Attending the Church of 21st century Manufacturing

Twice a year, many of us gather at the ARC Forum for what is often jocularly referred to as the Church of Realtime Manufacturing and we listen to "pastor" Andy Chatha and the ARC analysts and we sing in the choir.

16th Annual Readers Choice Awards--and the Control/ARC Monthly Podcast

The 2008 version of the Readers Choice Awards is posted on the web, of course (see the previous post). The magazine mailed today. Next Wednesday, January 16, we'll go live with the second edition of the Control/ARC Monthly Podcast Series.

Who's Winning? The 2007 ARC/Control Top Fifty

Every year, Larry O'Brien of ARC and I produce a report that helps end users and vendors alike find out what the health of the industry (and the major vendors in it) looks like. This year, we did it differently.

Control and ARC schedule monthly podcast series for end users

I'm just full of good news today. Beginning with the December issue, Control and ARC have agreed to jointly produce a monthly series of podcasts with Control editors and ARC subject matter experts around the cover story topic every month.

While I was out...say what? Where are Emerson and Honeywell?

ABB maintains leading distributed control system market share worldwide Most recent ARC study recaps 2006 as a year of "unprecedented growth" Houston, TX, August 27, 2007 -- In a recently published study titled "Distributed Control Systems Worldwide Outlook," industry analyst ARC Advisory Group ranked ABB in the leading worldwide market...