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 four things to look for in a robotic integration partner, improving asset and materials management with ERP system […]

Sponsored by Dataforth, DEWESoft

Vision Systems

Featured articles in this eBook include process sensors and advanced analytics efficacy, leveraging the OT edge to navigate process manufacturing, how sensors enable smart factories and more efficient manufacturing and so much more in this 32-page eBook!


Enterprise Asset Management

Asset management helps plant-floor engineers make more informed and better decisions. Featured articles include five enterprise asset management technology trends in 2023, valuing assets with critical analysis and reducing scrap and risk at plastic facility.

Sponsored by GE Digital


Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) have been at the heart of manufacturing facilities for decades. The rise in new technologies is making them even more important. Featured articles in this helpful eBook include developing a successful PLC, I/O system integration plan, how to create PLC ladder logic code with Excel, PLC migrations support efficiency for packaged […]

Sponsored by AutomationDirect, Copia Automation


Robotics are one of the fastest-growing industries and their impact can be felt on many manufacturing floors. There’s more to the robot, however, than what you see on the plant floor. This helpful eBook includes five robot trends for 2023, how software helps manufacturers better manage mobile robot fleets, industrial robots powered by AI improve manufacturing and […]

Sponsored by IDEC, Micropsi

Mechanical & Electrical

Mechanical and electrical engineering are key aspects for a plant engineer and encompass many different aspects of a manufacturing facility. Featured articles in this eBook include stories on properly operating a three-phase motor using single-phase power and advice on why electric motors overheat.

Sponsored by WESCO

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 benefits of waste-to-energy solutions and five ways to reduce […]

Sponsored by Endress+Hauser, Spirax Sarco, WAGO

Arc Flash & Electrical Safety

Arc flash and electrical safety are critical aspects in a manufacturing facility. Knowing and understanding the fundamentals often mean the difference between life and death. Companies and workers need to stay on top of the electrical codes so they can better protect themselves from a potential accident. Featured articles in this eBook include stories on […]

Sponsored by Eaton

Supply Chain Attacks

The supply chain is more vulnerable than ever as integrating information technology (IT) with operational technology (OT) makes it more susceptible to cyber attacks. Featured articles in this eBook include NERC CIP standards, supply chain forecasting and demand planning, steps to minimize cybersecurity risk in manufacturing and takeaways from Black Hat USA 2021.


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.