Product of the Year Winners 2023

Download this eBook to learn about the Gold, Silver and Bronze award winners in each of the 12 categories — including the Most Valuable Product — 37 winners in total.



Maintenance, in all its forms, allow manufacturing plants to prevent problems before they happen and keep their workers safe. It is a constant process, though, and requires all workers in many departments to be vigilant and aware of their surroundings. Featured articles include predicting the journey to improved reliability, assisting manufacturers in making the right […]

Sponsored by AssetWatch, Endress+Hauser, EXAIR

Vision Systems

Featured articles in this eBook include algorithm created to make computer vision autonomous, Integrated machine vision optimizes automated component assembly, four machine vision innovations for industrial automation and more.

Sponsored by Micropsi

Protecting Critical Infrastructure

Critical infrastructure is more vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks than ever. Information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) are merging together and manufacturing systems are vulnerable. Featured content in this eBook include the Biden administration unveils National Cybersecurity Strategy to protect U.S. against growing cyber threats, what critical infrastructure can learn from Conti ransomware leaks and […]

Sponsored by Opswat

System Integration

System integration is a crucial aspect of manufacturing for control engineers and they are involved in many different aspects and industries. They help companies become more efficient, streamlined and smarter in their day-to-day operations. Featured articles include digital transformation at Gibson, control system integration for chemical, food and beverage, custom algorithm used to solve challenges […]

Sponsored by DEWESoft

Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is a hot buzzword in manufacturing today, but what does it mean? What does it mean for manufacturers and what effect will it have for the present and future? This helpful eBook offers several examples of the many digital transformation is taking hold in manufacturing. Featured articles include MQTT’s benefits for digital transformation, […]

Sponsored by Epicor, GE Digital, Seeq


AppliedAutomation is the premier title serving manufacturing and utilities. This eBook demonstrates how automation, instrumentation and control techniques are applied to increase capacity, enhance design and production, improve efficiency, increase profitability and meet regulatory requirements. Featured articles include logistics, robotics advances at the heart of improving automation and understanding the basics of automation validation.

Sponsored by AutomationDirect, WAGO

Enterprise Asset Management

Asset management helps plant-floor engineers make more informed and better decisions. Featured articles include how to leveraging MQTT and industrial edge devices in automation projects, hitting the asset management sweet spot and five ways traditional enterprise asset management comes up short.

Sponsored by GE Digital

Industrial Automation Cable Solutions

Industrial automation is the use of technologies such as computer software and robotics to control machinery and processes which replace human beings in performing specific functions. The functions are primarily centered on manufacturing, quality control and material handling processes. Featured articles in this eBook include design considerations for dynamic applications, UL approved data cables, industrial […]

Sponsored by Helukabel

Energy Management

Energy management is a crucial aspect of plant engineering as companies look to trim costs and reduce expenses. Keeping energy costs down by reducing energy where it isn’t needed and investing in better technology are a few methods companies use. Featured articles in this eBook include 10 ways to save energy, ways to optimize a […]

Sponsored by Endress+Hauser, WAGO