Using the Automation Integrator Guide

The 2012 Automation Integrator Guide expands its print and online offerings. Automation integrator resources follow for system integrators or those working with system integrators.

03/15/2012


2012 Automated Integrator Guide cover.At www.controleng.com/integrators, the Automation Integrator Guide, a global online guide to automation system integrator talent, has more than 2300 automation system integrator listings and profiles, with information about their size by annual revenue, industries served, geographic areas served (with a record number of firms offering international service, more than 535), engineering specialties, product experience, corporate affiliations, and professional affiliations. While many system integrator expanded listings and profiles, with related expertise, appear here in print, all the listings appear online. Use the multiparameter search engine to quickly progress from “searching” to “finding” the right set of talent for the next automation project.

At www.controleng.com/SIY, the Control Engineering System Integrator Hall of Fame links to prior winners of the System Integrator of the Year Awards, including expanded information about the winners highlighted in this issue. Congratulations to Mangan Inc., Superior Controls, and Matrix Technologies, the 2012 winners. Thanks also to all the 2012 finalists for entering.

Also see article and video clips that highlight practical automation system integration advice from the winners.

http://www.controleng.com/media-library/videos/videos/video-2012-system-integrator-of-the-year-winners.html

At www.controleng.com/integration, the System Integration Channel, find the articles included in this Automation Integrator Guide, along with additional products and tutorials that can help with your next system integration project.

At www.controleng.com/newsletters, the System Integration newsletter is available to push system integration articles and tutorials monthly. There’s no cost to sign up.

Not listed? Any automation system integrator without a listing may create one using the link at www.controleng.com/integrators. Vance VanDoren will help you with that.

Take advantage of the Control System Integrator resources and educational opportunities in this issue and through the CSIA at www.controlsys.org.

The two steel crane structures are powered by four hydraulic power units totaling nearly 5,000 hp.Longer version of case studies and tutorials from this issue and many others are available online, often with more images and related links. Find tutorials at www.controleng.com/tutorials and case studies under Media Library at www.controleng.com and www.plantengineering.com.  

Finally, see additional online training resources at www.controleng.com/webcast and www.plantengineering.com/webcasts

CSIA education AIG4

http://www.controleng.com/typo3/show_item.php?table=tt_news&uid=67677  

System Integrator of the Year Winners AIG6

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=63574 

7 steps to automation project success AIG12

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=61523 

Dancing robotic cranes AIG14

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=62521 

The Polar Star icebreaker sits outside the McMurdo station in Antarctica. The Polar Star can break ice up to 21 ft thick and steam continuously through 6-ft-thick ice at 3 knots. Courtesy: Concept SystemsIcebreaking motion control AIG16

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=61521 

Integrating process systems AIG19

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=61651 

Front-end loading for projects AIG20

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=62519 

Emergency evacuation control station, Courtesy: CLPANetworking integration for tunnel boring AIG22

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=62523 

Directory, profiles of Automation System Integrators AIG25 [Online, see  www.controleng.com/integrators.]

Indexes begin AIG59 [Online, see  www.controleng.com/integrators.] 

-Mark T. Hoske, Content Manager, CFE Media, can be reached at mhoske(at)cfemedia.com

ONLINE extras

Help with U.S. FDA food regulations

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=65659

Rendering a smarter upgrade

http://www.controleng.com/index.php?id=483&cHash=081010&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=62883



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