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Inside the competition for the first PLC
Inside the competition for the first PLC

The race to develop the first programmable logic controllers was underway inside General Motors’ Hydra-Matic Transmission Division in Ypsilanti, Michigan, in 1970. Three finalists had very different architectures.Read More

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Real-time oil and gas data in the cloud
Real-time oil and gas data in the cloud

Oilfield services company boosts productivity and bolsters worker safety by sharing drilling information via the cloud.Read More

Induction melting furnaces: benefits of integrating HMI and PLC
Induction melting furnaces: benefits of integrating HMI and PLC

Industries specifically dealing with extraction and purification of metals have switched from traditional methods to using induction melting furnaces. The integration of HMI and PLC is proved to... Read More

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Intelligent plant upsurge
Intelligent plant upsurge

Increased interest in smart plant technologies and intelligent plant implementations are among topics in this Control Engineering China discussion with Jiang Yachun, senior technology expert of... Read More

Developing good coding habits
Developing good coding habits

Engineering and IT Insight: Good coding habits reduce errors, save time, and can help you become a better control system programmer. These simple habits may seem to add extra work, but they actually... Read More

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Engineers’ Choice Nominations
The Control Engineering Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by Control Engineering's print and online subscribers.
Nominations close Sept. 5
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2014 System Integrator Giants
Control Engineering's top 100 System Integrator Giants for 2014 are ranked according to total system integration revenue for the most recently completed fiscal year. The in-depth analysis of these firms reveals what's going on in the industry, and how it has changed over the past few years. Click to learn more.
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Upcoming Webcast
Architecture of the Industrial IoT

Presenter Mike Fahrion from B&B Electronics will present the concepts and architectures required to achieve the aspirations of the Internet of Things, which requires a new approach to make it work.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: B&B Electronics
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Advanced memory and data exchange system
Advanced memory and data exchange system

Kaman's Advanced Memory and Data Exchange Universal System (AMADEUS) includes the Model 9740... Read More

Remote asset monitoring for microgrid applications
Remote asset monitoring for microgrid applications

Caterpillar's Connect Remote Asset Monitoring offers real-time collection and remote monitoring of... Read More

Customizable HMI handheld terminals and panel mounts
Customizable HMI handheld terminals and panel mounts

Two Technologies' custom, rugged handheld terminals and panel mount terminals can be customized to... Read More

Bluetooth sensor beacon
Bluetooth sensor beacon

Fujitsu Components’ FWM8BLZ02A-109069 beacon offering features a Bluetooth 4.1 sensor beacon... Read More

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Global Automation & Manufacturing Summit
Meet your manufacturing peers and see the future of automation. Come to the 2014 Industrial Automation North America Pavilion at the 2014 IMTS Show Sept. 8-13 in Chicago. Attend North America's largest manufacturing show. Click here for speakers, agenda, and to register.