Control Systems

Awards October 8, 2020

2021 Engineers’ Choice Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Control Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform at www.controleng.com/NP4E.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Justin Hudgens, 39, Engineering Manager, Automationnth, LaVergne, Tenn., BS Engineering Technology, Electro Mechanical Systems, Middle Tennessee State University
Events and Awards September 17, 2020

2020 Engineering Leader Under 40: Justin Hudgens, 39

Engineering Manager, Automationnth, LaVergne, Tenn., BS Engineering Technology, Electro Mechanical Systems, Middle Tennessee State University

By Amanda Pelliccione
Courtesy: AutomationDirect
PLCs, PACs January 11, 2021

Top 5 Control Engineering Articles Jan. 4-10, 2021

Articles about PLCs power in industrial data integration, using IIoT for energy-efficient pump environments, replacing seven SCADA systems with one, and more were Control Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Jan. 4-10, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Siemens
AI and Machine Learning December 10, 2020

Artificial intelligence at the edge improves manufacturing productivity

AI at the plant floor’s edge empowers machine builders to increase production quality and efficiency

By Jim Wilmot
Courtesy: Emerson
PLCs, PACs May 5, 2020

Should I use an edge controller, PLC, or PAC?

Industrial automation end users are finding edge control technologies excel at familiar programmable logic controller (PLC) and programmable automation controller (PAC) applications while delivering future-proof computing and communication options.

By Darrell Halterman
Courtesy: Tesco Controls
PLCs, PACs December 12, 2020

Migrating legacy PLC programs to modern PLC hardware

Zero downtime is a requirement for many water/wastewater processes, often necessitating upgrading legacy automation by migrating existing code

By Raju Nair
Courtesy: TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory/Control Engineering Europe
Sensors, Actuators January 5, 2021

Control Engineering hot topics, December 2020

Control Engineering's most clicked articles in December 2020 included stories about 5 VFD parameter changes explained, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), 2021 System Integrator of the Year, replacing seven SCADA systems with one, and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay