An Introduction to Operations Research in the Process Industries

An Introduction to Operations Research in the Process Industries

This guest blog post is part of a series written by Edward J. Farmer, PE, ISA Fellow and author of the new ISA book Detecting Leaks in Pipelines. To download a free excerpt from Detecting Leaks in Pipelines, click here. If you would like more information on how to...
What Should a Plant Manager Do During the First 90 Days on the Job?

What Should a Plant Manager Do During the First 90 Days on the Job?

This guest blog post was written by Bryan Christiansen, founder and CEO at Limble CMMS. Limble is a mobile first, modern computerized maintenance management system application, designed to help managers organize, automate and streamline their maintenance operations....
Basic Guidelines for Control Valve Selection and Sizing

Basic Guidelines for Control Valve Selection and Sizing

The following technical discussion is part of an occasional series showcasing the ISA Mentor Program, authored by Greg McMillan, industry consultant, author of numerous process control books, 2010 ISA Life Achievement Award recipient and retired Senior Fellow from...
The Seven Key Aspects of Automation Projects for Project Managers

The Seven Key Aspects of Automation Projects for Project Managers

This post was written by Dzhamshid Safin, PhD, PMP, a building automation and control specialist at Honeywell. The art and science of project management gives us useful knowledge and powerful tools and techniques to successfully manage complex projects in various...
The Three Most Desirable MRP Software Features for Manufacturers

The Three Most Desirable MRP Software Features for Manufacturers

This guest blog post was written by David Budiac, a managing partner at Software Connect. For manufacturers, material requirements planning (MRP) software is one of the key elements to running a smooth manufacturing operation. From start to finish, MRP software keeps...

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