How to overcome the economy, grow with technology: Brock Solutions explains

2009 System Integrator of the Year winner, Brock Solutions, provides practical advice on how to thrive in a tough economy, in a 7:20 minute Control Engineering podcast available for listening now.

12/12/2008


John Southcott, co-CEO, and Vivienne Ojala, president and co-CEO, of award-winning Brock Solutions talk about economic and technological trends with Mark T. Hoske, Control Engineering editor in chief.

John Southcott, co-CEO, and Control Engineering editor in chief. Brock Solutions was a 2009 System Integrator of the Year award winner.

Oak Brook, IL – 2009 System Integrator of the Year winner,

. In a 7:20 minute podcast available for listening now from Control Engineering , Vivienne Ojala, president and co-CEO, and John Southcott, co-CEO of Brock Solutions Control Engineering editor in chief.
In the brief podcast Ojala and Southcott explain what they are: -Seeing and hearing from customers and the market in general
-Focusing on to sustain and grow business, outlining several specific actions;
-Doing to meet customers’ most critical needs, including the transformation underway; and
-Expecting to influence system integration over the next year or two, naming the skills that help most in ever more global markets.
Brock Solutions, one of three

Control Engineering 2009 Automation System Integrators of the Year

, took the honors in the $25 million and up annual revenue category. Brock Solutions specializes in the design, building, and implementation of controls and automation systems for manufacturing and logistics industries. Brock delivers from the “shop floor to the top floor”
All of Brock Solutions’ 275 employees are focused on helping their clients systems perform by solving complex problems and substantially reducing operating costs, the company says. Tested, reliable technology implementations are built on a strategic methodology, industry specialization, and engineering integrity, the company told Control Engineering .
An article about the winners is part of the 2009 Automation Integrator Guide , mailed with the December Control Engineering North American print edition.
Control Engineering
Register here .

ONLINE extra


More advice. Click of the following to learn more, in articles and
-

More need for outside engineering expertise, says HiTech Control Systems

: Control Engineering System Integrator of the Year winner.
-

How system integration goals influence future: JMP Engineering

,
Also see articles in the 2009 print edition of the Automation Integrator guide .





No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program identifies and gives recognition to young engineers who...
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Intelligent, efficient PLC programming: Cost-saving programming languages are available now; Automation system upgrades; Help from the cloud; Improving flow control; System integration tips
Smarter machines require smarter systems; Fixing PID, part 3; Process safety; Hardware and software integration; Legalities: Integrated lean project delivery
Choosing controllers: PLCs, PACs, IPCs, DCS? What's best for your application?; Wireless trends; Design, integration; Manufacturing Day; Product Exclusive
PLCs, robots, and the quest for a single controller; how OEE is key to automation solutions.
This article collection contains several articles on improving the use of PID.
Learn how Industry 4.0 adds supply chain efficiency, optimizes pricing, improves quality, and more.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Special report: U.S. natural gas; LNG transport technologies evolve to meet market demand; Understanding new methane regulations; Predictive maintenance for gas pipeline compressors
Cyber security cost-efficient for industrial control systems; Extracting full value from operational data; Managing cyber security risks
Drilling for Big Data: Managing the flow of information; Big data drilldown series: Challenge and opportunity; OT to IT: Creating a circle of improvement; Industry loses best workers, again