Using the Automation Integrator Guide
2013 Automation Integrator Guide: How to use the guide to system integrators in print, online. At bottom, link to all the articles in this year's guide.
Automation Integrator Guide, www.controleng.com/integrators, is a global online guide to automation system integrator talent, with more than 2395 automation system integrator listings and profiles. These have information about size by annual revenue, industries served, geographic areas served [with a record number of firms offering international service, 1452 (or 553, not counting Canada as “international”)], engineering specialties, product experience, corporate affiliations, and professional affiliations. While many system integrator expanded listings and profiles, with related expertise, appear here in print, all the listings appear online. Use the multiparameter search engine to quickly progress from “searching” to “finding” the right set of talent for the next automation project.
Control Engineering System Integrator Hall of Fame, www.controleng.com/SIY, links to prior winners of the System Integrator of the Year Awards, including expanded information about the winners highlighted in this issue. Congratulations to Patti Engineering, Integrity Integration Resources, and SAIC [now Leidos Engineering, formerly SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastructure], the 2013 winners. Thanks also to the 2013 entrants and finalists.
Video clips: Get system integration advice from the winners at www.controleng.com/videos.
System Integration Channel, www.controleng.com/integration, has articles in this Automation Integrator Guide, with additional products and tutorials to help with your next system integration project.
System Integration newsletter, www.controleng.com/newsletters, offers system integration articles and tutorials monthly. There’s no cost.
Get listed in the Automation Integrator Guide: Use the link at www.controleng.com/integrators. Vance VanDoren can help.
System Integrator Giants 2012: The largest 100 firms, by automation system integrator revenue, among those in the Automation Integrator Guide responding to the survey; link at the bottom of www.controleng.com/SIY.
Control System Integrator Association: Find resources and educational opportunities in this issue at www.controlsys.org.
In this issue (link to each article at bottom)
- CSIA education AIG4
- Best system integration advice AIG6
- System Integrator of the Year Winners AIG8
- What makes a good system integrator good? AIG13
- Vision integration speeds production, cuts waste for plastics manufacturer AIG16
- Drives software programming – using PLC or drive custom programming? AIG18
- Automated container handling in port terminals AIG20
- Directory, profiles of Automation System Integrators AIG22
-Mark T. Hoske, Content Manager, CFE Media
- Events & Awards
- Magazine Archives
- Oil & Gas Engineering
- Salary Survey
- Digital Reports
Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey