System integrators list professional affiliations in the 2009 Automation Integrator Guide
Among 1,878 system integrators included in the Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide , ISA is the single most cited professional affiliation, mentioned by 27% system integrators, followed by 19% IEEE, 15% CSIA, and 11% for UL. Adding the organizations with IEEE ties, however, puts IEEE ahead at 41% (compared to 36% for ISA plus ICS). In related news, link below to similar tables with system integrator
The following table shows percentage (above 3%) of listings in the on-line Automation Integrator Guide that have cited each of the following organizations under "Professional Affiliations," as of December 2008.
Integrator professional listings
27% Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA)
19% Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
15% Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)
11% Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
9% Control Systems Society (CSS/IEEE)
9% Industrial Computing Society (ISA) (ICS/ISA)
8% Instrumentation and Measurement Society (IMS/IEEE)
8% American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
7% National Fire Protection Association (NFPA a)
6% Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
6% National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
6% International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers (ISPE)
5% Industry Applications Society (IAS/IEEE)
5% American Water Works Association (AWWA)
5% American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
4% OPC Foundation
4% Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Note: More than 100 other organizations were cited by 3% or less of system integrators in the online guide.
Source: 2009 Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide
The online Control Engineering Automation Integrator Guide www.controleng.com/integrators has a multi-parameter search, allowing users or original equipment manufacturers to narrow the field of integrators appropriate to their needs. Professional affiliation is one of the parameters. Also see automation system integrator statistics on:
– Annual revenue ;
– Corporate affiliations ;
– Engineering specialties ;
– Geographic areas served ;
– Industries served ; and
– Product experience .
– By Mark T. Hoske, editor in chief, Control Engineering System Integration www.controleng.com/integration eNewsletter. Data provided by Vance VanDoren, Control Engineering consulting editor.