March 2012 Issue
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CONTROL is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the global process automation market with a readership of 65,000 plus engineering, operations and management professionals. The publication reports on developing trends, illustrates successful applications, and updates the basic skills and knowledge base that provide the profession's foundation.
Are We There Yet?
When We Go Looking for Advice, We Want to Ask the People Who Know
Here Is A Reader's Point of View on What Manufacturing in America Actually Would Look Like
Controllers for Batch, Continuous Process, PID and More
Digital Fieldbus Technologies Catch Up to Valve Actuators and Positioners
Employers Today Abuse the H1-B Visa Program and Want to Pay Next to Nothing for a "Rocket Scientist"
Liptak Discusses Pipelining Safety and How Automation Processes Can Prevent Pipelining Accidents
Is There a Way to Create an External Reset on a Standard PID Feedback Controller?
McMillan and Weiner Continue Their Interview With Ram Ramachandran. They Discuss What Flow Sensor Works Best in Various Applications
Want to Help the Future Industry Professionals? Offer to Run a Science Club for Young Students
GlaxoSmithKline, Beamex and Emerson Process Management team up to streamline calibration and asset software - and use far less paper-at GSK's plant in Cork, Ireland.
Process Control Applications Are Designed, Built and Operated by People With the Usual Eyeballs, Therefore They're Subject to Blinders Imposed on Sight
Designing and Constructing a Truly Useful Control Room Requires a Lot More Forethought and Planning
Interface-Related Gadgets May Soon Find Their Way onto Many Plant Floors
The Control Room of the Future Will Put a World of Science-Fiction Tools at Operators' Fingertips - but They'll Only Be Effective if Designers, Engineers and Operators Jointly Plan Ahead and Use Them to Serve Practical, Functional Needs
Getting to Know Those Working Around You. How Did They Become an "Instrument" Person?
We Have Gathered Up the Latest Information on Pressure Transmitters. See What's New and Hot
User conference will feature a portable control room of the future.
25% of respondents say board operator responsibilities are increasing in the plants where they work
Greg McMillan, half of Control's "Control Talk" team, is now also a fixture on ControlGlobal.com
Omron Industrial Automation has expanded its eLearning education portal
Siemens Industry's Building Technologies division has acquired Pace Global