David Bauer, Mid-Atlantic DSM at Cognex Corporation, provided an informative and well structured and paced presentation at the May meeting. He started by summarizing the talk’s outline as consisting of three topics, each with three subtopics. The first topic covered … Continue reading
For a printable copy with maps, click here Topic: Protecting brands with instrumentation and controls Whether you know it or not, many of the products we use in our daily lives are under constant attack. Unscrupulous counterfeiters and corrupt middlemen … Continue reading
Reliance on foreign oil and non-renewable resources cannot continue indefinitely. The lighting load of a commercial office building typically is 40% of the building’s energy use. For these buildings to continue to remain cost-effective, and for our country’s environmental well-being, implementing effective lighting controls, utilizing natural daylighting and minimizing energy use must be explored, evaluated and implemented. Continue reading
Bill Dugary (left) receives engraved silver plate from incoming president Fred Capanna to commemorate Bill’s two years of service as president of the Philadelphia Section.
As the new Philly Section President, I want to start by thanking Bill Dugary for his service as our previous president. Bill has done an excellent job re-invigorating our section. If you look at some of the speakers and topics we have had over the past two years, I think you would agree they’ve been excellent.
He also expanded our participation in related community and educational activities, such as Future Cities, ISPE meetings, and local training seminars.
We have a great core of leaders. At our recent kickoff meeting, they generated some innovative ideas to keep the momentum going.
For example, we will continue to have quality speakers with industry experts in the ever changing automation field. Continue reading
Bernard Williams, Director of Sales Engineering and contributing technology consultant for Prime Technologies Inc., spoke on the importance of calibration and how software can ease its proper implementation. He began by covering the issues that drive calibration for regulatory and … Continue reading
ISA Philadelphia section members If you plan to attend this one-time Philadelphia offering of ISA’s popular Technician Training Boot Camp, register today. Seats are filled on a first-come-first-served basis. This week of intensive training covering a broad range of technical … Continue reading