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  • GE Fanuc’s new push into process

    The company's new Proficy Process Systems offering includes global namespace and available redundancy, along with integrated analysis, execution and ERP connectivity.

    GE Fanuc
    03/21/2007
  • Real-world education

    Many newly minted control and automation engineers find they need months of training to learn how their employers apply their technologies because of lack of coordination between schools and employers.

    02/01/2007
  • Best practices in control system migration

    Migration from your old control system to a new one is as an inevitable as death and taxes. But, the key to minimizing the pain is to abide by the control system migration best practices listed here.

    01/05/2007
  • Highlights from the Invensys Customer Conference

    Invensys Process Systems' Hesh Kagan outlined the company's strategy for making wireless a real and sustainable technology for process manufacturers at the Invensys Customer Conference in Dallas.

    12/07/2006
  • Highlights from the Invensys Customer Conference

    Foxboro's Thad Frost outlined the company's extensive and detailed roadmap for the company's I/A Series control system architecture during the Invensys 2006 Customer Conference in Dallas.

    12/06/2006
  • Highlights from the Invensys Customer Conference

    Invensys Process Systems' Ken Brown addressed more than 800 of the company faithful at the Customer Conference in Dallas, where he discussed the strategic direction of the company and new technologies.

    12/05/2006
  • 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
  • Show Daily Edition from Automation Fair

    Highlights from yesterday's activities include the keynote address by Keith Nosbusch, Rockwell's chairman and CEO, who reported on his company's efforts in the globalization of manufacturing technologies.

    10/23/2006
  • Best-practices gulf is poised to widen

    As best-in-class, global manufacturing companies strive toward standardizing systems and improving business processes, the gulf between top-performers and technology laggards continues to widen.

    10/10/2006
  • The changing face of automation engineering

    CONTROL looks at lights-out plants, online as-builts, remote asset management, and all the other things that will be necessary to make up for the lack of trained automation professionals in the next 20 years.

    09/11/2006
  • Finesse introduces new bioreactor control OS

    Walt Boyes talks with Larry West, executive vice president of California-based Finesse, LLC. Boyes and West discuss the introduction of TruBio, the first truly open configurable bioreactor control OS.

    08/14/2006
  • We need a Hannover Fair USA

    Senior Tech Editor Rich Merritt implores the industry to hold ISA Expo, National Manufacturing Week, Promat, Sensors Expo, IMTS, Pack Expo, AM Expo, and Quality Expo all at the same time and in the same place.

    07/14/2006
  • Who should do your next project? Part 2

    In part two of this two-part series, Senior Tech Editor Dan Hebert, PE, takes a look at how your company’s own internal capabilities and characteristics can affect automation contractor selection.

    07/14/2006
  • Siemens Summit shows automation optimism

    Aubert Martin, president and CEO of Siemens Energy & Automation, shares his outlook on the company’s performance and prospects during a keynote presentation at this year's Automation Summit.

    06/29/2006
  • Connectivity that counts

    Today, much fruitful activity in the process automation realm is on the meaningful integration of applications with each other, so that true knowledge and information—and not just more data—is the outcome.

    06/14/2006
  • Process automation at Dow: Part 2

    The second part of this three-part series describes Dow Chemical Co.’s transition from a successful, homegrown company to a commercially developed, highly integrated process automation solution provider.

    05/11/2006
  • Machines staying healthy by staying smart

    Machine health monitoring is going beyond mainstream vibration and oil analysis to embrace increasingly high-resolution sensing and prioritized data processing technologies.

    05/09/2006
  • Immigrants are us

    We are all immigrants here, and if you look at the contributions made by immigrants to arts, letters, science and engineering in the U.S. over the past 400 years, the amount of innovation is staggering.

    05/05/2006
  • Back in CONTROL!

    Just when he thought he was out, Group Publisher and VP of Content, Keith Larson, is pulled back in. Check out "Wind-up," his new monthly column positioned as a final punctuation for CONTROL magazine.

    04/17/2006
  • America's secret automation think tank

    CONTROL Senior Tech Editor Rich Merritt has found a way to solve global warming, our dependence on foreign oil, and the loss of our jobs: Turn the problems over to the NCMS.

    04/17/2006
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