Submitted by Joe Feeley on Fri, 06/07/2013 - 11:36
Get ready. Those of you who work for a machine builder, discrete manufacturer, or SI, and who are subscribers to the magazine, our e-newletters, and/or web site registrants, will very soon receive your email invitation to participate in this year's voting to decide what companies provide the best value and...
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Submitted by Joe Feeley on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 11:02
As part of our year-long 15th anniversary celebration, we're reprising a PLC vs. PC article exactly as we first published it in February of 2001. If you've been using controllers during this period, you'll be reminded how the whole "PC-based control will/will not take over the machine control world and...
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 07/25/2012 - 08:49
Some of You Insist...on waiting until the last moment. Well, here we are. The voting booth for the 2012 Readers' Choice awards has to close today. If you're eligible to vote (an automation and controls specifier/user, not a supplier), and you're a Control Design subscriber, you received an email link...
Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 06/20/2012 - 16:22
Here's a nice and simple way to make a $100 charitable donation. Let us do it for you! We're having a random drawing of the names of everyone who completes the Readers Choice Awards ballot and gives us contact info. We'll pick one name for every 50 completed ballots.
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Submitted by Joe Feeley on Wed, 06/13/2012 - 09:38
Believe it when I tell you that the automation vendors take the results of our annual Readers' Choice balloting pretty seriously. More than a few product managers and marketeers alike get a bit nervous about how the voting might go.
Submitted by Katherine Bonfante on Fri, 06/17/2011 - 11:18
Be the lucky participant to receive our grand prize, an iPad. As a machine controls professional and subscriber to Control Design, your collective experience and evaluation of the product value offered by the technology providers in this industry is invaluable.