Industries Blogs
    • 24 Apr 2019

    Blog: Optimizing Biomanufacturing in Real Time

    One of the inherent challenges in top-down scheduling systems, such as manufacturing plans generated from Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (Level 4 in ANSI/ISA-95 model ), are that they are typically based on the ideal state of manufacturers’ processes. The real state may quite different and include issues with equipment, processing steps that didn’t go as planned, and other less-than-ideal occurrences. For...
    • 8 Apr 2019

    Blog: Energy Management with IIoT for Water and Wastewater Utilities

    Peter Gabor Water & wastewater utilities can improve efficiency using Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. In a WaterWorld article, Leveraging IIoT for Energy Management , Emerson’s Peter Gabor participated in a question & answer session to share his thoughts on how these utilities are incorporating IIoT. Peter noted that energy costs are a big part of total operating costs and driving down energy consumption...
    • 3 Apr 2019

    Blog: Taming Big Data in the Life Sciences

    Bob Lenich The Interphex conference for pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers is underway this week in New York City. Emerson’s Bob Lenich is presenting Big Data in Life Sciences Manufacturing. Bob opens citing one pharmaceutical manufacturer who generates 5000 data points every second during a production run. This data rate translates into 1.3*10 10 pieces of data per production run. Here are some of the data...
    • 1 Apr 2019

    Blog: BioPhorum Roadmap for In-line Monitoring and Real-time Release

    Professionals across the Life Sciences industry are gathering this week in New York City for Interphex . Organizers bill this conference as: …the premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device development and manufacturing event where you can “Experience Science through Commercialization”. Michalle Adkins Emerson’s Michalle Adkins will be presenting, Update on BioPhorum’s Roadmap for In-line Monitoring and Real...
    • 29 Mar 2019

    Blog: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Digital Transformation

    Let’s end the week with a look back at one of the news items in the flurry of news coming out of CERAWeek . The news, Repsol Selects Emerson for Multi-Year Exploration Technology Contract , describes how Repsol has standardized on Emerson’s Paradigm Exploration & Production software suite for maximum production efficiencies. From the news release: Repsol will leverage Emerson’s E&P software suite, part of the company...
    • 28 Mar 2019

    Blog: Advancing Digital Plant Maturity for Biopharmaceutical Manufacturers

    Ron Rossbach At the recent 2019 China International Biopharma4.0 Summit , Emerson’s Ron Rossbach presented Biopharma 4.0—Integrated Software Enabling Digital Capabilities. I’ll highlight some of Ron’s key points. He opened describing some of the main challenges biopharmaceutical manufacturers seek to address through enterprise digitalization—reducing time to market, increasing capital expenditure (CAPEX) productivity...
    • 14 Mar 2019

    Alternative Energy Blog: Digital Transformation in Electrical Power Industry

    Today is Power day at CERAWeek 2019 where the focus is on the electrical power generators and distributors bringing electricity to our homes and businesses. Like the other industries this week, digital transformation initiatives are on their minds. In a panel, Power: Realizing value from digital transformation, Emerson’s Bob Yeager discussed the use of digital technologies to help predict, manage, and control complex...
    • 14 Mar 2019

    Alternative Energy Blog: Digital Transformation in Electrical Power Industry

    Today is Power day at CERAWeek 2019 where the focus is on the electrical power generators and distributors bringing electricity to our homes and businesses. Like the other industries this week, digital transformation initiatives are on their minds. In a panel, Power: Realizing value from digital transformation, Emerson’s Bob Yeager discussed the use of digital technologies to help predict, manage, and control complex...
    • 13 Mar 2019

    Blog: Natural Gas Infrastructure in the Permian Basin

    The prolific Permian Basin has been a part of many conversations this week at CERAWeek 2019. In a panel session, North American Gas Infrastructure: Keeping pace with gas production, Emerson’s David Tredinnick shared his perspectives on the current pipeline constraints and role of technology in moving natural gas through the supply chain. One of the panelists noted that the infrastructure for natural gas is far behind...
    • 13 Mar 2019

    Blog: Natural Gas Infrastructure in the Permian Basin

    The prolific Permian Basin has been a part of many conversations this week at CERAWeek 2019. In a panel session, North American Gas Infrastructure: Keeping pace with gas production, Emerson’s David Tredinnick shared his perspectives on the current pipeline constraints and role of technology in moving natural gas through the supply chain. One of the panelists noted that the infrastructure for natural gas is far behind...