Featured Articles

  1. The Role Of IoT And Control Technologies In Water Filtration Systems
    10/16/2018

    Filtration and separation technologies are the core of water treatment processes, and in many cases, they can be critical process bottlenecks. 

  2. Manufacturing Plants Based On The Lego Principle
    5/2/2017

    Small batches and multiple products in the same plant — these are the market demands to which more and more manufacturers need to adjust. The answer is based on the "Lego principle."

  3. Automation For The Production Of Modern Infusion Solutions
    11/13/2016

    The concept for the production of infusion solutions for the new three-chamber bags is standard automation.

  4. Improved Diagnostics From Decentralized Solenoid Valves And I/O Systems
    11/13/2016

    Productivity is more reliable when equipment can be monitored to detect incipient failures and take corrective action before the plant goes down.

  5. Saving Process Costs With Software Support: Practical Tips For Phase 4
    6/23/2016

    This white paper offers guidance on the challenges in the individual value creation phases, support tools, how to become more productive with networked tools, and tips about which functions can be used.

  6. Saving Process Costs With Software Support: Practical Tips For Phases 1 – 3
    6/23/2016

    The short tips in this white paper are intended as a guide to selecting tools which will help users to save valuable time in the eight-phase model of the value creation process.

  7. When The Chemistry Is Right: Controlling Inert Gases
    4/15/2016

    Proportional valve technology in process automation offers a great a deal of flexibility and produces high-quality control results.  

  8. 5 Ways To Streamline Biotech And Pharma Manufacturing Processes
    4/15/2016

    Today’s biotech and pharmaceutical production facilities must drive faster times to market and greater profitability by boosting production yields and accelerating commercialization.

  9. 4 Dynamics Driving Outsourcing Decision‐Making For Lab Automation OEMs
    2/18/2016

    Lab automation equipment makers should keep outsourcing strategies flexible as "make‐versus‐buy" decision drivers change. This article offers four factors to help in outsourcing decision making.

  10. Proportional Valves For Closed-Loop Control Of Inert Gases In Process Automation
    8/18/2015

    In many process automation applications, the pressure and flow of gases are controlled.  Explosion protection requirements mean that an inert atmosphere is often created and maintained in reactors and process tanks in a plant.  This is usually done with nitrogen and in some cases also with argon.  Other applications include the transfer of materials between process tanks and filling, using inert gas, air, sterile air and carbon dioxide.