Megan McIntosh, 29, Controls Engineer, Hargrove Controls & Automation, Mobile, Alabama
Ashish Garg, 37, Assistant General Manager, Jindal Saw Ltd., Anantapur Andhra Pradesh, India
Nick Gigliotti, Group Manager, Customer Success Management (EMEA), Seeq, Seattle
Pankaj Goel, 36, Instrumentation, Measurement & Control Systems Engineer, ExxonMobil, Spring, Texas
Zachary Jones, 29, Director of Engineering, Pigler Automation, Longmont, Colorado
Derrick Marlow, 28, SCADA Engineering Manager, Tesco Controls, Sacramento, California
Elliott Miller, 35, Controls & Automation, Technical Consultant, Hargrove Controls & Automation, Johns Creek, Georgia
Carlos Rodriguez, 32, Engineering Manager, MartinCSI, Plain City, Ohio
Chris Shomin, 39, Manager - Site Automation, Merck Animal Health, De Soto, Kansas
Chris Thompson, 39, Project Engineer, Applied Control Engineering, Newark, Delaware
Gayland Waindim, 33, Staff Systems Integration Engineer, Twist Bioscience, Wilsonville, Oregon
Enabling integrated plant performance management is becoming easier with new tools available to widen optimization of individual units or areas.
Control Security: The Tofino Xenon is a versatile, extremely ruggedized security device that ensures maximum network and data protection in the harshest industrial conditions. This is a Control Engineering 2015 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.
Hardware — HMI, Operator Interface, Thin-client: The Monitouch HMI V9 Series are UL Certified, and come standard with on-board Ethernet ports and SD card slots, allowing for better connectivity to peripheral devices. This is a Control Engineering 2015 Engineers’ Choice finalist.
Network Integration - Wireless products: The APN-310N is a single radio Industrial 802.11a/b/g/n wireless LAN access point capable of link speeds up to 300 Mbps. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice finalist.
Network Integration - Network hardware: TURCK Overmolded Mil-Spec Cordsets are completely assembled and 100 percent factory tested with no field assembly, soldering or wiring required, delivering an easy, robust connectivity solution. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.
Growing demand in Asia as well as increased infrastructure investments in the oil and gas, mining, and electric industries are driving the high power ac drive market, according to ARC Advisory Group.
Readers are often passionate about temperature sensors. Here’s one discussion based on experiences going back more than 40 years with more current responses.