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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Motion Control Technology Considerations

Motion Control Technology Considerations

At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Alec Grainger, Chris Noble and Ajay Rana teamed up to share how to choose the right motion technology—servo vs. variable frequency drive vs. pneumatics.

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Artificial Intelligence in Vaccine Manufacturing

Artificial Intelligence in Vaccine Manufacturing

In a Jersey’s Best article, Powerful AI technology is changing the way N.J. operates, for the better, Emerson’s Dennis Belanger explains how AI is used, “…as a monitoring tool to understand the condition of eggs that are often used to create vaccines to combat the influenza virus…”

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Innovative Pulse Staking and Swaging for Thermoplastics

Innovative Pulse Staking and Swaging for Thermoplastics

In a Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry (MD+DI) article, Advanced Technology for Plastics Staking and Swaging, Emerson’s Priyank Kishor describes a technology innovation, pulse staking. Pulse staking uses local heating and cooling to raise the temperature of plastic components and allow plastic reforming to be carried out.

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Optimizing Combustion Processes

Optimizing Combustion Processes

Emerson’s Bob Sabin works with manufacturers and producers to improve how combustion units operate. Energy costs are typically a large part of the overall operational costs for these production processes. Bob shared that many times with combustion improvement projects, people get focused on efficiency only. Often, more importantly is the reliability & availability, responsiveness, ease of operation, and ease of troubleshooting & maintenance of these units.

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IIoT for Reliability and Safety Improvements

IIoT for Reliability and Safety Improvements

In an Intech article, Using IIoT technology to improve reliability and safety, Emerson’s Marcelo Carugo shares ways IIoT helps manufacturers and producers improve safety practices and overall reliability.

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Teaming IT and OT on Cybersecurity

Teaming IT and OT on Cybersecurity

In a Refiner’s Guide to Digital Transformation article, No more silos: OT and IT team up to tackle cybersecurity, Emerson’s Rick Gorskie shares strategies on how to enhance collaboration and protection.

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Integrated Gas Metering Systems

Integrated Gas Metering Systems

Gas metering systems are the cash registers for custody transfer between companies. At the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series, Emerson’s Juan Najera shares some best practices in designing and operating these gas metering systems.

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Verification Methods for Coriolis Flow Meters

Verification Methods for Coriolis Flow Meters

Emerson’s Marc Buttler discussed the verification process for Coriolis flow meters using methods such as master meters, proving, lab calibration and secondary verification diagnostics at the Emerson Exchange Americas Virtual Series.

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Mitigating Loss of Containment Risks

Mitigating Loss of Containment Risks

At the Emerson Exchange America Virtual Series, Emerson’s Ed Schodowski, David Macedonia, Christiane Lederer and Brian Ledeboer we on a panel to discuss innovations in process safety around loss of containment for refiners, chemical and petrochemical producers.

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