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FOUNDING SPONSORS


Invensys - Founding Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

The Foxboro unit of Invensys plc is one of the world's leading suppliers of instruments, systems, and services for industrial process automation.

Today, Foxboro and other Invensys units - including APV, Avantis, SimSci-Esscor, Triconex, Wonderware and others - work together closely to provide customers with the most comprehensive and well-integrated solutions available from a single automation supplier.

The flagship of Foxboro's process automation offering is the widely acclaimed I/A Series system, the first of the current generation of standards-based, open industrial systems designed to meet the total measurement, control and real-time information requirements of today's plants. Through continuous innovation, the I/A Series system has maintained its technological leadership over time, enabling users to continuously leverage the latest technologies for improved plant performance, while preserving their existing investments in system hardware, software, applications, engineering, and training.

Thanks to the dedication and expertise of Jim Gray and others, Foxboro has assumed a leadership position in fieldbus technology development and standardization efforts over the years. Today's I/A Series systems, as well as Foxboro's family of intelligent field instruments, provide excellent support for Foundation fieldbus and all other major digital field protocols. Foxboro's open, interoperable approach to fieldbus provides customers with the freedom to select the specific instrumentation and protocols that best meet their requirements.

 

Emerson - Founding Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson, is a leading supplier of process management solutions that help automate, control, and manage complex plant processes used in the chemical, pulp and paper, power, food and beverage, refining, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and other industries. The company combines superior products and technology solutions with industry-specific engineering, consulting, project management, and maintenance services.

Emerson's PlantWeb® digital plant architecture with Foundation fieldbus technology provides manufacturers with a network of predictive intelligence that delivers automation and asset optimization improvements. Manufacturers in all industries, around the world, have collaborated with Emerson to reduce capital costs and improve operations efficiency using PlantWeb architecture.

Emerson was one of the leaders in the creation of Foundation fieldbus protocol, and Emerson's PlantWeb architecture was the first fully integrated, fully scalable field-based network in the industry. PlantWeb is the industry's most widely used and successful platform, featuring leading field device brands that include Fisher ®, El-O-Matic, FieldQ, Micro Motion®, and Rosemount®. Integrating the widest selection of intelligent, Foundation fieldbus-enabled devices with the DeltaV™ digital automation system and AMS™ Suite predictive maintenance software, PlantWeb has enabled users to put computing power wherever it's needed and thereby increase their knowledge, and run their processes and businesses better!

Emerson's commitment to fieldbus technology continues today through its technical leadership in finalizing the High Speed Ethernet (HSE) specification, DDL technology expansion and standardization initiatives, and participation in Safety Instrumented Systems certification efforts.

 

Endress + Hauser - Founding Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund


ASSOCIATE SPONSORS


 

Rockwell - Associate Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund


Yokogawa - Associate Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

 

Fieldbus Foundation - Associate Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

 

 

Fieldbus Foundation End User Advisory Councils - Associate Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

 

 

Dupont - Associate Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

 

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Azbil - Associate Sponsor
James O. Gray - Fieldbus Foundation Scholarship Fund

 


INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS


Nelson Dong - Contributor

StoneL - Contributor

Martin Zielinski - Contributor

Pat Murphy - Contributor

Larry West - Contributor

Paul Griem - Contributor

John Pittman - Contributor


 

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