Bring Your Own Device Article

The WWEMA column in the March issue of WaterWorld magazine featured an article by Director of OEM Business Development Leelon Scott on the subject of Bring Your Own Device. This piece addresses the concept of device flexibility as mobile technology is integrated into the control system environment. There are several issues associated with allowing employees to use…

PLC vs. DCS: White Paper Preview

We are putting the finishing touches on a white paper that addresses the question of control system platform selection, PLC vs. DCS. It will provide an in-depth discussion of this subject and will hopefully clear up many misconceptions and provide some meaningful guidance on a question that many end users are faced with. As a…

ENR “Covers” Port of Miami Tunnel Project

TBM cutting head face. Photo courtesy of Port of Miami Tunnel[/caption] Engineering News Record, the premier magazine serving the construction industry, made the Port of Miami Tunnel Project the cover story for its April 8, 2013 issue. This project, begun in 2010 and scheduled for completion in 2014, involves boring two 42.3-ft tunnels 4,200 feet long to…

Homerun Project

One interesting project our Industrial group has been working on recently is the control panels for a company that does lighting for recreational parks. Though this project may initially sound like an average lighting controls project, it actually has some unique features that make it more impressive than typical lighting jobs This particular project is specifically…

Preventing Arc Flash

There are few industrial hazards as scary as arc flash, the release of energy caused by an electrical arc. It results from electric current passing through air as the result of a failure or an accidental connection between voltage sources. It can cause severe injury or death. More and more businesses are becoming aware of the…