Courtesy: Plant Engineering
Research March 28, 2024

Salary survey shows highest wages in a decade

Comparing data over the past 14 years, Plant Engineering salary survey respondents reported the highest salaries and bonus compensation

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda McLeman
Research March 9, 2023

Research: Motors, drives important to plant engineers

In this 2023 study on motors and drives, product quality was the most important factor for selecting a product

By Amara Rozgus
Research March 1, 2023

Maintenance survey indicates shift to cloud, more sophisticated apps well underway

Providers need to demonstrate systems integration capabilities

By Kevin Parker and Amanda Pelliccione
Research February 22, 2023

How does your salary match up?

Salaries remain virtually flat, and unemployment levels are very low

By Amara Rozgus and Amanda McLeman
Research June 28, 2022

Automation helps combat labor shortages

Think Again: Are automation and controls helping to fill the growing manufacturing skills gap? Control Engineering research, “Purchasing Considerations for Automation Systems & Control Systems” shows an increase in spending for the next 12 months in most categories.

By Mark T. Hoske
Research June 22, 2022

How do lighting designers spend their time?

The short answer: most time is spent researching lighting and lighting controls systems

By Amara Rozgus
Courtesy: CFE Media and CFE Technology.
Research December 16, 2021

Supply chain shortages encourage automation interoperability

Automation users are more likely to purchase from companies supporting standards that promote interoperability: Among findings in Control Engineering research.

By Mark T. Hoske
Research January 27, 2021

OT, IT collaboration helps IIoT

Recent research indicates more operational technology and information technology collaboration, and 40% are spending more to do it. See a dozen bits of OT/IT collaboration advice.

By Mark T. Hoske
Research May 21, 2020

Top products since COVID-19 pandemic relate to air control, cleaning

In the New Products for Engineers Database by CFE Media and Technology, 5 of the top 6 products cover control of air or cleaning, since the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11.

By Mark T. Hoske
Research April 8, 2020

Poll results, week 2: Doubled adverse COVID-19 impact on engineers, industry

Research analysis, advice: Adverse effects of Coronavirus more than doubled in just a week for visitors to Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer websites taking a survey on COVID-19 impacts on engineering. For respondents answering March 11 to 19 and March 20 to 25, 13% felt a “great deal” of impact in the first week and 35% the next week.

By Mark T. Hoske