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Rhodes, Mike, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

XRG Technologies appoints Joe Tleimat as Senior Principal Engineer

Executive Viewpoint: Leading in times of uncertainty

Graham, L. J., Seeq Corp.

I recently gave a presentation at the American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Women in Industry event, where I spoke to more than 100 attendees on leading during uncertain times.

Executive Viewpoint: Interconnected neural networks drive breakthrough optimization

Cohen, G., Imubit

We have all learned that technology alone will not improve our operations.

Smart manufacturing standardization: Driving global interoperability for enabling factories of the future

Singh, S., ABB

Smart manufacturing is a topic that has generated considerable discussions within industry and standards organizations.

Business Trends: Are chemical companies ready for the future of work?

Dickson, D., Deloitte Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant, short-term disruption to the chemical industry, potentially leading to long-term impacts.

Editorial Comment: The tools advancing the HPI into the digital age

Nichols, Lee, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

The HPI has been going through a digital transformation, increasingly adopting digital technologies to improve existing processes and structures to improve performance.

Safety: Do companies have the right tools to make proactive safety decisions?

Brewer, C., Sphera

A process safety management/operational risk management survey conducted by Sphera in 2020 polled respondents on the following items.

How to support condition monitoring with wireless instrumentation networks

Cureton, A., Emerson

When WirelessHART first hit the market in 2008, most of the native devices using it were process measurement instruments.

Optimizing methanol plant operations through minimal capital investments

Soto, J., Methanex Corp.

In the constant search for improvement, Methanex has developed a state-of-the-art project to improve plant operation at its methanol production facility in Punta Arenas, Chile (FIG. 1).

Workforce: Five lessons to get the most out of remote training and tools

Munson, P., T.A. Cook & Partner Consultants

The past year has been a time of great challenges, and of great opportunities, for people to adapt and overcome the current restrictions on in-person meetings.