Control Engineering Online redesigns; get your advanced-feature password here...


On behalf of the entire Control Engineering team, welcome to the new Control Engineering Online at .

Control Engineering print editions; exclusive Control Engineering Europe print coverage; nine Control Engineering and two association e-newsletters; unique Control Engineering Online products, daily news, and Web Exclusives; Control Engineering Technology Webcasts; 10 topical channels; enhanced site search; Job Search; bookstore; Control Engineering Online Buyer's Guide; Automation Integrator Guide Online ; and more.

Were you asked to "Please register" to access advanced features? One of the many features of our redesigned site is password-protected registration for use of the Control Engineering Online Buyer's Guide, Automation Integrator Guide , and the new, advanced site search engine, along with an integrated registration page for e-newsletters. For maximum convenience, the site will remember users and avoid future log-in by checking the "remember me" box and ensuring cookies are enabled (the default setting) under browser preferences.

Those already registered to the Control Engineering Online Web site have been assigned a password via e-mail.

If you haven't registered yet, please do so at the top of any page at, upper-right corner above the search engine, where it says "Welcome, Guest. Register ..."

Already registered and forgot your password? Use the 'Forgot Your Password' function on top of any page, where it says "Welcome, Guest. ... Log In"

Already registered and want to change your assigned password? Log in or click on your name after the "Welcome...," at the top of any page, upper right corner, above the search engine. You may enter and confirm a new password on the registration page.

Have you changed your e-mail address and haven't updated your registration? Use your previous e-mail address to log in on top of any page, where it says, "Welcome, Guest. ... Log In." You may then update your registration page with your e-mail address and any other new information.

Registration problems? Get them addressed as soon as possible by contacting .

Know someone who could benefit from access to the enhanced site search, Online Control Engineering Buyer's Guide, and Automation Integrator Guide Online, or one of Control Engineering's e-newsletters? They can register at / , at the top of any page.

Other enhancements : Site search includes several ways to organize your search and obtain better results. Other Control Engineering Online enhancements include: improved navigation and search abilities from every page, faster loading, improved channel content, integrated e-newsletter registration, and even more information, with feeds from Manufacturing.Net and from LexisNexis, a sister Reed Business Information company.

Lose your link? Some readers have made deep links to specific content areas of Control Engineering Online because of the value of the information our editors deliver. Some links or bookmarks may need to be reset, as we've reorganized to deliver more-direct access to what we provide.

Your comments and suggestions: Now and as we incorporate additional upgrades, please pass along any praise, comments, or suggestions to web editor Jeanine Katzel or to me at . And, if you'd like us to consider you comment for use online or in-print mention, please include your permission, along with your name, title, and city location.

Connect with site visitors: Manufacturers and vendors of control, automation, and instrumentation products, software, systems, services, related system integrators, and end-users of such technologies already appreciate what Control Engineering Online provides. Unique visits have increased to an average of more than 93,000 per month, January through April 2002, up from 51,000 per month average in 2000.

Our publisher, Dave Harvey, asked me to mention that there are a vast number of ways Control Engineering and Reed Business Information can help promote products and services: in print, custom publishing, via research, e-newsletters, as well as via the new Control Engineering Online. To get details, please contact Dave Harvey, a district manager, or inside sales via . You may also find a specific contact, or just browse the opportunities at .

Best regards,

Mark T. Hoske
Editor in Chief
Control Engineering magazine, Control Engineering Online and E-newsletters at / .

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Control Engineering, Control Engineering Europe , and Control Engineering Online cover the $130 billion worldwide market for controls, instrumentation and automation systems (for discrete, process, batch, and mixed applications), reaching 59,000 plants worldwide, serving more than 65 industries. Control Engineering is part of Reed Business Information , a member of Reed Elsevier Inc.

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