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Mark T. Hoske

Mark Hoske has been Control Engineering editor/content manager since 1994 and in a leadership role since 1999, covering all major areas: control systems, networking and information systems, control equipment and energy, and system integration, everything that comprises or facilitates the control loop. He has been writing about technology since 1987, writing professionally since 1982, and has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree from UW-Madison.

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Analytics July 12, 2024

Live webcast demo: Unlock real-time operations data, make smarter decisions

Case study: Infrastructure costs fell 66%: Examine how unlocking operational data in real time benefits industrial operations. July 23 webcast includes a live demo and case study discussion with an end user and other application experts. Ask presenters how your applications could benefit.

By Mark T. Hoske
PID, APC July 11, 2024

How to automate webcast preview: The mechanics of loop tuning

The Aug. 1 Control Engineering webcast on “The mechanics of loop tuning” will cover six things you should look for before you start tuning, tips for working with operators, how to avoid upsetting the process while tuning and how to finish a loop-tuning session properly.

By Mark T. Hoske
Automation June 28, 2024

Available now: Control Engineering May/June 2024 digital edition

Control Engineering’s May/June digital edition, available online, includes automation workforce development and the 2024 Control Engineering salary survey. Other articles include Product of the Year, good/bad PID tuning, PLCs and programming, drives, cybersecurity, manufacturing execution systems and an automated testing application. See video summary.

By Mark T. Hoske
Edge and Cloud Computing June 26, 2024

Will unifying six groups help make industrial clouds interoperable?

Harmonizing existing industrial cloud-related groups aims to create industrial cloud interoperability, explained OPC Foundation at the Automate 2024 event by A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, in Chicago.

By Mark T. Hoske
Workforce Development June 25, 2024

Results are in: Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey, 2024

Benefits and salaries increased. Leading automation technologies help resolve economic challenges and workforce shortages.

By Mark T. Hoske
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Edge and Cloud Computing June 25, 2024

Automation, IIoT, I/O, edge controllers can be easy to apply

Expanded technology options for easier automation, control and industrial internet of things (IIoT) applications were explained by Opto 22 at the Automate 2024 event by A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, in Chicago.

By Mark T. Hoske
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Digital Transformation June 24, 2024

More than a dozen places to accelerate industrial digital transformation

The Siemens Automate 2024 booth included an array of automation hardware and software designed to accelerate digital transformation efforts, the company said at the Automate 2024 event by A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, in Chicago.

By Mark T. Hoske
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Robotics June 21, 2024

New developments in robotic welding, cobots, industrial robots

Advances in robots and robotic systems integrated with welding and safety technologies, collaborative robots and industrial robots were shown at Automate 2024 event by A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, in Chicago.

By Mark T. Hoske
DCS, SCADA, Controllers June 20, 2024

SCADA platform is an easy button for digital transformation

Inductive Automation’s Ignition supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and automation platform accelerates digital transformation at Automate 2024 event by A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, in Chicago.

By Mark T. Hoske
Robotics June 18, 2024

Do you need motors, motion controls or DIY robots?

Oriental Motors USA, known for motors and motion controls, offer a wide range of do-it-yourself, custom robot designs, using its controllers, motors, drives, encoders and other components, as shown at Automate 2024 event by A3, the Association for Advancing Automation, in Chicago.

By Mark T. Hoske
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