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HP Control: Automation: moving from a commodity

Peter Martin, VP of Corporate Marketing at the Foxboro Company, gave an interesting presentation entitled, "Bottom Line Automation," at the Invensys 2000 Conference, in Las Vegas (I cou..

Kane, L., Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Peter Martin, VP of Corporate Marketing at the Foxboro Company, gave an interesting presentation entitled, "Bottom Line Automation," at the Invensys 2000 Conference, in Las Vegas (I couldn't attend but heard it later). Peter's presentation basically addressed the past, present and near-future of process control. Peter indicated that modern process control evolved through three trends: application-based, technology-based and economic-based control. Application-based. In the '60s and '70s major control system suppliers had salespeople that solved control problems. Most were engineers who made solving problems the priorit

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