Vance VanDoren, Ph.D., P.E., Control Engineering, and Ron Brenke, American Counc

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System Integrators June 1, 2009

Contracting for services? Qualifications should come first

Chris McGinnis had a problem. As vice president of manufacturing at original equipment manufacturer Bulk Handling Systems (BHS), it was his responsibility to engage the outside engineering services he needed to implement the controls for his clients’ automated material handling systems. His initial solution was to hire a different control engineering firm for each project, usually the low...

By Vance VanDoren, Ph.D., P.E., Control Engineering, and Ron Brenke, American Counc
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