ABB to automate Lhyfe’s first green hydrogen facility

Lhyfe, a French producer and supplier of green hydrogen, has chosen ABB (Zurich, Switzerland) to implement an automation solution at its first green hydrogen production site. ABB supports a wide range of industries in their digital transformation and will supply the first Lhyfe production site with its Freelance distributed control system and ABB Ability Manufacturing […]

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Total is exploring quantum algorithms to improve CO2 capture

Total S.A. (Paris, France) is stepping up its research into Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) technologies by signing a multi-year partnership with U.K. start-up Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC). This partnership aims to develop new quantum algorithms to improve materials for CO2 capture. Total’s ambition is to be a major player in CCUS and the […]

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New IIoT platform for instrumentation management

Netilion (photo) is a new industrial internet of things (IIoT) ecosystem that improves lifecycle and asset management, maintenance and support of instruments and analyzers. Users can manage their installed

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Wearable technologies: Wear it Well

Wearable technologies help chemical processors improve productivity and safety of workers Wearable technologies — cameras, tablets and other devices loaded with applications (apps) and software that can be

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Koch Engineered Solutions launches digital services business

Koch Engineered Solutions (KES; Wichita, Kan.), a unit of Koch Industries, Inc. (Koch), announced the launch of OnPoint, a connected solutions business whose mission is to leverage KES’ engineering capabilities and expertise – in combination with digital technology – to deliver greater value for industry. OnPoint will embed the expertise of KES’s equipment businesses into […]

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Sibur adopts Brochesia wearable, AR technologies for digital transformation

Sibur (Moscow, Russia; www.sibur.ru) and its partner Brochesia (Rome, Italy; www.brochesia.com), a leading company specialized in the development of integrated software solutions for wearable devices, such as smart glasses and augmented reality (AR), have announced the adoption of Brochesia solutions in Sibur’s “Network Modernization-Digitalization” transformation project. This is one of the Digital Transformation processes that […]

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ABB accelerates remote connectivity for customer operations during COVID-19 crisis

“During the COVID-19 crisis, governments and companies are having to make difficult choices, balancing people’s safety with economic livelihood. ABB is committed to supporting both: protect people, while helping businesses to stay operational during these challenging times,” says Peter Terwiesch, president Industrial Automation, ABB Ltd. (Zurich, Switzerland; www.abb.com). “Remote services and digital solutions can make […]

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Aveva acquires MESEnter software

Aveva (London; www.aveva.com) announced that it has acquired  production accounting software from South Korean based company MESEnter to extend Aveva’s value chain optimization solution. MESEnter’s software offering, previously branded MES ENTER ErrorSolver and now rebranded Aveva Production Accounting, has been proven and tested by major producers in the continuous process industries since 2005. It helps […]

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Technology for Predictive Maintenance Debuts at Connected Plant Conference

ProAxion (www.proaxion.io) will highlight the latest in Internet of Things (IOT) technology for providing predictive maintenance tools for both large and small industrial facilities during the upcoming Connected Plant Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, February 19-21. On display at booth 107 will be ProAxion’s innovative TACTIX™ 24×7 predictive maintenance system. The TACTIX system is unique […]

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