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Axens to provide advanced cloud-based monitoring for Mol Group’s Danube refinery

Axens (Rueill-Malmaison, France; www.axens.net) announced that it has signed a contract with MOL Group (Budapest, Hungary; www.molgroup.info) for its Danube Refinery to develop a cloud-based real-time monitoring unit as part of Connect‘In, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), developed by Axens and supported…

Transformations in Transit: Chemical Logistics Get Smarter

Digitalization, sustainability, security and safety are at the forefront of innovations in the logistics and supply-chain sectors Ensuring that chemical products reach the correct location at the correct time requires intricate networks of complex logistics and scheduling tasks where several…

Yokogawa launches IIoT services business unit

Yokogawa Electric Corp. (Tokyo, Japan; www.yokogawa.com) has  announced the launch of amnimo Inc., a business unit that will be tasked with identifying, developing, and offering services that can add value by leveraging the industrial IoT (IIoT) architecture currently under development…

Chiyoda to provide digital technologies to ADNOC

Chiyoda Corp. (Yokohama, Japan; www.chiyodacorp.com) has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company Ltd. (ADNOC LNG) to provide state-of-the-art digital technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analytics, on ADNOC LNG’s facilities. The MOU…

Advanced Liquid Analytics Aid Process Optimization

Digitalized, cost-effective instruments allow more measurement points and provide usable data Although the basic methods of measuring pH, oxidation-reduction potential (ORP), conductivity, dissolved oxygen (DO), chlorine, turbidity and similar parameters haven’t changed, digitalized instrumentation for liquid analysis is becoming smarter,…

Data Science and Machine Learning: New Elements for Asset Management

New  digital capabilities have enabled a revolution in the way process equipment maintenance can be approached, but the true impact of these newfound insights depends on organizational collaboration The chemical process industries (CPI) are facing a new economic landscape with…

Making connections

Most of us involved in the chemical process industries (CPI) are familiar with — to varying degrees — the industrial internet of things (IIoT). Also known as Industry 4.0 and more recently as industrial digitalization, the movement toward connecting more…

Air-filtration systems: Clearing the Air

Modern air-filtration systems provide more-efficient dust collection and assist with air quality compliance Air-filtration and dust-collection systems are the go-to gear for protecting employees and equipment from dust exposure and for complying with air-quality, safety and combustible-dust regulations enforced by…

Rotating Machines: Digital Technologies to Enable Predictive Maintenance

Predictive maintenance for rotating machinery is gaining prominence as plant operators embrace analytics and learn how to approach their operating benchmarks Rotating machines, such as motors, compressors, pumps and turbines, are critically important components of plant operations, and must perform…

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Chemical Supply Chains Go Digital

When it comes to managing complex global supply chains, visibility and collaboration are the name of the game. To drive it, companies are embracing digital strategies The global chemical process industries (CPI) are undergoing a major transformation brought about by…