
Insights on production behavior can help pharmaceutical plants meet environmental and quality standards.
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Electromagnetic vibratory feeders can efficiently handle a broad range of food products, including fine powders, tacky and granular materials, and bulk products.
Powder & Bulk Solids

Selecting electromagnetic vibratory feeders for food applications

Feb. 20, 2023
The application and food type determine which feeder can best maximize production, ensure quality and meet food safety requirements.
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Condition monitoring sensors mounted to assets can give a real-time view of what is happening in a facility.
Maintenance & Safety

Ultrasound growing in popularity as a predictive maintenance technology

Feb. 16, 2023
Ultrasonic and acoustic imaging are highly effective failure detection techniques and can serve as a core part of a condition monitoring program.
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Process Control & Automation

Building analytics solutions using time series fundamentals

Feb. 14, 2023
Pharmaceutical manufacturers are optimizing business profitability through deployment of advanced analytical solutions.
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Figure 1: Modern PLCs have moved beyond basic control and now efficiently access all kinds of field data, which is useful for cloud computing purposes such as analytics. Designers need products and technologies enabling scalable and cooperative convergence of OT and IT.
Process Control & Automation

Balancing local automation with remote connectivity

Feb. 10, 2023
Industrial automation users seek the right combination of cloud-based management and remote connectivity, balanced with local real-time control capability.