Papers & Case Studies

WaterBridge Resources Leverages MQTT for Complete Visibility into Operations

WaterBridge Resources, a midstream water management company, recently experienced rapid growth. They quickly realized their SCADA and control systems were not able to reliably handle the changes they needed to make to run their operations at maximum efficiency. They aimed to migrate to an updated IIoT platform for flexibility and visibility into operations.

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Energy Company Maximizing MQTT for Control and Efficient Image Data Transfer

A multinational energy corporation sought a modern solution to efficiently monitor and collect OT data, including images, at more than 150 pipeline facilities. They needed an OT-first solution to maintain, manage and control their assets along with a way to unify and make OT data available to both operators and cloud systems for company-wide visibility…

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Pulp and Paper Manufacturer Puts Data to Work with Ignition and MQTT

A large pulp and paper company set out to digitally transform over 50 manufacturing plants across the United States. They wanted to modernize an outdated SCADA system to improve data mobility, data standardization, and data utilization for improved operations.

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Modernizing Vessel Control Systems with Ignition and MQTT

A multinational energy corporation is working to adopt technology to increase efficiency and improve data-driven decision making throughout its fleet of vessels. The vessels are equipped with on board systems including navigation, cargo management, vibration monitoring, engine monitoring and more, and the company set out to make better use of data and workflows in the…

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Creating a Smart Field with 114 Sites in Just Eight Months

Scalable SCADA and MQTT Were Crucial to Achieving Ambitious Goals NGL Energy Partners is a diversified midstream oil & gas company that provides multiple services to producers and end users, including transportation, storage, blending, and marketing of crude oil. To improve its operational efficiency and revenue-generating capabilities, NGL embarked on an ambitious project that created a…

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Johnson and Johnson Case Study

Working alongside our integrator partner Automated Control Concepts, we highlight in this case study how Johnson & Johnson used Ignition and the Azure Injector module for their production of vaccine under the US program Operation Warp Speed. The program’s goal was to deliver 300 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by January 2021 by compressing…

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Introducing Sparkplug SiteWise Bridge: The Road to Successful Digital Transformation and Big Data Utilizing AWS SiteWise

Introduction Digital transformation is particularly challenging in the industrial world, where equipment and systems often live in the field or factory for 20 to 30 years.  Change is slow, but over time the manufacturing industry is digitizing, which opens up a long list of benefits including improved efficiency, processes, and quality. According to Statista, worldwide…

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Modernizing Electronic Flow Measurement with MQTT

By Arlen Nipper, President and CTO of Cirrus Link A short history of EFM In preparation for a discussion on modernizing Electronic Flow Measurement (EFM), let’s start with a quick look at its history. Back in 1980 I was at Amoco Oil, and EFM, or measuring how much oil and gas flows through a pipeline,…

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Simply Connect Ignition and AWS Greengrass for Machine Learning

Bridging the OT IT gaps is now easier using the tools offered by the Ignition Platform with the Cirrus Link MQTT Transmission Module and AWS’s Greengrass product offerings. The Ignition software from Inductive Automation is the industry leading SCADA/HMI platform, which utilizes the MQTT Transmission Module to securely send data using MQTT. AWS Greengrass is…

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Digital Transformation Made Easy with Ignition and MQTT

Download the PDF here. Executive Summary The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has gained attention by progressive leaders and new trends are driving a need for change. Data scientists are now tasked with connecting to the factory floor in order to utilize Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Digital Transformation will lead to…

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