System Integration
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System Integration December 14, 2018

It’s busy today, but don’t lose sight of tomorrow

While the economy for system integrators is good, the future remains unclear as companies struggle to hire and retain young talent.

By Jose Rivera
A controls and automation upgrade to this traverse winder included eight Siemens S120 Vector drive systems to uncoil, slit, and recoil copper. Six Siemens S120 Servo drive systems were used for traversing. Courtesy: Electronic Drives & Controls Inc.
System Integration December 13, 2018

Controls upgrade boosts machine productivity 40%

Machine running speed nearly doubled with greater product control, quick ROI.

By Chuck Dillard
2019 System Integrator Giants
System Integration December 11, 2018

System Integrator Giants 2019

CFE Media announces the 2019 System Integrator Giants

By Bob Vavra
Left to right: Mike Bosworth, president, NorthWind Technical Services; Ron Rich, CEO, Polytron; Doug Fagaly, chief strategy officer, E-Technologies Group; Steve Veldhuis, chief technology officer, E-Technologies Group. Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
System Integration December 10, 2018

System Integrator of the Year award winners announced

Integrator companies E-Technologies Group, Polytron, and Northwind Technical Services are recognized for their outstanding achievements. See video of a roundtable discussion with the winners..

By CFE Media
Ron Rich, CEO of Polytron. Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
System Integration December 10, 2018

Polytron Inc., Duluth, Ga., is System Integrator of the Year, 2019

Polytron Inc. is the 2019 System Integrator of the Year for the Mid-Sized System Integrator Category. CEO Ron Rich shares some of the company's success stories and advice. See video.

By CFE Media
Mike Bosworth, president of NorthWind Technical Services. Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media
System Integration December 10, 2018

NorthWind Technical Services, Sabetha, Kansas, is System Integrator of the Year, 2019

NorthWind Technical Services is the 2019 System Integrator of the Year for the Large System Integrator Category. President Mike Bosworth shares some of the company's success stories and advice. See video.

By CFE Media
Gal Shaul is co-founder and CTO of Augury. Courtesy: Augury
System Integration October 23, 2018

Create a buddy system for the IIoT

Finding the right Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) vendor partner is crucial to success.

By Gal Shaul, Augury
System Integration September 18, 2018

Picking an integration partner: 4 steps to success

Look for alignment in business philosophy and technological needs.

By Dave Kaylor, Automation Plus
System Integration June 6, 2018

Control system migration: Plan early and collaborate

Front-end loading (FEL) offers advantages for planning and budgeting

By Lynn Njaa, MAVERICK Technologies
System Integration May 14, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 7-13

Articles about measuring ERP value, energy management, selecting an EAM solution, and more were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, May 7-13. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media