Automation Systems

ABB Drive System Wins the 2009 Science and Technology Achievement Award of CIS

ABB retains the national award and its leading technology is well recognized by an authoritative national institution Beijing, October 23, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced recently that its drive system for paper production lines won the China Instrumentation and Control Society 's 2009 Science and Technology Achievement Award, in the Excellent Product...

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Emerson Completes Design and Construction of Instrumentation, Control and Computer System Upgrade at One of Country's Largest Water and Wastewater Treatment Complexes

Emerson now enters comprehensive seven-year systems maintenance phase of project PITTSBURGH (October 12, 2009) - Emerson Process Management announced today it has successfully completed the design and construction (Phase One) of a multi-year initiative to modernize the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department's (DWSD) vast water and wastewater treatment complexes with its Ovation® control and SCADA...

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Order Picking System helps streamline fulfullment process.

Order Picking System helps streamline fulfullment process.

Labor reducing Pick-n-Go® integrates with existing Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and established processes. Existing forklifts are automated with Pick-n-Go vehicle automation kit that connects with WMS, while picker receives information about order via headset. Forklift is automatically placed in right position with forks at right height, and picker follows forklift step-by-step,...

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Emerson Enhances Deltav(TM) Digital Automation System with Integrated Machinery Protection and Prediction

Emerson Enhances Deltav(TM) Digital Automation System with Integrated Machinery Protection and Prediction

The industry's most extensive integration of process and machinery health information enables plants to operate with confidence AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 19, 2009) -- Emerson Process Management has integrated machinery protection and prediction of critical mechanical equipment with its DeltaV(TM) digital automation system. This new capability directly supports users' goals for improved availability...

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Quick Change Pallet System handles small pallets.

Quick Change Pallet System handles small pallets.

Measuring 10 x 10 in. and suited for 5-axis machining centers, UNILOCK NSA SF achieves precise centering using 4 short tapers on corners, which also compensate for torques and tilting moments. Single clamping module generates 16,860 lb of force. UNILOCK NSA SF is failsafe, using 4 spring driven form-fit, self-locking clamping slides into centering sleeve that can be monitored. To unlock clamping...

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ABB Helps Stora Enso Break Records in Paper Mill Productivity

ABB Helps Stora Enso Break Records in Paper Mill Productivity

Automation, power and electrification improve performance, energy efficiency Zurich, Switzerland, October 20, 2009-- A complete ABB automation, power distribution and electrification solution is enabling a mega-size paper machine to break world speed and productivity records while minimizing power consumption in this, one of the world's three most energy-intensive industries. Following ABB's...

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Windak Announces Breakthrough Coiling Solution

Windak Announces Breakthrough Coiling Solution

Jarfalla, Sweden, October 15, 2009 - Windak announced today that the first of its new generation of automatic coilers, the FC5, has been successfully installed in Finland. According to Urban Bollo, Managing Director of Windak Sweden, the FC5 automatic flex coiler is the first machine Windak has introduced as part of its new generation of Affordable Automation Packaging Solutions. We understand...

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ABB Wins $120 Million Hydropower Order in Switzerland

Integrated solution to help balance and secure reliable power supplies Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 21, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth $120 million from Kraftwerke Linth-Limmern AG (KLL) related to the construction of a new hydropower plant and energy-storage facility in eastern Switzerland. The order was booked in the third quarter. The...

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Honeywell to Automate the Largest Green Diesel Plant in the United States

Fully Integrated System from Process to Building Controls Will Help Produce 18-Million Gallons of Green Diesel Annually from Wood Waste and Forest Residue PHOENIX, Oct. 26, 2009 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced that Flambeau River Biofuels (FRB) has selected it to supply and integrate all automation equipment for the largest second-generation green diesel plant in the United States. The...

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Emerson's Smart Wireless Technology Expansion Helps Severstal Wheeling Make Further Gains at Its Ohio Steel Plant

Major steelmaker easily deploys additional reliable networks to improve process, safety, and environmental benefits throughout fully integrated hot strip mill AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 15, 2009) - Severstal Wheeling, the U.S.'s fourth largest integrated steel producer, has expanded its use of Emerson Process Management's Smart Wireless technology to improve process, fire safety, and environmental...

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