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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Improving Logical Changeover Production Readiness in the Life Sciences

Improving Logical Changeover Production Readiness in the Life Sciences

Technology has continued to advance and provide ways to assist pharmaceutical & biopharmaceutical manufacturers with production readiness. Improper set up and qualification of automation and information management production applications cause start-up and product changeover delays, as well as slow performance during production runs.

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Driving Reliability Improvements by Monitoring Assets Plantwide

Driving Reliability Improvements by Monitoring Assets Plantwide

In this 4 ½ minute YouTube video, Ensuring Reliability Through Enterprise-wide Asset Monitoring, Emerson’s Alessea Lane describes how technologies in the Plantweb digital ecosystem help to improve the overall reliability of operations to meet production targets, ensure safety and avoid high maintenance costs–on various asset types and across multiple sites.

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Monitoring for Corrosion in Refineries

Monitoring for Corrosion in Refineries

In a Hydrocarbon Engineering article, A Fine Balance, Emerson’s Jake Davies describes ways to address the corrosion and erosion that can wear away piping, tanks, vessels and valves in the refining process.

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Podcast: Using MyAssets Digital Tools for Faster Access to Device Information

Podcast: Using MyAssets Digital Tools for Faster Access to Device Information

In this podcast, Emerson’s Kristin Steiner and Adam Thompson joined Jim Cahill to discussed the MyAssets digital toolset, as one of the components of the MyEmerson Personalized Digital Experience. MyAssets provides a single location where you can instantly access a digital installed base record of devices – smart and non-smart – at your plant, regardless of manufacturer.

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ISAConnect Members-Only Peer Communities

ISAConnect Members-Only Peer Communities

The International Society of Automation (ISA) is growing nice online communities in their members-only ISAConnect section of the website. One of the active groups, Chemical and Petroleum Industries Division (ChemPID), is led by Emerson’s David Lee.

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Oil and Gas Role in a Sustainable Future

Oil and Gas Role in a Sustainable Future

Reuters will be hosting a Data Driven Oil & Gas 2021 virtual event with Emerson’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Mike Train joining a panel including Sustainability senior executives from BP and Crestwood Equity Partners.

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Pulse Valves for Efficient Dust Collector Systems

Pulse Valves for Efficient Dust Collector Systems

In a Hydraulics & Pneumatics article, Pulse Valves: An Efficient Solution, Emerson’s Michael Russo teams with Motion Industries’ Jeremiah Newton to discuss ways to lower energy and maintenance costs on these dust collection systems.

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Emerson Exchange EMEA On Demand

Emerson Exchange EMEA On Demand

In case you missed the virtual Emerson Exchange Europe, Middle East & Africa this past March, the good news is that you can still register to watch the recordings on demand on the Emerson Exchange EMEA site.

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Pilot-Operated Safety Valves in LNG Applications

Pilot-Operated Safety Valves in LNG Applications

In a Valve magazine article, Enhanced Safety in LNG Applications, Emerson’s Jean-Paul Boyer highlights the importance of pressure safety valves (PSVs) in maintaining safe operations as more of these LNG facilities come on-line across the globe.

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