The worldwide market for wireless technology in manufacturing is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 26% over the next five years, according to a new ARC Advisory Group study.
This annual event showcases the automation profession's leading experts addressing manufacturing system control, from batch to continuous, discrete, and hybrid processes, from production planning to equipment automation.
The new CAC will provide an enhanced customer experience with products and solutions that improve plant reliability and productivity for the power generation, oil and gas, pulp and paper, cement and mining segments.
Joining end-user companies such as Shell and ExxonMobil and automation vendors like Emerson and Honeywell, and Control magazine, ISA's new "Automation Federation" will participate in the formative study being conducted by Wurldtech Analytics toward forming a Control Systems Security Foundation.
A new survey by Larry O'Brien, process automation research director at ARC Advisory Group, shows "a clear shift away from purchasing automation services from large engineering and construction firms toward purchasing services from suppliers or independent third-party system integrators.