Industry Intelligence

Is it time to invest in new equipment or take a closer look at revitalizing your control system?

      How does this investment compare to the alternative (buying a new turbine)? Updating a control system is inexpensive compared to buying a new turbine.  Although new turbines offer higher heat rates, better emissions and overall more MW output than older systems.  The Return on Investment of a new turbine would take more years to recover.  ...


Showcase your expertise in Houston next March...call for presentations is now open for APW 2017

Share your expertise and be part of ABB’s largest and most comprehensive educational experience in North America. Submit your presentation abstract for next year’s ABB Automation & Power World, now through September 15. Thousands of engineers, managers, executives and ABB technical experts will converge in Houston, Texas, for this premiere event, March 13 – 16, 2017. Help ...


Risk, reliability & recovery digital conference

Leverage technology to manage risk & optimize reliability Aging infrastructure, new regulations and major weather events, combined with CAPEX constraints and reduced O&M budgets mandate risk-based decision making to optimize limited resources. While new technologies can help utilities overcome many of these challenges, they can be complicated to navigate. Attend our informative keynote panel session to ...


Sulzer expands facility capability with new lathe

Industrial gas turbines are increasing in size. As a result of this, repair facilities that overhaul and repair these machines must keep pace. One of the key tools is a large lathe. As one of the leading industrial gas turbine and rotor repair providers in the world, Sulzer has recently upgraded its service center in ...


ABB’s Symphony Plus DCS leader in the power generation market

While prestigious ARC Advisory Group confirms ABB as number one global DCS supplier, ABB announces Symphony Plus controls installed in 50,000 MW of power plants since 2011 introduction. ABB has been recognized by the ARC Advisory Group as the global leader in distributed control systems (DCS) and as the number one positioned supplier of DCS. From the ARC ...


Sulzer Service Solutions

Sulzer is the leading worldwide, independent service provider for the repair and maintenance of large rotating machines including turbomachinery, pumps and electro-mechanical equipment. With a global network of technically advanced remanufacturing and test facilities, Sulzer offers a collaborative advantage that delivers high-quality, cost-effective, customized and turnkey solutions, providing its customers with the peace-of-mind to focus ...


Red and green to grey -- Why switch my HMI?

Many operators are perfectly happy with their trusty red and green HMIs and can’t imagine why they should give them up for a dull greyscale display. When they take a closer look, they usually find out that grey is beautiful. ...


MPW Blog: Wet Scrub vs. Dry Scrub Options - Part 1

Painting Shop Management: Exploring Wet Scrub vs. Dry Scrub Options—Part 1 Having options usually means weighing positives vs. negatives, benefits vs. costs. When it comes to paint shop management for large-scale operations, we provide two unique and comprehensive cleaning and maintenance options. Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) encounter two common issues during their automotive production: paint overspray ...


The Importance of RTO Maintenance

The importance of RTO maintenance RTOs or Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers control emissions without producing harmful byproducts or hazardous waste. They help destroy volatile organic compounds (VOCs), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and other odorous emissions created during normal manufacturing and industrial processes by combusting them into carbon dioxide and water. RTOs pass hot exhaust gas and cooler ...


What to Look for in an Industrial Cleaning Supplier

Your company is growing: The number of products you manufacture and the pace at which they are produced require a new post-production strategy. Your capacity to properly execute technology-based industrial cleaning projects must adapt to the changing needs of your company and keep up with your fast-moving operation. A reliable, respected industrial cleaning supplier can ...


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