Archive for the ‘Process Optimization’ Category

Shifting Toward Real-Time Predictive Manufacturing

Posted in Process Optimization, Support Services on Monday, January 14th, 2019. No comments yet
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Last week we shared a post about the COP24 conference and the need for more sustainable manufacturing. Emerson’s Chris Hamlin also attended this conference held in Poland in early December. In an Energetyka 24 video interview, Chris explained how we are now undergoing a huge, transformative shift where data and information are available almost anywhere […]

Podcast: How to Approach Energy Management Projects

Posted in Energy, Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts on Monday, January 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Sam Thiara joined me virtually from the UK for our continuing FIRSTHAND: Operational Certainty Consulting in a Pod podcast series. Sam, whom you may recall from earlier energy management-related posts, is a member of the Operational Certainty Consulting Group speaking with manufacturers about their energy management challenges. In this 10-minute podcast, we discuss the […]

Driving More Sustainable Manufacturing

Posted in Process Optimization on Monday, January 7th, 2019. No comments yet
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The 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) was held in Katowice, Poland, December 2-14. For many years, manufacturers have been on a path to drive more sustainable operations in reducing emissions and energy usage. As automation technology advances, it plays an increasing role as a strategic […]

Driving Manufacturing Performance Gains with Cloud-based Optimization

Posted in Control Strategies, Process Optimization on Monday, December 10th, 2018. No comments yet
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The U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) is: …an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…” In 2006, the NSF funded a research project to create a step change in the performance of US manufacturing. The […]

5 Questions for Operational Certainty Consultant Sam Thiara

Posted in Energy, Operational Certainty Consulting Podcasts on Thursday, November 15th, 2018. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Sam Thiara joins our continuing podcast series, 5 questions for an Emerson Expert. Sam works with manufacturers across the process industries to improve operational performance and achieve top quartile performance. We’ll have an in-depth podcast in the coming weeks with Sam’s perspectives on how the Operational Certainty consultants on how they work with process […]