Category Archives: Industry trends

Youthful Exuberance in Engineering


It is well documented that there is a talent shortage in the engineering ranks and especially in controls engineering these days. It seems as though we are losing more engineers than we are gaining in our industry and it is … Continue reading

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PLC’s Versus PC’s For Control – Is There Still a Debate?


Controldesign.com is revisiting an article that they published in February 2001 where they debated PLC’s versus PC’s in industrial settings. I saw the latest update on this topic today. I remember the debate raging with several customers when I went to … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Homecoming?


First of all, let me apologize for my/our lack of regular posting in a while. I lost focus and realize that this needs to be a regular event if we are going to make a run in social media. Next week, … Continue reading

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