November 2008 Issue
CONTROL DESIGN is the only industrial automation magazine dedicated to the automation information needs of industrial machine builders, those original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that build the machines that make industry work.
Many Smaller Vendors Make Good Products. Does It Make Sense to Switch?
Simulation Ensures No Surprises With Control Software
Packaging Machine Builder Reorganizes Its Approach to Modular Machine Design With an Integrated E-CAD Package as Its Centerpiece
Is Sustainable Manufacturing Important to Your Customers?
High-Level Control Languages Help Speed Development Cycles, but a Preferred Language for Machine Control Hasnt Emerged
Machine Builders and System Integrators Select Industrial Display Computers
Sonderhoff USA Brings the Legacy of Its Parent Company to North America
Automation Pros Like You Use Digital I/O Networks as the Wedge to Pry Apart Proprietary Controller-I/O Bonds Created by Automation Vendors
With IT Throwing Gasoline on Its Great Wall of Fire to Keep the Villains Out, Whats a Machine Builder to Do?
Machine Builders Are Looking for Energy-Crisis Solutions, Control Deisgn Has a Few Tips. Check Them Out
Algorithms Designed to Spot a Nail or a Bottle Cap or an Asparagus Spear Must Make Assumptions About What Those Objects Look Like
Factors Need to Be Considered When Controlling a Pneumatic Actuator Bank Remotely
Alarming Systems Offer Many Choices, but the Interface Can Become Cluttered When the Screen Is Alarm-Heavy
As the Field of Industrial Automation Changes, Educators Need to Maintain Pace
Sustainable Manufacturing Practices Can Help Reduce Energy and Raw Material Costs