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Top 5 Control Engineering articles March 2-8

Articles about the Engineers' Choice winners, IIoT improvements, robots in process facilities, automating auxiliary processes, and Hannover Messe's 2020 delay were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from March 2-8. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra March 9, 2020
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The top 5 most read articles online, from March 2-8 for Control Engineering covered Engineers’ Choice winners, IIoT improvements, robots in process facilities, automating auxiliary processes, and Hannover Messe’s 2020 delay. Links to each article below.

1. 2020 Engineers’ Choice Awards

Spotlight on innovation: Best automation, control and instrumentation products in 29 categories.

2. Use IIoT to improve OEE, increasing ROI

Case-use examples illustrate the point.

3. Deploying robots and drones in process plants and facilities

Robots have long been used in discrete manufacturing and machine automation applications, and their use is now spreading to address process industry applications.

4. Automation of auxiliary processes is the key to the smart factory

The essence of a factory, based on the Industry 4.0 technology, will be to incorporate further areas and production structures into already automated ecosystem of key processes and a digital expansion should be radical.

5. Hannover Messe 2020 delayed to July due to coronavirus concerns

Manufacturing event delayed due to health concerns and major logistics issues due to the growing outbreak, which has largely impacted Europe and Asia.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on controleng.com, Mar. 2-8, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


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