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Podcasts Popular in 2019 Posts

Posted in Education on Monday, January 13th, 2020. No comments yet
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As we enter this new decade of the 2020s, I wanted to do a quick look back at 2019 to share the 10 most popular posts in terms of total views. It’s quite interesting to see that half of the top 10 are posts with embedded podcasts. What’s interesting is that you can subscribe to […]

Encouraging Greater STEM Career Participation

Posted in Education on Monday, December 16th, 2019. No comments yet
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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) careers are common here at Emerson. Our company published a study this year that found: …that 6 out of 10 Americans are interested in pursuing STEM careers – but fewer than 4 in 10 (39%) have felt encouraged to do so. The disparity is even more pronounced among women: […]

Upskilling for Increased Manufacturing Productivity

Posted in Education on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019. No comments yet
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How many times have you used a high technology device such as a smart phone or watch, only to discover a much easier/better way to do something after being shown how? This productivity improvement could have come from someone showing you, coming upon a write up or video, or formal training. For those new to […]

Navigating your Career with the 5 V’s

Posted in Education on Monday, October 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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The transition continues across many industries as Baby Boomers retire and new professionals come into the manufacturing & production industries. That’s true for refiners and petrochemical producers. Here in San Antonio, Texas, at the AFPM Operations & Process Technology Summit, an Emerging Leaders panel explored the issues surrounding this transition. Emerson’s Meha Jha joined this […]

Globe Valve Basics

Posted in Education, Final Control Element on Thursday, July 18th, 2019. No comments yet
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If you’re new to the process industries and have responsibilities including a safe, reliable and efficient production process, then you likely need to understand how control valves work. And, one of the best sources for learning is the Control Valve Handbook. For instance, if you need to learn about globe valves, section 3.1.1 of the […]