November 2010 Issue


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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.


  • Scared of Alarms?

    When It Comes to Industrial Environments, the Key to Conquering Alarms Is to Remain Calm, Follow Safety Procedures and Solve Problems Quickly

  • The Great Data Link-Up

    Streams of Factory-Floor Information, Aided by Performance Monitoring Tools, Converge With Business-Level Data to Solve Problems, Enhance Decision-Making and Increase Profitability

  • E-CAD Gets It Together

    Automating the Oft-Tedious Tasks of Detailed Design Can Free Control Systems Personnel to Focus on the Fun Suff

  • Win With Data

    Customers Enjoy a Data-Monitoring System That Helps Them Make Better Business Decisions

  • A Clear Machine Vision

    When It Comes to Selecting a Machine Vision Platform, You Need a Company That Can Support Your Needs


  • Shirts Off to M&R for New World Record

    M&R Printing Equipment CEO Rich Hoffman stands with New Buffalo Shirt Factory's Luis Omar Viera, who used M&R's Challenger III textile press to print a record-breaking 1,909 shirts in less than an hour.

  • User Demand Rises for Motor Efficiency

    With Increasing End-User and OEM Awareness About Energy Efficiency and Its Potential Cost Savings, the Market for Efficient Fractional Horsepower (FHP) Motors Is Taking Off