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On a quarterly basis, Control Engineering conducts research studies on the industries and topics covered by the publication. The key topic areas are:

  • System Integration
  • Machine Control
  • Process Control
  • Information Control
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Manufacturing IT
  • Safety and Security.

Download Control Engineering research to read about the latest findings and insights on these key topics.

FEATURED STUDY: Control Engineering and Plant Engineering 2016 Industrial Internet of Things & Industrie 4.0
This study was conducted by CFE Media to gauge the engineer's understanding and current implementation of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industrie 4.0. Respondents to the 2016 Industrial Internet of Things & Industrie 4.0 study identified five key findings regarding their familiarity and implementation of the IIoT framework and Industrie 4.0 platform. Access the full report for findings.

FEATURED STUDY: 2016 System Integration Study: Five findings on integrating systems
This study was conducted by Control Engineering to better understand system integration of devices and systems as applied to controls, automation, and instrumentation from the perspectives of the system integrator and the engineer hiring the system integrator. Respondents to the Control Engineering 2016 System Integration Study identified five high-level findings regarding the impact of integrating systems today. Download the Control Engineering 2016 System Integration Study.

FEATURED STUDY: Control Engineering 2016 Cybersecurity Study
This study was conducted by Control Engineering to evaluate cybersecurity implementation, resources, and training. Respondents to the Control Engineering 2016 Cybersecurity Study identified six high-level findings impacting control systems today: Access the full 2016 Cybersecurity report for additional findings.

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