Across North America, there are more than 2,500 processing plants in the gas processing, oil refining, bulk petrochemicals, and chemicals markets. This plant population represents a large number of frontline engineers and technical managers whose professional lives will become increasingly impacted by the growing adoption of disruptive digital technologies and digital platforms.
Decision cycles across the energy and chemical industries are becoming increasingly disrupted by proliferation of data, new data sources and compute speeds within an increasingly volatile business environment. The digital twin is the key to effective decision-making in this new world.
Yokogawa has become aware of a number of instances in which counterfeit field instruments, bearing the Yokogawa logo, have reached some of its customers. At first glance, they are nearly indistinguishable with a semblance of functionality and interface that mimics its products.