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Time is Running Out for Celebrating Excellence Nominations

Have you submitted a nomination for this year’s Celebrating Excellence awards? The Celebrating Excellence awards program is an extension of our time-honored practice of recognizing those companies and individuals, both members and non-members, who have contributed to the Society and automation industry. We depend on you to help us identify those volunteers and leaders who […]

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Dale Gaerke Selected 2013 Engineer of the Year by the Toledo/Northwest Ohio Community

Dale Gaerke, P.E., has been honored by the engineering community of Toledo and Northwest Ohio with its highest distinction, 2013 Engineer of the Year.  The award, a longtime tradition of the Technical Society of Toledo and the Toledo Society of Professional Engineers, was made in conjunction with Engineers Week 2013, which runs February 17-23.  Each […]

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Nominations for Celebrating Excellence awards program now open

2013 will mark the 51st year ISA will honor the achievements of individuals and businesses that have made significant contributions to the Society and the automation community. I think of these individuals as heroes. They design and/or implement innovative automation products and services; further the automation profession through educational programs; and, in the case of […]

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Automation Federation Goes to Washington: Cybersecurity and the Shortage of Skilled Manufacturing Workers

Last December, a senior task force from the Automation Federation held a series of strategic briefings in Washington D.C. with White House staff, congressional leaders and a variety of governmental departments and agencies.  Our objective was to raise greater awareness for two pressing issues affecting automation in the process, manufacturing and power generation industries: security […]

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Terrence G. Ives

My year as the 2013 ISA President has gotten off to a truly inspiring start

This past Saturday, I was in Manchester, New Hampshire, for the kickoff of the 2013 FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®), an annual competition that helps high school students across the world discover the excitement of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Many of the more than 50,000 students participating in this year’s competition will pursue course […]

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ISA President Robert E. Lindeman highlights 2012 achievements in his end-of-year address

ISA President Robert E. Lindeman highlights 2012 achievements in his end-of-year address

As the 2012 ISA President, I am gratified to report that ISA will enter the new year as a more capable, industry-significant, globally engaged, and member-focused organization. We’ve made real headway in 2012, building on our visionary strategic plan, and making the sound decisions that position our Society for long-term growth and success. While some […]

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Passing the Torch: ISA Social Media Community Manager

My Dear Friends at ISA, In case you didn’t see this news, I am stepping down from my role as ISA’s Social Media Community Manager.  I want you to know how much I enjoyed representing ISA and its members.   As luck would have it, I was offered an exciting new position at eCoast Sales in Rochester, […]

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