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Automation has grown primarily due to industrial drivers, but other fields need controls technology, too

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Manufacturing supplied the seeds that grew into industrial automation. While some of the technology used was a result of the race to space back in the 1960, manufacturing was the high-volume driver. Industrial automation vendors, manufacturers and machine builders continue to chase and develop automated equipment and processes and will continue into the future.Outside the manufacturing sector, why don't these vendors, manufactures and builders spread their wings into the commercial spaces and start developing automation for the service industry, restaurants, banking, retail or security? Shouldn't the commercial space benefit from automation? Aren't there big…

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