Jim Cahill

Chief Blogger, Social Marketing Leader

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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Streamlining Proof Testing Procedures

Streamlining Proof Testing Procedures

An out-of-the-box proof testing solution, ProofCheck, is available to provide all the elements of proper SIS testing in a single solution, including field devices, wiring, signal conditioners, safety logic, basic process control system (BPCS) logic, final control element response, and manually entered data. It automates safety validation and proof test procedures.

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Clarifying Rebuilds to Extend Valve Lifespans

Clarifying Rebuilds to Extend Valve Lifespans

I received a question from an earlier post, End of Life Expectancy for Final Control Elements in Safety and Control Systems, by Emerson’s Riyaz Ali. The instrument & control engineer who came upon the blog post wrote…

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Advancing Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing

Advancing Lithium-Ion Battery Manufacturing

Here is a look at some of the technologies that improve lithium-ion battery production. These batteries are widely used in electric vehicles, solar and wind power energy storage, and a wide range of mobile devices.

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Driving Safety Improvements Through Location Monitoring

Driving Safety Improvements Through Location Monitoring

In a Safety Solutions article, Improve plant safety with location monitoring technology, Emerson’s Bala Chinnappan shares another use case, tracking the path of individuals that have tested positive for infectious diseases, such as COVID.

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Hydrogen Movements Challenges and Solutions Podcast

Hydrogen Movements Challenges and Solutions Podcast

In the podcast, Hydrogen measurement and flow with Emerson, Emerson’s Don Fregelette, Laura Chemler, and Andrew Srgo join host Brian DeBruine to discuss some of the challenges and solutions in handling hydrogen across its supply chain from production through distribution.

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Driving Results with Innovative Gas Meter Runs Podcast

Driving Results with Innovative Gas Meter Runs Podcast

At the upcoming October 24-28 Emerson Exchange conference, Emerson’s Karl White will be joined by a gas producer in the Western United States to share their success story on applying Rosemount measurement technology to improve their capital project and ongoing operational costs. Jim Cahill caught up with Karl to get a preview of what they’ll discuss in this podcast.

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Wind Energy Trends and Applications Podcast

Wind Energy Trends and Applications Podcast

Emerson’s Shubhi Goel and Andy Wang join Jim Cahill in this Asia Pacific Sustainability and Decarbonization podcast to discuss the trends, challenges, and solutions to more effectively manage and control wind farms with integrated monitoring, supervisory control, and asset management.

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Sustainability Path Forward

Sustainability Path Forward

Emerson Chief Sustainability Officer Mike Train joins podcast host Jim Cahill to share progress on Emerson’s sustainability journey & path to net zero.

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