Jim Cahill

Jim is a 30+ year veteran with Emerson and leads Emerson Automation Solutions' global social marketing practice. He is the chief blogger of Emerson Automation Experts. Jim received his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas and an MBA at the University of New Orleans. He began his career as a systems engineer for Conoco's offshore oil & gas production operations based out of New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Increasing Commercial Fishing Competitiveness

Increasing Commercial Fishing Competitiveness

A Marine News article, Reeling in the Benefits of Upgraded Boat Controls, shares the story of how AVENTICS boat control technology improved the competitiveness of a commercial fisherman featured in the TV series, Wicked Tuna.

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Moving from Paper and Pencil to Digital Practices

Moving from Paper and Pencil to Digital Practices

In a Hydrocarbon Engineering article, Disparate Data (registration required), Emerson’s Jodi Johnson describes how this shift helps create value for manufacturers and producers. She opens noting the challenges inherent in the paper & pencil practice.

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Modernizing Clean in Place Operations

Modernizing Clean in Place Operations

Emerson’s Marcus Parsons highlighted food & beverage manufacturers who modernize their CIP processes. They can significantly reduce cleaning time and consumption of expensive resources, resulting in less waste and more product.

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Stronger, More Aesthetic Plastic Welds

Stronger, More Aesthetic Plastic Welds

In a Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) article, Emerson’s Priyank Kishor notes that by offering advanced welding performance and an unrivaled clamp force, the GLX Micro laser welder enables manufacturers to design and efficiently produce the highest quality products.

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Low Dielectric Radar Level Measurement

Low Dielectric Radar Level Measurement

For applications with fluids with very low dielectric constants and over very long ranges, probe end projection technology enables accurate measurements. This under one-minute video, Rosemount 5303 guided wave radar with probe end projection: How it works., succinctly explains how it works.

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Edge Computing and Automation Architectures

Edge Computing and Automation Architectures

Stacey Higginbotham’s Stacey on IoT site had a live event last week, How to make machine learning at the edge work. In one of the sessions, Which Edge and Why?, Emerson’s Peter Zornio joined a panel hosted by Stacey along with John Deere’s Julian Sanchez and Tufts University’s Karen Panetta to discuss the benefits and challenges in this information architecture.

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Life Sciences Operational Performance Improvement Webinar Series

Life Sciences Operational Performance Improvement Webinar Series

For pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical manufacturers, the Life Sciences.NOW webinar series includes eight interactive discussions on digital plant technologies and will provide direction and updates on key manufacturing operation initiatives to improve operational performance, deliver cost effective quality and regulatory compliance and accelerate the product development pipeline.

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