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Digital: Safety, simplicity and productivity provide the value needed in plant operations

In today’s manufacturing environment, process automation professionals must choose from a multitude of widgets and innovations to help their plants run more smoothly.

David, A., Endress+Hauser

In today’s manufacturing environment, process automation professionals must choose from a multitude of widgets and innovations to help their plants run more smoothly. This raises questions as to what makes a new technology or widget useful and not just another PowerPoint slide detailing features and benefits. When researching the universe of process automation technologies, it is easy to get excited about something new and innovative. However, investing in new technology for the plant environment is much harder than upgrading to the newest smartphone. Many different aspects and effects of proposed improvements must be considered, including compatibility with existing systems, ease-of-use, c

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