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Top 5 Control Engineering articles October 17-23: Engineers' Choice, PLC programming, PLC coding guidelines, more

Articles about the 2017 Engineers' Choice finalists, PLC object-oriented programming, PLC coding... » more

Top 10 Control Engineering articles September 10 to October 10: PID velocity, level instruments, small-scale automation, more

Articles about PID velocity, choosing the right level instrument, small-scale automation projects,... » more

PLC object-oriented programming benefits

Object-oriented programming (OOP) is about organizing and simplifying program elements in an... » more

Challenges for industrial equipment manufacturers

Industrial equipment manufacturers (IEMs) are companies that build a specific type of industrial... » more

Four ways to improve midstream process optimization

Boost output and use fewer resources while increasing plant life and performance. » more

Extended deadline, last day: Engineers' Choice Awards

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A new architecture for control systems being developed

Engineering and IT Insight: ExxonMobil is working to define a new architecture for distributed... » more

Developing high-performance HMIs: Enhancing interface effectiveness

Inside Process: This two-part series examines the development of high-performance, human-machine... » more

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2017 Engineers' Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, until Dec. 21. » more

Extended deadline, last day: Engineers' Choice Awards

Get significant exposure for automation-related products while letting Control Engineering subscribers review the finalists. Enter today, Aug. 12, the last day of the extended deadline for the 2017 Engineers' Choice Awards.

Ergonomic game-style controller for remote-controlled applications

Apem's PC Series is an ergonomic game style pendant controller is designed to accommodate Apem's TS Series miniature proportional joystick and is ideal for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics and other remote controlled... » more

Operator and monitor terminals with soft PLC

Pilz's Machine Interface (PMI) 6 Control is an operator terminal equipped with a soft PLC in accordance with IEC 61131-3 as standard. » more

Control system with integrated Fieldbus diagnostics

Siemens' Simatic AFDiSD active field distributor features extended Fieldbus diagnostics that can be installed and allow users to access the latest information about their Fieldbus installation for information such as power,... » more

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