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  • 2007 Foxboro User Group

    Control Magazine reports live from the 2007 Foxboro User Group Conference. See the daily developments and details here.

    07/19/2007
  • Will your New Control System fail?

    Find out what to do to keep your new control system from failing. A veteran control system integrator tells you what you need to know.

    Nels Tyring
    07/15/2007
  • Maybe You Didn’t Hear Me

    Why do engineers and their companies tolerate safety standards that aren’t enforced until after accidents occur, and why do they accept safety device certifications that only cover compliance in lab-based settings?

    Jim Montague
    07/13/2007
  • Outsourcing to the Rescue?

    Farming out parts of your operation can save time and money and fill necessary skills gaps, but it's not a cure-all.

    Nancy Bartels
    07/01/2007
  • Get up, out and about

    Though some engineers say their industries and job prospects have recovered recently, many say that their administrators’ main mission is to wring as much short-term cash as possible from their operations.

    Jim Montague
    06/04/2007
  • The best of the best, Part 5

    Control Talk columnists McMillan and Weiner continue their multipart series of talks with some of the Great Minds in Process Control. This month it’s Sheldon Lloyd, past VP of technology for Fisher Controls.

    Greg McMillan and Stan Weiner
    05/11/2007
  • The virtues of simplicity

    If we can design higher level development tools, both hardware and software, all the way down to kids’ toy level, imagine what we’re about to see for design tools for professional automation applications.

    Walt Boyes
    04/01/2007
  • Top 50 Automation Companies of 2005

    For this edition of the Top 50, we've rewritten the rules. Check out which companies made the list, as ARC and CONTROL magazine count down the Top 50 automation companies in the industry.

    12/01/2006
  • The iceberg and the storm

    Putting change into a process because we want to try out the latest computer is not progress, says Control contributor Dick Morley. We seem only to watch as process implementation cries out for innovation.

    12/01/2006
  • Mission possible: Control and IT integration

    Despite what you may have heard, it is possible for plant and enterprise IT departments to play well together. CONTROL's Dave Harrold reports on changes, new concepts, and new methods in distributed control.

    10/10/2006
  • Is automation in your future?

    Is automation really a profession? As HMIs and historians fade into the fabric of manufacturing, what has automation done for us lately? Executive Editor Jim Montague muses in this month’s Control Report.

    09/11/2006
  • Seeing deeply into process control technologies

    Executive Editor Jim Montague finds that even if there’s nothing new under the sun, what’s truly new may be a deeper understanding and appreciation of what we thought was so familiar.

    08/07/2006
  • Invensys ups enterprise integration ante

    It's too early to tell the Visicalcs of today from the Microsoft Offices of tomorrow, but, for now, Invensys Process Systems appears headed in a positive direction.

    05/15/2006
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