78 percent of the engineering, technical and industrial
professionals at GlobalSpec online event are decision makers
EAST GREENBUSH, N.Y. -- (Business Wire)
The January 16 “Industrial
Processing” online trade show and event hosted by GlobalSpec,
recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), drew more than 1,300
participants, with 78 percent of attendees reporting they are decision
makers within their organizations. The free online event is now
demand to give engineers and industrial professionals easy access to
educational presentations and industry-leading supplier resources from
the live-day event.
GlobalSpec’s “Industrial Processing” event provided opportunities to
meet with leading manufacturers; listen to industry experts eager to
share their solutions for keeping facilities and operations running
safely, smoothly, and efficiently; and learn of the latest trends,
technologies, and innovations across key industrial processing
technology areas including: fluid/gas handling equipment; thermal
processing; solids handling; plus filtration, separation, and recycling.
Attendees were able to network with their peers and suppliers,
participate in key educational sessions and gain the knowledge needed to
help their companies remain competitive in today's marketplace.
Industrial professionals were able to take advantage of these learning
and networking opportunities from the convenience of their desktops,
without having to budget for travel expenses or lose time away from the
“Once again the Industrial Processing show kicked off what will be
another exciting year for online events at GlobalSpec,” said Donna
Lewis, director of e-publishing & e-events for GlobalSpec. “Throughout
the year, we will connect manufacturers with the decision makers in
their industries and deliver high quality educational sessions for the
engineering and manufacturing communities.”
Speakers and topics at the event included:
- Commercial and Industrial Insulation/Safety and Sustainability
and industrial insulation can be a productive and safe asset. The
choices for insulation selection are many and varied, relative to
safety and sustainability. This presentation detailed the proper
choices, their root reasons, and the long term impact to facility
Presented by Steve Oslica, director of marketing,
- Simplify PID Tuning to Meet Process Objectives
and features determine process performance but the relationship is not
well understood, leading to a divergence of opinions and a multitude
of rules. This presentation unified major tuning rules to a simpler
set that, when used with key PID options, can achieve a diverse
spectrum of process objectives.
Presented by Greg McMillan,
senior fellow, Emerson Process Management
- Electronic Design Trends in PLC-based Control Systems
used for industrial control, such as the programmable logic controller
(PLC), has increasing levels of connectivity, embedded processing, and
functional safety. This presentation examined how these trends affect
the design and functionality of various types of I/O modules, the
building blocks of PLC-based control systems.
Navin Kommaraju, engineering manager, Texas Instruments
- I/O on Ethernet… What do I need to know?
networks allow remote I/O to be collected using high-speed modular
architecture supporting different I/O types and protocols. However,
with the openness of Ethernet comes risk, demanding attention of
Presented by Jason Haldeman, product
marketing lead specialist, Phoenix Contact
Companies exhibiting at this event included: Pittsburgh
Corning (FOAMGLAS® insulation); Continental
Products Co.; Enerquip
Spray Nozzles; IHS
Johnson Inc.; and Vaughan
For more information on exhibiting opportunities for the Industrial
Processing event in 2014, download
an exhibitor kit or call 800.261.2052.
GlobalSpec, recently acquired by IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), is the leading
provider of digital media solutions designed to connect industrial
marketers with their target audience of engineering, technical,
industrial, scientific and manufacturing sector professionals.
GlobalSpec provides its registered users with a domain-expert search
engine to search more than 50,000 supplier catalogs by specification, a
broad range of proprietary and aggregated Web-based content, over 15
annual online events, and more than 70 e-newsletters - helping them
search for and locate products and services, learn about suppliers and
access comprehensive technical content. For suppliers, GlobalSpec helps
generate awareness, demand and engagement opportunities among the
professionals they are looking to reach – from inbox to desktop, through
networks and via real-time engagement.
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and
analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape.
Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe
rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and
flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and
develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business
since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock
Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is
committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 6,000
people in 31 countries around the world.
IHS is a registered trademark of IHS Inc. All other company and
product names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © 2013 IHS
Inc. All rights reserved.
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