Integrating Process Safety and Innovation

Of necessity, process safety broadly focuses on failure — what happens when things don’t go as expected, and what should be done to prevent or mitigate possible negative outcomes. This paper explores the concept of a “Success Modes and Effects Analysis” to identify and address the consequences...

Cloud-Based Alarm Management

With the availability of more process alarm data has come the need to manage that data. Alarm management systems keep track of key process indicators (KPIs), such as the alarm rate over time and peak alarm rates, compiles KPI alarm data in reports and visualization charts, and helps to identify...

Environmental Impact of Wine Production

This column will focus on the various practices in the wine industry that aim to improve the environmental impact of wine making throughout the value chain. It will address several leading certifications, and also differentiate between the terms organic, sustainable, and biodynamic.

New Sensor Banishes Bad Beer

May 27, 2016
Researchers in Madrid have developed a polymer sensor that aims to spare drinkers from the taste of stale beer.


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