FieldComm Group Seeks Nominees for 2018 Plant of the Year Award

Get International Recognition for Your Exceptional Use of FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus and HART® Communication Technologies

Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES

Austin, TX, March 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FieldComm Group ( is actively seeking qualified nominees for the 2018 Plant of the Year Award. End users and manufacturers from all world areas are encouraged to nominate their plant or customer’s plant for this prestigious award. Nominations will be accepted until May 31, 2018.

About the Award
The FieldComm Group Plant of the Year is the only international award presented to end user companies in the process automation industry to recognize exceptional application of FOUNDATION Fieldbus and / or HART Communication technologies.

“Selection of the Plant of the Year is based on a plant’s use of our field communication and integration technologies - not on the size or location of the installation. We are seeking a plant that has taken the capabilities of FOUNDATION Fieldbus, HART, HART-IP™ or WirelessHART® enabled devices beyond configuration and calibration,” says Ted Masters, FieldComm Group President and CEO. “It can be a plant that is using real-time device diagnostics and process information integrated with control, information, asset management, safety systems or any other system to lower operating costs, reduce unplanned downtime and improve operations.” 

Submissions and Recognition
End user submitting their companies for the award receive numerous accolades if selected. These include; a plaque to display at the facility, an on-site award presentation by FieldComm Group management, one-year free membership with FieldComm Group, an opportunity to receive the award and present at a major industry event at no cost, and global industry exposure via press releases and articles recognizing your facility for excellence in the use of FieldComm Group technologies.

Nomination forms and full program details are available at
Past Recipients
This globally recognized award has been presented to plants who have demonstrated significant savings and benefits by making a digital transformation utilizing the information available in their smart measuring devices improving reliability, quality, safety or compliance.   Previous recipients include Shell (Australia) MOL (Hungry), Nucor Steel (USA), Dow Chemical (USA), Monsanto (USA), Shell (Canada), MOL (Hungary), Mitsubishi Chemical (Japan), PDVSA (Venezuela), Statoil (Norway), Sasol (South Africa), Clariant (Germany), and DuPont (USA). A complete list of recipients and their success stories are available at

About FieldComm Group
The FieldComm Group is a global standards-based organization consisting of leading process end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations that work together to direct the development, incorporation and implementation of new and overlapping technologies and serves as the source for FDI technology. FieldComm Group’s mission is to develop, manage, and promote global standards for integrating digital devices to on-site, mobile, and cloud based systems; provide services for standards conformance and implementation of process automation devices and systems that enable and improve reliability and multi-vendor interoperability; lead the development of a unified information model of process automation field devices while building upon industry investment in the HART®, FOUNDATION™ Fieldbus and FDI™ standards. Membership is open to anyone interested in the use of the technologies. For more information, please visit Attachments:

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