August 2012 Issue
It's Back-to-School Time for Training and Certification
When Will the Data Share the Same Highway?
Report Shows Growth is Back, but Faces Unique Challenges
Editor in Chief Joe Feeley Wants to Know What Readers' Reactions Are to American Companies Saying They Are Unable to Find Skilled Workers
All Industries Still Struggle to Troubleshoot Electrical Equipment Effectively
Innovation Brings Different Challenges, Teaches Lessons That Could Be Applied to New Fields
Machine Builders Choose Online Forums Over Other Outlets
Servo-Controlled Motion Solution for Ultrasonic Testing Offers Faster Scanning, More Capabilities Than Previous Methods
New, Better Practices to Engineer Machining Centers
Harmony Enterprises, Rockwell Automation, Werner Electric Help SSG2 Comply With Safety Standards
Package Up a Variety of Local Resources and Remote Activities Here, There, Everywhere
Embedded Microprocessors Open New Possibilities
Can Any Level of Security Detect a Backdoor Approach to a PLC Program, or to a SCADA Screen Control Program?
A Reader Agrees With Our Editor That Owners Must Be Educated on the System, Not Just the Control
A Reader Disagrees With Our Editor That Lack of Respect or Low Pay Deters Young People From Entering Technical Fields
A Reader Reflects on Our Articles 'PLC Genesis', 'The History of the PLC' and 'History of Control; History of PLC and DCS'
A Readers Asks How to Best Evaluate Cost vs. Capability When Dealing With Automated Sampling Systems
Dependability of Electromechanical Switches and Buttons Is Vital to HMI Reliability
As Control Design celebrates its 15th anniversary, each month we bring you a look back at some of the events and developments that shaped technology during that time. In August, Apple Computer and Microsoft reached an agreement to share technology, Lego's Robotics Invention System was released, and Pluto was reclassified as a "dwarf planet."
Study Expects Average Growth Rate From 2012 to 2016 to Climb to 13%
Show Geared Toward Solutions for Production Automation
Higher Productivity Will Need to Help Supply Increasing Demand From Manufacturing, Which Siemens Industry Aims to Achieve by Integrating More Design and Manufacturing Tasks
Industry on the Rebound After Several Years of Decline