Remote, IoT-enabled monitoring of AODD pumps

SafeGuard (photo) is an IoT-enabled (internet of things) pump-monitoring system that remotely tracks, records and alerts users to key performance indicators — such as leak detection, stroke rate and total

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Sibur and G-Core Labs launch universal augmented-reality service for remote maintenance

Sibur (Moscow, Russia) & G-Core Labs S.A. (Luxembourg) have launched a universal augmented reality (AR) service for the remote maintenance and repair of industrial equipment. Sibur has launched the universal AR service for remotely maintaining and repairing industrial equipment, which will help save millions of dollars per year. Based on a unique IT platform of their […]

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Siemens and Bentley Systems build digital twin for the largest integrated petrochemical complex in Indonesia

Siemens AG (Munich, Germany) and Bentley Systems (Exton, Pa.) will develop the first petrochemical digital twin in Indonesia for Chandra Asri, the country’s largest integrated petrochemical complex. Chandra Asri is set to double its capacity in the next five years to tap into the robust domestic and regional economic growth. The development and implementation of […]

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Phillips 66 collaborates with Accenture and AT&T for 5G IIoT proof of concept at Louisiana refinery

Accenture (Dublin, Ireland) and AT&T are working with Phillips 66 (Houston) to develop industrial cellular wireless connectivity, with the development of a private cellular network solution. The solution will lay the foundation for potential future 5G use cases, including support for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and low latency applications. Phillips 66 invited Accenture to address […]

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Clariant doubles capacity of its high-throughput catalyst R&D center in Palo Alto

Clariant Catalysts (Munich, Germany) is picking up speed with the successful expansion of its high-throughput R&D center in Palo Alto, California. Thanks to a significant investment, the upgraded facility is fitted with the latest high-throughput equipment, and will be home to an expanded team of technical experts. By doubling the research and development capacity of […]

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BP Ventures invests $5 million in geospatial methane-monitoring

BP plc (London) announced that bp ventures has invested $5 million in Satelytics, a cloud-based geospatial analytics software company that uses advanced spectral imagery and machine learning to monitor environmental changes, including methane emissions. Satelytics collects high resolution spectral imagery from the planet’s surface using satellites, drones and planes. Its technology combines these images with […]

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Siemens acquires UltraSoC to drive design for silicon lifecycle management

Siemens AG (Munich, Germany) has signed an agreement to acquire Cambridge, UK-based UltraSoC Technologies Ltd., a provider of instrumentation and analytics solutions that put intelligent monitoring, cybersecurity and functional safety capabilities into the core hardware of system-on-chip (SoC). Siemens plans to integrate UltraSoC’s technology into the Xcelerator portfolio as part of Mentor’s Tessent software product […]

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Endress+Hauser launches Visual Support to assist maintenance personnel remotely

Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures: For this reason, Endress+Hauser AG (Reinach, Switzerland) has released the Visual Support service application ahead of schedule during the coronavirus crisis. In the acute phase of the pandemic, customers were able to take advantage of the remote audiovisual support free of charge – and were enthusiastic about the possibilities of […]

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Siemens and Exyte join forces to deliver integrated solutions for fast-track construction of smart biotech facilities

Siemens Digital Industries (Nuremberg) and Exyte Management GmbH (Stuttgart, both Germany) join forces to offer end-to-end solutions for the biopharmaceutical industry by combining the digitalization expertise of Siemens with the innovation boost from Exyte. Against the background of the current challenges associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical companies are facing challenges in developing and mass-producing […]

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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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