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Top 5 Control Engineering articles December 24-30

Articles about the 2019 System Integrator Giants, Engineers' Choice finalists, marshaling virtual resources, clean water benefits, and automating a manual valve were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 24-30, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra December 31, 2018
Building a virtual network is much like building a hard-wired network: finding many wires all leading to the same system. Courtesy: Hargrove Controls + Automation

The top 5 most read articles online, from Dec. 24-30 for Control Engineering covered the 2019 System Integrator Giants, Engineers’ Choice finalists, marshaling virtual resources, clean water benefits, and automating a manual valve. Links to each article below.

1. System Integrator Giants 2019

Three new companies joined the 2019 System Integrator Giants list in a year when most of the world’s top 100 integration companies saw overall business growth.

2. Vote now for 2019 Engineers’ Choice Finalists

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Review finalists and vote by using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform.

3. Marshal your virtual resources

In a tight job market, finding outside partners is a global process.

4. Clean water more than a pipe dream

California SI project delivers an efficient control system to provide clean and safe water for its customers.

5. How to automate an existing manual valve

Automating an existing valve instead of replacing it can save time and reduce costs.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, Dec. 24-30, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media,

Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for CFE Media.