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Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control: Consider the Economics

Posted on April 27th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Economics is perhaps the best-understood of the four domains (process, economics, politics and culture) in our working definition of sustainability because it entails traditional activities to improve profitability that are already occurring in various forms throughout the organization.  Continue reading “Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control: Consider the Economics” »

Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control: The Role of Process Engineers

Posted on March 9th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The suggested working definition of sustainability is:

Sustainability is the capacity to endure; it is how systems remain productive indefinitely; it is the endurance of systems and processes. Sustainability includes four interconnected domains: processes, economics, politics and culture. 

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Defining Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Sustainability seems to be the buzzword of the day.  When asked to share my perspective through this blog, I had to ask myself, “What is sustainability?”  Continue reading “Defining Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control” »

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