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

Will you be in the Salt Lake City area mid-July? Why not invest in your #ProcessControl skills and enroll in our workshop! We use hear-see-do methodology to maximize your learning experience. #mfg Learn more today: https://t.co/XDYEHiP6uv

Will you be in the Salt Lake City area mid-July? Why not invest in your #ProcessControl skills and enroll in our workshop! We use hear-see-do methodology to maximize your learning experience. #mfg Learn more today: https://t.co/XDYEHiP6uv

Dr. Bob Rice's talk was the most popular non-Rockwell led session at TechED this year! Did you miss it? Check out our events calendar for upcoming workshops and events we will be attending:
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Dr. Bob Rice's talk was the most popular non-Rockwell led session at TechED this year! Did you miss it? Check out our events calendar for upcoming workshops and events we will be attending:
https://t.co/5tfXRGIHid

Did you read the results of our monitoring survey? We found a clear majority of practitioners revealed that they leave the performance of their facility’s #PID controllers entirely to chance. Check out the details of the survey here: https://t.co/3WbAtW92IR

Did you read the results of our monitoring survey? We found a clear majority of practitioners revealed that they leave the performance of their facility’s #PID controllers entirely to chance. Check out the details of the survey here: https://t.co/3WbAtW92IR

What are the differences between #Industry4.0, #BigData and the #IIoT? While these buzzwords are similar, they cannot be used interchangeably. Read More here:
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What are the differences between #Industry4.0, #BigData and the #IIoT? While these buzzwords are similar, they cannot be used interchangeably. Read More here:
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Join us for a Practical #ProcessControl Workshop at the end of July! We are partnering with Northeast Electrical Distributors to bring our class just outside of Boston. #mfg For more information click here:
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Join us for a Practical #ProcessControl Workshop at the end of July! We are partnering with Northeast Electrical Distributors to bring our class just outside of Boston. #mfg For more information click here:
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We still need your help! If you have interacted with a software companies #CustomerService please share a minute of your time for our survey. #mfg https://t.co/6uHzxBRafp

We still need your help! If you have interacted with a software companies #CustomerService please share a minute of your time for our survey. #mfg https://t.co/6uHzxBRafp

This Friday, Dr. Bob Rice will be moderating the "Cyber Security" panel at Eversource Energy Center’s Grid Modernization Summit hosted at the UConn Alumni Center. For more information on this gathering of industry leaders click here:
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This Friday, Dr. Bob Rice will be moderating the "Cyber Security" panel at Eversource Energy Center’s Grid Modernization Summit hosted at the UConn Alumni Center. For more information on this gathering of industry leaders click here:
https://t.co/U3C0dkAozC

You will want to find time in your schedule to attend the Practical Process Control Workshop in Salt Lake City! Take the mystery out of #PID tuning with our experienced instructors
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You will want to find time in your schedule to attend the Practical Process Control Workshop in Salt Lake City! Take the mystery out of #PID tuning with our experienced instructors
https://t.co/I9qrVC5Ccl

Beer may not solve your #tuning issues, but neither will water. LOOP PRO Tuner can help though! Are you attending TechED in Orlando this week? Stop by the Control Station Booth #ROKLive #mfg

Beer may not solve your #tuning issues, but neither will water. LOOP PRO Tuner can help though! Are you attending TechED in Orlando this week? Stop by the Control Station Booth #ROKLive #mfg

Join Control Station and Gerrie Electric in Burlington #Ontario June 18-19 for a Practical #ProcessControl #Workshop #mfg
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Join Control Station and Gerrie Electric in Burlington #Ontario June 18-19 for a Practical #ProcessControl  #Workshop #mfg
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