Control's editors weigh in with timely insights and tidbits on goings-on in the process automation world, mostly news and technology but also interesting perspectives gleaned from our daily conversations with end users and the challenges of the craft.
The Measurement, Control and Automation Association (MCAA) kicked off its annual Industry Forum today at the Monte Carlo hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The more than 200 attendees -- primarily from instrumentation manufacturers, distributors and rep organizations -- set a new attendance record, according to Marianne Gatten, conference chairwoman, and...
Mourning the loss Friday of Greg Wilkinson, supremely capable and enthusiastic business associate through many years at GrowthPoint, Microsoft and Rockwell Automation. The automation marketing community lost one of the good ones. We'll miss you, Greg. Be at peace.
The commercialization of products based on the ISA100.11a wireless standard took several steps forward at the ARC World Industry Forum this week in Orlando. "ISA100.11a is unique," said GE's Justin Smith to a gathering of industry media, "because its requirements were determined by end users in an open consensus process,...
PlantStruxure is Schneider Electric's new collaborative system designed to allow industrial and infrastructure companies to meet their automation needs and at the same time deliver on growing energy management requirements.
Yokogawa Electric Corp. announced the availability of VigilantPlant Services, a comprehensive package of automation service solutions designed to help manufacturers achieve safe, environmentally friendly, and profitable plant operations in line with the Yokogawa VigilantPlant concept.
ILS Technology, LLC, an industry leader in intelligent connectivity solutions, announced today at the ARC World Industry Forum in Orlando the introduction of Virtual Service Infrastructure (VSI) Application Suite, further extending their award winning "enabling intelligence" solutions beyond the local enterprise.
McLaren Software, a leader in asset information management solutions for owner operators and engineering companies, is showcasing its new McLaren Services for Outlook at the ARC World Industry Forum this week in Orlando.