October 23, 2018 Damien Munroe

​It’s always best to use the right tools. If you like doing a bit of DIY like me, then you probably learned this lesson the hard way…just like me. Whether it involves cutting tiles for a bathroom floor, cutting timber for a deck Read More

September 26, 2018 Damien Munroe

​Regulatory control provides the foundation for advanced, supervisory capabilities. Neglect the PIDs and any visions of advanced control grandeur will quickly come crumbling down.

While I’ve been known to enjoy an occasional Read More

September 1, 2018 Damien Munroe

Technology Can Help You Remain on Top of Dynamics that are In a State of Constant Change

​As Practitioners we can all be a bit funny when it comes to energy conservation – generally mindful of energy consumption while at work but leaving items Read More

August 8, 2018 Damien Munroe

If you’re a controls or process engineer, then you’ve probably spent more time than you care to admit tuning PID loops, I certainly have! I shudder remembering some of the different methods I tried – a mix of guess and test procedures passed along or picked up from one job to the next. Fort Read More

April 18, 2018 Damien Munroe

Three Recent Developments that Should Make PID Optimisation a Priority

Whether you tune underperforming PID controllers manually or with the help of software, one thing that both approaches assume is: You know which loop is the bad actor!

A recent post of mine focused Read More

January 26, 2018 Damien Munroe

A Simple Method for Modelling Processes and Tuning Loops

Has a colleague ever commented: “How’d you manage that?” When the question is spoken like a statement, that’s when you know you’ve accomplished something special. Ironically, when it comes to tun Read More

January 5, 2018 Damien Munroe

- 4 Most Common Data Collection and Controller Tuning Pitfalls

Ask technicians and engineers about manually tuning PIDs. Their responses usually fall into one of three different groups: 1) Some who will say it’s a “dark art” and won’t stray from an OEM’s Read More

November 22, 2017 Damien Munroe

Stop Chasing Symptoms by Asking 5 Simple Questions:

I’ve always thought of myself as a “systems thinker”. If you read my previous post here on PII about Read More

November 1, 2017 Damien Munroe

5 Keys to Transitioning from Startup to Optimisation Successfully

When reconnecting with a friend I was reminded of a project during my days working together in Oil and Gas. That job highlighted the difference in skills needed when starting up a process versus those that are needed to opt Read More

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Do you have #consulting needs at your #mfg facility? If you’ve ever thought that #process #improvements were possible but didn’t know where to begin, then you’re not alone. For more information on Control Station's consulting services, click below
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Just a few weeks away! Join Control Station on June 11-13th for a Practical #ProcessControl Workshop in Kansas City #MO
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Just a few weeks away! Join Control Station on June 11-13th for a Practical #ProcessControl Workshop in Kansas City #MO
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Check out some photos from Dr Bob Rice's workshops at #Pro4M this year! As always, Werner Electric hosted a fantastic event! #mfg

Check out some photos from Dr Bob Rice's workshops at #Pro4M this year! As always, Werner Electric hosted a fantastic event! #mfg Check out some photos from Dr Bob Rice's workshops at #Pro4M this year! As always, Werner Electric hosted a fantastic event! #mfg

How does backfilling data benefit your plant-wide #monitoring initiative? #mfg #CLPM Read the full blog post here: https://t.co/U3w82RdCgT

How does backfilling data benefit your plant-wide #monitoring initiative? #mfg #CLPM Read the full blog post here: https://t.co/U3w82RdCgT

Coming up in just one month! Join Control Station in #KansasCity June 11-13 for a #workshop in #Practical #ProcessControl
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Coming up in just one month! Join Control Station in #KansasCity June 11-13 for a #workshop in #Practical #ProcessControl 
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Off to a great start in #GreenBayWI! Excited to be at Werner Electric Supply's #Pro4M Be sure to talk to Dr. Bob Rice and Brian Coughlin about how Control Station's products can improve processes at your facility! #mfg

Off to a great start in #GreenBayWI! Excited to be at Werner Electric Supply's #Pro4M Be sure to talk to Dr. Bob Rice and Brian Coughlin about how Control Station's products can improve processes at your facility! #mfg

As more engineers reach #retirement age #manufacturers are at risk of intellectual capital losses, watch Gary McKenzie discuss how PlantESP can help fill the gaps at your facility! #mfg
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As more engineers reach #retirement age #manufacturers are at risk of intellectual capital losses, watch Gary McKenzie discuss how PlantESP can help fill the gaps at your facility! #mfg
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We need your help! Please take 30 seconds to answer five (5) multiple choice questions about #manufacturing #software companies adressing #CustomerSupport https://t.co/fDOfrEHZjd

Check out the results from the latest survey on industry experts experience with Plant Loop Monitoring here:
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Check out the results from the latest survey on industry experts experience with Plant Loop Monitoring here:
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