SAVE THE DATE! The Automation Conference 2013 edition is being held in Chicago from May 14-15, 2013.

The Automation Conference 2012 edition produced enthusiastic keynote presentations, insightful industry presentations and automation technology seminars. The 2012 conference spotlighted topics or technology under these three automation areas: Process and Batch Control, Packaging Automation and Discrete Manufacturing.

From the standpoint of training programs in a successfully automated manufacturing company, Simon Nance's presentation focuses on what what it takes to build employees’ skills to a level necessary to properly work with automated systems.
Bryan Griffen reviews Nestlé's automation successes, and discusses their continuing development in regards to a standard approach to HMIs, maintenance, and user requirement specifications for OEMs.
David Acheson, former FDA official and current managing director at Leavitt Partners, explains how the coming changes to the Food Safety Modernization Act and other regulatory issues will impact food & beverage processors and packagers, other producers of consumables, and the manufacturers who d
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A look at the Festo products on display at The Automation Conference 2012.
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