New ISA book outlines a pathway to improved plant floor productivity, efficiency

By taking an operations-based approach to Manufacturing Execution Systems, new ISA book outlines a pathway to improved plant floor productivity, efficiency By describing the implementation and use of Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) through an operations-focused approach, a new ISA book…

New Guide to Cybersecurity Standards: ISA Introduces an Overview of the ISA/IEC 62443 Series

The International Society of Automation (ISA) and the ISA Global Cybersecurity Alliance have released a new guide to the world’s only consensus-based automation cybersecurity standards. “Quick Start Guide: An Overview of the ISA/IEC 62443 Series of Standards,” now available for…

Beamex partners with the ISA New Orleans Section to donate $25,000 to a UNO scholarship fund

Proceeds from the Annual Calibration Exchange combined with large contribution from the ISA New Orleans Section create a new scholarship fund Late last month, a scholarship totaling $25,000 was created for the University of New Orleans Engineering Program, funded by…

ISA publishes fourth edition of its Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam reference manual

The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces the fourth edition release of its Control Systems Engineering Exam Reference Manual: A Practical Study Guide—updated to cover the new, 2019 Principles and Practice of Engineering (PE) Control Systems Engineering (CSE) exam specifications developed…

New Guidelines for Optimizing HMI Usability and Performance Published by ISA

Human-machine interfaces (HMIs), the primary means by which users interact with industrial processes, provide the potential and opportunity to greatly enhance operations - or to confuse users and degrade operations. The International Society of Automation's first American National Standard on…