The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is hosting weekly virtual events as a replacement for their executive conference, which is being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Analysis: While the measure of standards organizations, end users, and suppliers have differed in the past, the future requires collaboration to help standards enhance return on investment for technologies used in factory automation and process automation.
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Seven answers: 3-D printing and additive manufacturing concepts created differentiation and kept costs down. The project also helped reduce product weight by 20%, and a more ergonomic product with a soft touch grip delivered better market position without compromising on margins.
It may take more effort to build a long-term relationship, but it pays off in the long run as the customer views the integrator as a trusted advisor and part of the team.
There are many reasons why it’s better to have a deeper, strategic partnership with an integrator that goes beyond an individual project; here are a few.
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