Process equipment represents an enormous investment for manufacturers, with medium to large plants having thousands of assets that support the supply chain, production and distribution. All equipment...
An intelligent pump is more than a pump; the product is a combination of a pump, process instrument(s) and variable frequency drive (VFD) with related intelligence embedded in the microprocessor...
Pump users may have a reasonable expectation that a properly installed fixed-speed pump will run reliably at any point on the manufacturer's published head-capacity curve. While this is true for most...
The U.S. is a global production leader in energy and a major consumer of all types of energy. The Worldwatch Institute estimates that the U.S. has less than 5 percent of the world’s population yet...
Designers can find short- and long-term savings by using a non-traditional approach.
Modern tools allow plants to predict and prevent costly failures.
The digital revolution is rapidly transforming one industry after another. The industrial automation industry was one of the first to experience total transformation as mainframe computers displaced...
Many industrial plants, especially those that employ continuous processes, such as chemical, paper and refineries, are located on or near a river. Often, these facilities can pump 25 percent or more...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Sept. 1, 2015) – Last month, CNN reported on the “The Blob” that is affecting the Pacific Northwest Coast waters. The Blob consists of high concentrations of algae that occur...
A Big Picture Evaluation Can Produce 
Big Savings
A systems approach to efficiency often reduces production costs.