Robotic Industries Association (RIA) Tuesday 12.01.2015

Organization pays tribute to robotics pioneer

The Robotic Industries Association (RIA) announced the launch of a website paying tribute to the late Joseph F. Engelberger, known as the "Father of Robotics," ... read more

Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media Tuesday 12.01.2015

Manufacturing index plunges into contraction

PMI drops to 48.6% as new orders, production drag index below 50% for the first time in three years.

Christian Fritz Tuesday 12.01.2015

Adapting control architectures for smarter machines

Cover story: Embedded systems help create smart machines, providing flexibility, increasingly autonomous operations, diagnostics, and adaptive improvements to a... read more

Jack Smith Tuesday 12.01.2015

Making the right automation changes

Choosing to upgrade—or not to upgrade—can be the proverbial double-edged sword whether it be network-migration best practices or HMI advances.

Mark T. Hoske Monday 11.30.2015

Get engineering-related professional development hours

No one I know waits until the last minute, but if they did, they might take advantage of nine free PDH Webcasts from Control Engineering offered in 2015 to sati... read more

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