Posts From Astrid Muijs

Yokogawa tests safety of the biggest electric transport bike ever

In the summer of 2020, PostNL is testing a new concept for urban distribution. A scoop for the market leader in parcels to deliver in the city center with this largest electric transport bike ever, without emitting CO2, NOx, and

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The Advantages of Predictive Maintenance

What options do organizations have if they want to improve their maintenance performance? Traditionally, companies implement a break/fix method, but why not consider a more smart and proactive method? By using the available information from various assets and combining these

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Yokogawa consultant achieves Cybersecurity Expert status

Hooray! We are proud Yokogawa’s Cybersecurity Consultant Mark Hellinghuizer passed all ISA/IEC 62443 exams this summer. With this, he has reached the desired Cybersecurity Expert status. An excellent reason to ask Mark a few questions about this! Yokogawa stimulates cybersecurity

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Top 10 blogs first half 2020

On behalf of Yokogawa’s bloggers, I look back on the first half of 2020. A lot has happened, so enough themes for the authors and specialists to share their views, vision, and opinion on the industry blog site regarding automation,

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How do you prevent a ransomware incident?

In February 2020, the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) reported that ransomware impacted a U.S. pipeline operator. At one of the natural gas compression facilities of an undisclosed operator, both IT and ICS assets were affected by the

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The 4 pros and cons of an online safety study – HAZOP

New situations ask for different solutions. Before ‘the new normal’, meetings were often planned face-to-face, but the working method has drastically changed, and we work online wherever possible. This also affects the safety studies that Yokogawa carries out for companies.

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How do you supervise alarm management remotely?

During the corona pandemic, operating and controlling a system remotely becomes more important. Safety and the avoidance of potential risks are essential, also when it comes to your alarm management. Time for an interview with Solution Consultant Ferdinand Coster of

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Interesting time for the next step towards autonomous plants

Nowadays, standardizing and automating operating procedures based on best practices from experienced operators should be high on the agenda of plant managers. After all, this ensures a safer operation and better profitability of your plant. But for other reasons, it

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Why Yokogawa is my Great Place to Work

Check out thirteen reasons what motivates us and keeps us happy What makes an organisation a Great Place to Work? I’d never gotten so into it until I was asked to join the Great Place to Work ambassadors team at

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Safety and the Power of Repetition

A well-known marketing rule is that, on average, you have to come into contact with a message seven times before you decide to buy a product. After all, a message is easily lost between all the stimuli that we have

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