Industry statistics: Areas most served by system integrators, more international

Compared to other regions, more system integrators said they would serve internationally (outside U.S. and Canada) in 2008 than in 2007. Learn what two U.S. regions are served by the most automation system integrators...


Oak Brook, IL – Automation system integrators most serve the U.S. East North Central and the South Atlantic regions, according to information collected by Control Engineering , part of Reed Business Information, with its 2008 Automation Integrator Guide . Compared to other regions, system integrators said they were more likely to serve internationally (outside U.S. and Canada) for 2008 than in 2007.
For system integrator listed in the 2008 guide, the following percentages say they serve the following regions in 2008.
62.0% East North Central (OH-IN-IL-MI-WI)
62.0% South Atlantic (DE-MD-VA-WV-NC-SC-GA-FL)
59.0% International (outside of the US & Canada)
58.5% East South Central (KY-TN-AL-MS)
58.4% Middle Atlantic (NY-NJ-PA)
58.1% West South Central (AR-LA-OK-TX)
57.5% Pacific (AK-WA-OR-CA-HI)
54.6% Mountain (MT-ID-WY-CO-NM-AZ-UT-NV)
54.5% West North Central (MN-IA-MO-ND-SD-NE-KS)
53.5% New England (ME-NH-VT-MA-RI-CT)
49.9% Canada (any or all Canadian provinces)
In 2008, only two regions ranked higher than international. For 2007, five regions ranked higher than international. See the 2007 rankings:

2007: What regions do automation system integrators serve?

When automation system integrators create or update a listing in the Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide online , they provide information that powers the multi-parameter search tool in the online guide. The information also helps organize the print edition. The 2008 print edition of the Automation Integrator Guide was published with the December 2007 issue.
– Edited by Mark T. Hoske , editor in chief
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