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ISA Is Much More Than a Membership Organization

It’s fitting, I believe, that this column is being posted in November—the month that ISA and the Automation Federation have designated as Automation Appreciation Month. Automation Appreciation Month provides ISA with an opportunity to thank its members for their strong support, active involvement, and leadership contributions. In addition, the month celebrates the value and significance […]

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The Secret to a Successful Automation Industry LinkedIn Group

You started a LinkedIn group to bring visibility to your brand or attract more customers to your automation or control industry business. Maybe your goal is to showcase an industry topic or initiative. But despite your best efforts, discussions are few and membership is flat. If you are willing to put in a little extra […]

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Does Your Industrial Automation Business Have Social Proof?

The results of a provocative industry study confirmed a fairly well-known view: Industrial automation and manufacturing is still largely sitting on the fence when it comes to leveraging inbound marketing and social media strategies for business development and customer retention. Among the findings in the report, nearly half of all websites surveyed failed to establish […]

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Tip #55: Use the Best Technology, Even if the Price Tag Is Higher

The biggest mistakes I have seen in the process industry came from trying to cut costs by not using the best technology instrumentation and systems. We tend to forget that measurements are the only windows into the process and controllers and final control elements (e.g., control valves) are the only means of affecting the process. […]

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ISA Transactions shares 50 years of history

Kicking off the New Year with the January issue of ISA Transactions: The Journal of Automation, Editor-in-Chief Dr. Ahmad Rad writes in his 50th Celebration ISA Transactionsmessage from the editor: “ISA Transactions turned 51. The fine tradition starting in 1962 continues and the hard work of many individuals in the last fifty years has facilitated […]

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