Resource Efficiency

 

For the first time as a video: New column by Dr. Andreas Helget is online

Dr.-ing comments on why chemistry still relies largely on crude oil and natural gas today, what alternatives there are and what advantages and disadvantages these have. Andreas Helget, Managing Director of Yokogawa Deutschland GmbH, in the fifth part of his column. 

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Digital Transformation: Can there only be one?

Although the digital transformation in the process industry is facing a significant change, there is still the view in some places that the change in technology, processes and business methods can be carried out using tried and tested methods. Some defend the respective historically grown areas and solutions. However, the implementation of digitization projects is a highly interdisciplinary task, and it affects all areas of the company.

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Pharmaceutical Single-use Technologies: An Environmental Trade-off?

The motivation to reduce costs, meet regulatory requirements and improve process flexibility has led many pharmaceutical companies to consider single-use, pre-sterilised plastic equipment systems as an alternative to stainless steel. Single-use equipment makes the pharmaceutical manufacturing process increasingly efficient and less costly. However, with the environmental impact of increased plastic waste making headlines, and limited recycling opportunities facing the industry, is there an environmental trade-off happening?

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Third column of Dr. Andreas Helget

BLOG / In his third column, Dr. Andreas Helget, Managing Director of Yokogawa Germany, deals with the topic of sustainability in the chemistry sector. It is an open secret that in view of the immense consumption of raw materials in this industry, the “key” to the future of sustainable chemistry is being feverishly sought. What role biomass, i.e. (micro)algae, play in this context can be read here.

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Is your measuring instrument in good health? The built-in doctor knows what’s wrong.

Know whether the meter requires maintenance or not. With the Yokogawa solution, the meter can even be tested during operation. Take a look now to learn more about the Tube Health Check!

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New operations solution: Yokogawa introduces OpreX Profit driven Operation Solution

“OpreX Profit Driven Operation Solution” is a profit-oriented solution for the process industry that enables seamless alignment with asset management objectives across the enterprise, from operations to the C suite. The solution is based on a methodology of related performance indicators derived from Yokogawa’s extensive expertise.

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KBC presents the latest solutions for energy efficiency management

At ACHEMA 2018, KBC – a Yokogawa Company will present its latest energy efficiency management solutions for the entire chemical industry and show how customers can achieve short-term savings of several million euros.

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Daylight saving time change – the return of the lost hour

In automation systems, each data point (or data record) is normally given a timestamp instantly. Does summer time have any impact on timestamps or dates etc.?

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