Product experience: Who leads in 2008 with automation system integrators?
The brand-specific knowledge most often named by system integrators in the 2008 Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide are....
Oak Brook, IL– Control Engineering publishes the Automation Integrator Guide and the online version includes a multi-parameter search engine, which shows system integrator preferences with various parameters. Using the "product experience" parameter delivers a list of integrators with brand- or vendor-specific product knowledge. The product experience Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide are, in rank order:
1 Allen-Bradley (Rockwell Automation)
2 Siemens Energy & Automation
3 Wonderware (Invensys)
4 Schneider Electric (including Modicon, Square D, and Telemecanique)
5 Rockwell Automation
6 GE Fanuc Automation (including Intellution)
7 Rockwell Software (Rockwell Automation)
10 General Electric (including GE Supply)
11 Omron Electronics
12 Opto 22
13 Phoenix Contact
14 (tie) Autodesk
14 (tie) Eaton Electrical (including Cutler-Hammer)
15 Emerson Process Management (including Fisher Rosemount)
17 Honeywell Process Solutions
18 National Instruments
19 Baldor Electric
21 (tie) AutomationDirect
21 (tie) Mitsubishi
23 The Foxboro Company (Invensys)
25 Pepperl + Fuchs
26 (tie) Our own products
26 (tie) Parker (including Parker Hannifin and Parker Compumotor)
27 Action Instruments (Invensys)
28 (tie) Analog Devices
28 (tie) Dell
29 Endress + Hauser
Compared to last year, six companies in the top 20 moved up. Find out which in last year's Control Engineering ranking of product experience most often named by system integrators in the 2007 Automation Integrator Guide .
Do an easy multi-parameter search to find the system integrator needed for your next project in the Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide online.
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