More outside engineering expertise needed, says HiTech Control Systems
Industry needs technological expertise, even in tough economic times, says Michael Shea, president of HiTech Control Systems, 2009 Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year winner. He made the comments to Control Engineering in a 3:55 minute podcast.
Michael Shea, president of HiTech Control Systems, 2009 Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year winner, says he sees more industrial companies seeking outside engineering expertise.
Oak Brook, IL – Tough economic times increase the need for industry to seek technological expertise, suggested Michael Shea, president of HiTech Control Systems, 2009 Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year winner. Shea made the comments to Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering editor in chief, in a 3:55 minute podcast.
While nothing is certain, he concedes, Shea was reasonably certain that industrial markets served by HiTech Control Systems , Green Bay, WI,
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An article about the winners is part of the 2009 Automation Integrator Guide, mailed with the December Control Engineering North American print edition, and listings are searchable online at www.controleng.com/integrators .
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