• Digital Transformation in the Manufacturing Industry

    In recent years, there has been a lot of talk about digital transformation within the manufacturing industry. Many companies have been hesitant to invest in this type of transformation due to perceived cost and disruption concerns. However, it is re...
  • The Chip Shortage Continues: How Semiconductor Manufacturers Are Responding

    The global chip shortage continues to put pressure on semiconductor manufacturers, who are searching for ways to increase production yields. One solution is to modernize operations with cutting-edge automation and data analysis tools. However...
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicle Reliable Pressure Control

    Electric vehicles powered by fuel cells and hydrogen require an accurate flow and pressure of the hydrogen to meet the load demands the vehicle places on the motor. Reliable and precise pressure control is essential for robust operation. This quick 2...
  • Emerson at PACK EXPO 2022: The Future of Connected Manufacturing

    Last week, over 40,000 packaging and processing professionals descended on Chicago for PACK EXPO. As one of the largest trade shows in North America, it’s a prime opportunity to see the latest and greatest innovations in the industry. And this ...
  • Monitoring Compressed Air for Energy Optimization and Process Improvement

    Emerson’s Erik Liebscher and Jan Edler shared ways that compressed air monitoring helps optimize energy usage and process performance at the 2022 Emerson Exchange conference. Here is their session’s abstract: Emerson offers with the AVENTICS AF2 air ...
  • Reduce Waste & Increase Efficiency in Clean-in-Place Processes

    While the idea of adding costs to a food and beverage or pharmaceutical industry process like Clean-in-Place/Steam-in-Place (CIP/SIP) has not traditionally been an easy decision, in today’s industrial environment that has changed. With the retirement...
  • New Challenges for Gas Analyzer Designers

    Household waste, industrial emissions, and automobile exhaust are some of the pollutants that can contribute to climate change. They can also make you feel under the weather. In addition, these emissions contribute to the depletion of the Earth&#8217...
  • Three Simple Steps to Improve Gas Train Performance

    When designing fuel trains for a boiler, furnace or oven, one of the key parameters you should strive to maximize is flow. Poor flow in a fuel train can limit the burner’s performance and can also put your entire combustion system at risk of sh...
  • Accelerating the Future of Green Hydrogen

    The push for clean energy continues to drive interest in hydrogen-powered vehicles and power systems. The demand for green hydrogen is greater than ever before, and many consider it to be one of the most viable near-future sources of energy. With thi...
  • Solutions for Hydrogen Electrolysis

    Let’s close the week with a quick 1 ½ minute YouTube video, Hydrogen Electrolyzers | Producing Hydrogen Through Safe and Efficient Electrolyzer Solutions . The video provides look at some of the Emerson technologies that can help in the hydrogen produ...
  • Achieving Future-Ready Operations Through Digital Transformation

    Remote workforces, social distancing, reduced labor efficiency — these are just a few of the buzzwords surrounding the “new normal” manufacturers have faced since the global pandemic. Unfortunately, these are also challenges that are layered o...
  • The Journey to Sustainability

    Making the World a More Sustainable Place Through Our Purpose People all over the globe are taking meaningful steps to reduce their environmental impact. I see it in my own life, in the importance of sustainability to my twin daughters, who are now ...
  • Equipment-Rental Companies: 3 Elements of a Build-to-Order Strategy

    It’s a scenario no equipment-rental company can afford: A big construction project comes to a halt because a rented air compressor or power generator breaks down. And because of supply chain bottlenecks, replacement parts are a long time coming. Ever...
  • Pneumatics for Railway Transportation Applications

    Many of us think about automation in the process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturing industries. But how does automation apply in other industries, such as railway transportation? In a Global Railway Review article, Improving railway operations using...
  • Optimum Fermentation Requires Proper Valve Selection in Fluid Automation

    The alcohol business is booming. The explosion of craft beers, demand for new wine blends and rise of international distilleries mean consumers now have more choices than ever. No matter the size, beverage manufacturers need to make sure their produc...
  • How to Improve Burner Efficiency With Pulse Firing

    Improving productivity while reducing fuel consumption and emissions are high priorities for industrial furnace, oven and dryer manufacturers. Because such equipment heats in-process materials to very high temperatures, they need a lot of fuel to ope...
  • Fluid Control and Pneumatics at the Emerson Exchange

    It’s been great to see face-to-face industry conferences returning. Already this year, I’ve had a chance to attend the 4C Health, Safety & Environmental conference here in Austin, Texas, and the ARC Industry Forum in Orlando, Florida. It is also ...
  • Is the Biotech Industry Growing?

    In the biotech realm, many struggle to find experienced and technically savvy providers who can provide unique solutions in control automation. As trends accelerate in the biopharmaceutical industry, manufacturers are looking for new and improved app...
  • Pneumatic Efficiency for More Sustainable Manufacturing

    Pneumatic pressure drives much production equipment in discrete and hybrid manufacturing operations. Optimizing pneumatic efficiency reduces energy usage and drives more sustainable operations. In a Fluid Power Journal article, Improving pneumatic ef...
  • Food Packaging Automation Trends in 2022

    Authors: Tom Voth and Christine Hoffman The convenience of packaged food and beverages continues to drive growth in this industry. In fact, the U.S packaged food market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.1% from 2021 to...
  • Safety Loop Redundant Solenoids for Exercise and Testing

    Solenoid valves are often found in safety instrumented functions (SIFs) to release pneumatic pressure holding safety valves open or open depending on the application. Redundancy of these valves enables greater reliability and online proof testing. In...
  • Safety Components for Machine Automation

    In this video, Machine Safety | Fluid Control & Pneumatics Mobile Event , Emerson’s Wolf Gerecke explains how our cost-effective solutions keep workers safer, simplify safety systems, improve machine functionality, and maximize productivity....
  • Improving Compressed Air Energy Efficiency

    Compressed air used in many manufacturing sites whether process, hybrid or discrete manufacturing process. In a Compressed Air Best Practices article, Solving Predictive Maintenance and Sustainability Challenges Through Digital Transformation , Emerso...
  • Smart Devices Drive Performance Improvements

    Whether you collect data manually or continuously monitoring with sensors, you need this data to analyze the performance of your industrial assets. In a Process Instrumentation article, Smart valves and pneumatics improve plant performance from the a...
  • Advancements in Pneumatic Valve Systems

    Digital technologies have advanced the performance of pneumatic systems. In a Tech Briefs article, Smarter Pneumatic Valves Enhance Automation Systems , Emerson’s Marchelle Forish describes how: …pneumatic technologies such as control valves con...