Factory Automation

How new technologies will affect system integration and controls automation

July 12, 2023
Patti Engineering’s Sam Hoff, Electronic Drives and Controls’ Bob Pusateri and E Tech Group’s Kurt Wakeman discuss brownfield projects and how the industry is changing

System integrators design, build and implement equipment into manufacturing production lines. More than 500 integrators are member companies in the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA), which held its executive conference in New Orleans.

Prior to the gathering, individuals from three CSIA companies spoke with Plant Services Chief Editor Tom Wilk about the future of machine and system integration.

E Tech Group’s business director for material handling, Kurt Wakeman, Electronic Drives and Controls’ director of business development, Bob Pusateri, and Patti Engineering’s president and CEO, Sam Hoff, discussed the changing landscape of the industry.

Read the transcript of the roundtable discussion on our partner publication, Plant Services.