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Happy Halloween from Applied Control!

The office was a scary place yesterday! Employees of Applied Control celebrated Halloween with their best foot (err…shark fin?) forward. Over the past two weeks, the office slowly decayed into a very haunted house. With cobwebs and spiders adorning cubes, … Continue reading

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Emerson integrates logbook functionality with distributed control system to improve operator efficiency

Emerson Process Management Press Release. Original Article Here. Operators can create log entries, manage tasks, and collaborate directly from a DeltaV™ operator station AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 20, 2015) — Emerson Process Management’s Logbooks, an electronic database of operator log entries, … Continue reading

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New Emerson metal-seated ball valves provide increased protection of critical assets in severe service applications

Emerson Process Management Press Release. View Original Article Here. Fisher® Z500 ball valves provide tight shutoff for improved process efficiency and uptime MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (June 18, 2015) – Emerson Process Management has introduced the Fisher Z500 line of metal-seated ball … Continue reading

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Help Employees Learn About Their Industry? Randy Schrader Says, “It’s a Must Do”

“The fear I had was that they might find themselves at a boyscout meeting, at church or some community activity, and hear someone saying some negative things about the oil and gas industry…” – Randy Schrader, President, Applied Control Applied … Continue reading

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Injection Control Application for Floboss 107 and ROC800-Series: SmartProcess Oil and Gas Applications

News Release Emerson releases injection controller for their flow computer and remote terminal units The Injection Control Application lowers installation costs, improves control and offers superior visibility to configuration, status and history ​ HOUSTON, TEXAS (August 27, 2014) – Emerson … Continue reading

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How to solve the problem of “wet gas” at your compressor station

This year at Emerson Exchange, Tad Cahill will co-present with Anadarko Petroleum. Together they will look at how Anadarko Petroleum successfully managed the challenge of “wet gas” compression in their Denver-Julesburg operations. This useful solution has saved Anadarko Petroleum countless … Continue reading

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Getting The Most From Your Emerson Exchange Experience

Emerson Global User’s Exchange is an information-packed conference that will take place in Orlando this October. The conference features workshops, seminars, training classes, networking, and hands-on product interaction. Most impressively, the conference successfully facilitates the exchange of information and best … Continue reading

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Emerson Releases a New Flow Computer Power Module

News Release The PM-30 power module for the ROC800 series flow computer offers increased power delivery and eliminates the need to change power modules when switching from a 12 vdc power source to a 24 vdc power source. HOUSTON, TEXAS … Continue reading

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Make sure your Oil & Gas Process is Quad-0 Compliant. Compare bleed rates with Emerson’s Energy Responsible Tool:

Our friends at Fisher and Emerson Process Management have developed an online calculator that will help you compare the steady state of consumption of Fisher Valve instrumentation. Check out the tool here (works best in Chrome or Firefox Browsers):  

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ROC 800 Seminar April 22-23 in Wyoming!

ROC800 Series

Fantastic two-day seminar perfect for new hires or technicians who want a refresher on ROCLink and ROC Flow Computers.

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Emerson’s Digital Valve Controllers have logged more than 1 billion hours of reliable operation and diagnostic service

Emerson Press Release Innovative feedback technology and diagnostic capabilities of Fisher® FIELDVUE™ DVC6200 instruments help improve process performance worldwide MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (March 12, 2014) – Emerson’s FIELDVUE DVC6200 Series digital valve controller has racked up more than 1 billion hours … Continue reading

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Emerson Releases New Railcar Emergency Shutoff Valve

Fisher® Type N863 Snappy Joe Emergency Shutoff Railcar Valve provides twice the flow rate capacity of the current N562, reducing propane railcar loading/unloading time McKINNEY, TEXAS (January 2, 2014) – Emerson Process Management has released the new Fisher Type N863 … Continue reading

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Applied Control: Listed as Best Company To Work For in Colorado by CoBiz Magazine

For the third time, Applied Control proudly accepted an award naming our company as one of the Best Small Companies to Work for in Colorado. Over the past four years, the company has enjoyed rapid growth. With a team of … Continue reading

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Sasol chooses Emerson as main automation contractor for Louisiana integrated gas-to-liquids and ethane cracker complex

Comprehensive, long-term automation program based on its PlantWeb™ architecture is one of Emerson’s largest, valued at hundreds of millions of dollars over the life of the project AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 29, 2013) – Sasol, an international integrated energy and chemical … Continue reading

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New Construction Photos Uploaded! The new building is taking shape

Over the years, our growth has provided us with many opportunities for learning and problem solving. We feel both fortunate and proud that we are able to consistently meet our customer needs as they grow and change as well. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Applied Control Equipment Now Exclusive Distributor for Platinum Control

Applied Control now exclusively provides the best burner management system in the market to the Rocky Mountain Region. Original Press Release Date: 7/16/2013 Fort Worth, Texas (April 30, 2013) – Platinum Control announced that Applied Control Equipment, a local business … Continue reading

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Emerson brings mobile diagnostics to FOUNDATION Fieldbus network control valves

NEWS RELEASE ValveLink™ Mobile 4.0 provides greater plantwide access to control valve status for improved reliability, increased uptime  MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (July 2, 2013) – Emerson Process Management’s ValveLink Mobile software version 4.0 introduces mobile management of control valves on a Foundation … Continue reading

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Emerson’s next-generation vibration analyzer enables faster data collection and analysis

CSI 2140 Machinery Health Analyzer provides complete tool for assessing and preserving mechanical equipment health KNOXVILLE,TENN (June 17, 2013) – Emerson Process Management has introduced the CSI2140 Machinery Health Analyzer, the next generation of its portable tool for analyzing machinery … Continue reading

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New Emerson Blower Health Monitoring Solution expands automated health monitoring, mitigates threats

Integrated monitoring applications are online 24/7 to increase availability, reduce production losses and lower maintenance costs AUSTIN, TEXAS (June 6, 2013) — Emerson Process Management has introduced a Blower Health Monitoring Solution as part of its family of Essential Asset Monitoring … Continue reading

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Ignition Remix: Introducing the New Platinum-500

Burner Managment System: Platinum-500

Fort Worth, Texas (June 4, 2013) – Platinum Control is excited to announce the release of an all-new product, the Platinum-500 Ignition Management System. After undergoing rigorous field-testing, the Platinum-500 is ready to be released to the marketplace. Developed in response … Continue reading

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Our New Home: Installing the Walls (New Photo Album)

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New Study: Online Vibration Monitoring on Electric Mining Shovels

Electric rope shovels with capacities up to 100 tons (90.8 tonnes) and draglines with bucket capacities up to 160 cubic yards (122 cubic meters) are used for high production loading in surface mines. Due to the global demands for metals … Continue reading

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Emerson Celebrates 25 years of Leadership in Handheld Field Communicator Technologies

The 475 Field Communicator Silver Edition represents deep industry expertise in device diagnostics and troubleshooting in the field AUSTIN, Texas (May 30, 2013) – Emerson Process Management announces the release of the Silver Edition of its industry-leading 475 Field Communicator. … Continue reading

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Emerson integrates valve position transmitter and HART 7 communications within its digital valve controller (DVC6200)

Fisher FieldVue w DVC6200

Fisher FIELDVUETM DVC6200 digital valve controller now eliminates need for accessory position transmitter MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (May 21, 2013) — Emerson’s Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200 digital valve controller series now incorporates a 4-20mA position transmitter that can also be configured as a … Continue reading

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Laying the Foundation: New Building Progress! (New Photos Uploaded)

Our Future Home - Reception Desk

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Emerson Opens Americas Headquarters for Valve Automation Technologies and New Houston manufacturing Facility

New facility plans to add 126 jobs HOUSTON,TEXAS (May 8, 2013) –  Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), has opened its new $30 million Americas headquarters for valve automation technologies and a new, highly automated and sophisticated manufacturing facility … Continue reading

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Emerson introduces electric on-off level controller (L2e) for production and processing applications

Fisher® L2e level controller helps increase reliability and accuracy in level applications MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (April 25, 2013) — The Fisher L2e level controller brings fully electric level control to a wide variety of applications in production and processing systems. The … Continue reading

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New photos of building construction uploaded! Click Here!

Our Future Home - What a view!

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Emerson introduces remote-mount digital valve controller for hostile environment installations

Separation of the Fisher® FIELDVUE™ DVC6205’s travel sensing and controlling segments helps meet extreme temperature and vibration valve demands MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (April 3, 2013) — Emerson’s Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6205 remote-mount digital valve controller proves an ideal solution for applications in … Continue reading

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Building the Dream: Applied Control is Moving Year End 2013

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Emerson expands integral two-stage regulator family

    Rugged Fisher® LP-gas line includes industry’s first compact integral two-psig regulator McKINNEY, TEXAS (March 12, 2013) – Emerson Process Management announces the expansion of its integral two-stage pressure reducing gas regulator family with the Fisher® Type R232A and … Continue reading

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Wireless Pre-Engineered Essential Asset Monitoring Solutions: Industry First only from Emerson Process Management

Emerson unveils industry’s first suite of wireless pre-engineered Essential Asset Monitoring solutions Integrated application solutions monitor more key assets 24/7 to avoid shutdowns, slowdowns and reduce maintenance, energy costs   Austin, Texas (March 6, 2013) — Emerson Process Management has … Continue reading

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Emerson wins record-setting orders for gas-leak detection technology

Ultrasonic detection strengthens first line of defense against dangerous gas leaks AUSTIN, TEXAS (February 22, 2013) – Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), has received orders totaling approximately $5.8 million for ultrasonic gas detection technology that … Continue reading

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Emerson expands the Smart Machinery Health portfolio to deliver predictive diagnostics and shutdown protection for reciprocating compressors

Integrated technology leverages Emerson’s expertise in machinery health with piston rod monitoring and valve health diagnostics KNOXVILLE, TENN (February 6, 2013) — Emerson Process Management’s Smart Machinery Health portfolio now provides an integrated protection and prediction solution for critical reciprocating … Continue reading

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Emerson introduces online thermowell calculation tool

New tool helps users select the right thermowell early in the design process CHANHASSEN, MINN (January 28, 2013) — Emerson Process Management announced today it has introduced an online thermowell calculation tool that incorporates the new ASME PTC 19.3 TW … Continue reading

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2013 SME ANNUAL MEETING AND EXHIBITION

MOVE TO ZERO UNPLANNED DOWNTIME   February 24-27, 2013    Colorado Convention Center 700 14th Street Denver, CO 80202 www.smenet.org Your job requires that you get every bit of productivity from your mining equipment. That means you need to prevent … Continue reading

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Brunei Shell Petroleum taps Emerson for wireless instrumentation training to advance technology adoption

Following successful field trials and proven performance globally, BSP is expanding the use of Smart Wireless technology to achieve engineering and installation cost savings Brunei (December 18, 2012) – Emerson Process Management conducted a wireless instrumentation training event for Brunei … Continue reading

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New Emerson 3D CAD models accelerate the design process

3D and 2D drawings available for broad line of regulators McKINNEY, TEXAS (November 27, 2012) – Emerson Process Management now offers 3D CAD drawings and 2D drawings with dimensions for its regulator products. The interactive 3D CAD drawings are high-quality, … Continue reading

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Emerson extends the FIELDVUE™ digital valve controller line with the addition of the PROFIBUS PA communication protocol

Marshalltown, Iowa (November 8, 2012) – Emerson has extended the Fisher® FIELDVUE™ digital valve controller family with the addition of the FIELDVUE DVC6200p PROFIBUS PA digital positioner.   The Fisher FIELDVUE DVC6200p digital valve controller is built on Fisher’s highly … Continue reading

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Emerson releases DeltaV™ Version 12 process automation system

Emerson releases DeltaV™ Version 12 process automation system. New features add increased flexibility, predictability and security while reducing complexity and operating costs.   AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 11, 2012) — Emerson Process Management has announced a major new release of its … Continue reading

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Emerson introduces wireless position monitor with on/off control for discrete valves

Fisher® 4320 provides users with a cost-effective way to achieve wireless valve control with position feedback for quarter turn valves MARSHALLTOWN, IOWA (October 30, 2012) – Emerson Process Management has expanded its Smart Wireless solutions family with the release of … Continue reading

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Introducing Burner Management Solutions – New Products!

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Join us at Emerson Global Users Exchange 2012

July 2012 This year’s Emerson Global User Exchange in Anaheim, California, will raise the bar for technical conferences around the world. Join Applied Control while we present, learn and network with industry innovators and experts at the event which is “run by users, … Continue reading

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