More exclusive photos from National Manufacturing Week

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March 3-5, 2003, Chicago, IL
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C ontrol Engineering editors toured the Industrial Automation Show conference and exhibit floor at National Manufacturing Week, held this week at Chicago's McCormick Place, to learn what was new. Some additional photo highlights are below. Click here to see earlier photos .
- -All photos by Jim Montague, News Editor, Control Engineering,

Austin Jones (left), R&D engineer at Landauer Co. (Glenwood, IL), checks out the Sherlock machine vision system from ipd (Billerica, MA) with help from Scott Montgomery (center), ipd's application engineer, and Ben Dawson (right), ipd's director of strategic development on March 4 during National Manufacturing Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

Stephanie McFarland, marcom specialist, and Billy Piovesan, I/O presale applicaion engineer, from Advantech Automation Corp. (Cincinatti, OH) set up the firm's Advantech Data Acquisition Module (ADAM) 8000 distributed, deterministic I/O solution on March 4 at National Manufacturing Week 2003.

Dick Morley (standing) presides over a panel discussion on the state of the control and automation fields and suggestions for change during National Manufacturing Week 2003. The other experts are (left to right) Patrick Cleary, senior vp of HR policy and external affairs at the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM, Washington, DC); Richard Pearson, president of the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS, Ann Arbor, MI); and Tony Friscia, president and ceo of AMR Research.

Todd Christensen (right), marketing director for QSI, listens as Kenneth Brinks (left), gm of Bananza Air Management Systems (Grand Rapids, MI), describes how his company's requirements might be fulfilled by using QSI's technology.

Julia Godley, media relations coordinatior, and Alex Games, motion product support engineer, demonstrate National Instruments' (Ausin, TX) new Piezo Tuning Wizard, which allows users to easily tune and control piezo-based motors for high-precision applications, at National Manufacturing Week 2003 at Chicago's McCormick Place.

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