But before we move off to cover the annual Honeywell bake-off (it is expected to be 105 degrees Fahrenheit or roughly 40 degrees Celsius all week in Phoenix), I'll talk a little about my experiences in China.
Well, I'm back from a whirlwind tour of Rockwell Automation's process automation customers in China, and I've managed to mostly dig out from under all the accumulated desk-coverings. That said, we are off to Phoenix on Sunday for the Honeywell User Group Americas for 2010.
I'm leaving in a few minutes for the airport to go to China to attend the Rockwell Partner Conference there...the Chinese equivalent of Automation Fair, I think. I hope I have enough bandwidth to blog from there...if not, I am sure Nancy and Jim will keep this space well filled.
Longbow Research's February report is out. Even more so than their January report, the signs of growth in the automation sector are beginning to be unmistakeable. Not only is the zombie stirring in its grave, as HPS President Norm Gilsdorf famously quipped, but the undead has sat up in the...