Automation World to Host Gateway to CSIA’s Industrial Automation Exchange

June 5, 2014
CSIA's Industrial Automation Exchange is designed to connect the discrete manufacturing and process industries to control system integrators and suppliers.

CHICAGO (June 5, 2014) – The Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) has launched the Industrial Automation Exchange, a new online service to help industrial plant owners and operators connect with control system integrators and suppliers. Building on the previous CSIA online directory, the enhanced, features-rich Exchange enables visitors to create personal profiles and reinforces the value of expertise and professional relationships when choosing a system integrator.  Summit Media Group’s Automation World will host an express gateway to the new digital community.

CSIA’s Executive Director Bob Lowe is excited about the Exchange and working with Automation World. Comments Lowe, "CSIA has contributed to Automation World’s magazine and website and we’ve also been involved in The Automation Conference. This is our first formal agreement where they will be driving global traffic to our Exchange site from AutomationWorld.com."

Automation World VP/Publisher, Jim Chrzan is enthusiastic about his brand’s role. “System integrators and their manufacturing partners represent a vital segment of our reader community. We’re pleased to be a partner with CSIA in this new endeavor.” Publicity, advertising and social media will be used to promote awareness and use of the Industrial Automation Exchange.

About Summit Media Group, Inc. 
Chicago-based Summit Media Group, Inc. is a B-to-B publisher, offering information for professionals in packaging and manufacturing automation. Magazines include Packaging World, Automation World, Packaging World’s PACK EXPO Showcase, Healthcare Packaging, and Contract Packaging. In addition to publishing Playbooks and other digital resources, Summit also owns The Automation Conference and GreenerPackage.com.

About CSIA
Founded in 1994, the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) is a not-for-profit, global trade association that seeks to advance the industry of control system integration. Control system integrators use their engineering, technical and business skills to help manufacturers and others automate their industrial equipment and systems. CSIA members provide a range of services in dozens of industries.

For more information:
Susan DaMario, Director of Marketing
Summit Media Group, Inc., Phone 312-222-1010

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