Industry Best Practices & Definitions
Industry standards mandate safety lifecycle management and most industrial organizations are aware of and comply with those standards.
The industry must develop strategies to prepare and develop the future manufacturing workforce with the younger workforce to fill the impending vacuum in the workforce.
The India pharmaceutical industry has demonstrated remarkable growth via both organic and inorganic routes. The issues encountered at each step have proved to be turning points that have changed the mechanisms and prevalent trends of the sector.
According to ARC Advisory Group’s recent study on Supplier-Provided Automation Services, although currently a small segment of the overall market, remote automation monitoring is one of the faster growing segments in this space, indicating increasing user acceptance and need.
Looking at the future of process automation ExxonMobil’s recent initiative is noteworthy for several reasons
What do plant safety and asset performance management (APM) have in common? Asset performance management minimizes risks on safety.
FDA is working with pharmaceutical manufacturers to help them identify and implement new, scientifically sound technologies, and the FDA guidance buoys pharma manufacturers.
Currently, tens of thousands of control systems that are well past their expected lifespans are still installed and operating in industrial plants around the world, but it must be understood that DCS Migrations Justified by Business Case
A session at the recent ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida focused on leveraging smart field systems to create value in process industries.
The number, size, and frequency of major automation projects may have decreased recently due to such factors as the low price of oil; but, if anything, the importance of executing these projects correctly has increased.
With the process field devices in the process industries, network technology remains essentially the same as it was in the 1990s or even the 1980s.
At the recent ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida, the sessions on smart connected product design and manufacturing attracted a significant number of attendees and generated considerable discussion.
The declining oil prices are sending shockwaves throughout the oil & gas industry as companies struggle to realign their operations in the face of the precipitous decline in West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent crude oil prices.
In its purest form, the discipline and role of process control applies control theory to design systems that produce desired behaviors.
Although operations and maintenance activities typically generate vast quantities of data, but most operational data from systems are stored within a process historian archive, or not at all, and prescriptive maintenance can help users who need the data to predict and respond to operating conditions or poorly performing assets.
Owners and operators of industrial control systems (ICS) face increasing challenges to improve the security of these systems to ensure their safe and reliable operation in the face of evolving threats, and they need to understand the ICS Cybersecurity position.
A common theme that emerged at ARC Advisory Group’s recent Industry Forum in Orlando is that capital projects today frequently take too long to execute, cost too much, and involve too much risk, and the question is how to reduce project capital costs
As more and more companies outsource selected IT activities to be able to deal more efficiently with varying workloads and domain areas, they also need to be benchmarking outsourced IT and OT services for performance.
Traditionally, whether an industrial facility is fully manned, minimally manned, or unmanned, its operations are typically coordinated from a central location in a rigidly hierarchal fashion, but now we need to look at remote operations management
Those who contribute to the design, implementation and operation of automation strategies have seen their roles changing with the Automation Professionals and the Need for Safety and Security in the face of new and expanded expectations
E-commerce is witnessing a global resurgence, and E-commerce in India is booming based, in part, on increased access to the internet in India and other emerging economies.
The China Machine vision market started about 30 years ago. While, initially, there were very limited applications for the technology, the market has grown steadily over the past 10 years
At ARC India’s virtual Forum on September 8-9, Uniper participated as a Platinum Sponsor and presented their vision on Sustainable Energy Solutions for a Better World
Understanding how organizations arrive at decisions and judgements is critical to creating a successful digital transformation culture
AspenTech has been successfully growing its portfolio of industry-specific applications, and now its Unified Solution Helps Users Move Toward the Self-optimizing Plant