Archive for the ‘Modernization’ Category

Start with Improvement Opportunities in Modernization Projects

Posted in Modernization on Monday, March 20th, 2017. No comments yet
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Author: John Dolenc It is nice to hear from our customers and read in the literature that it has become important to not just replace obsolete control system equipment, but to also provide operational improvement. For the longest time, I have been puzzled by the idea of not taking the opportunity to improve process operations […]

When to Implement Improvements on Control System Modernization Projects

Posted in Modernization on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017. No comments yet
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Author: John Dolenc Many times modernization project justification is made up of several smaller optimization projects that are added together to reach enough financial benefit to justify the project. One of the interesting discussions we have internally amongst the consultants is when optimization projects associated with control system modernization should be implemented. Some consultants say […]

IIoT Technologies and Connected Services

Posted in Industrial IOT, Modernization on Thursday, November 17th, 2016. One comment so far
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With all the hoopla and commotion you might be hearing about the “Industrial Internet of Things” and how it might improve operations, what might this all really mean for your manufacturing and production operations? In this short 2:30 minute YouTube video, Industrial Internet of Things and Connected Services, Emerson’s Mike Boudreaux and Microsoft’s Rodney Clark […]

Planning and Justifying Control System Modernization Projects

Posted in Modernization on Thursday, September 8th, 2016. No comments yet
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Author: John Dolenc It is nice to hear from our customers and read in the literature that it has become important to not just replace obsolete control system equipment, but to also provide operational improvement. For the longest time I have been puzzled by the idea of not taking the opportunity to improve process operations […]

Applying Technology to Modernize Control Systems

Posted in Emerson Exchange, Modernization on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016. No comments yet
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Those of us in the “baby boomer” generation know how fast time goes by. Children grow up quickly and the control systems running our process manufacturing and production facilities age. There’s not much we can do about kids growing up quickly, but we do have ways to modernize our control systems. At the October 24-28 […]