AIM Global
Since 1972, AIM has actively led the way in industry standards, education, and outreach. AIM is the international trade association representing automatic identification and mobility technology solution providers.


ARC Advisory Group
Founded in 1986, ARC Advisory Group is the leading research and advisory firm for industry and infrastructure.


Automation World
A publication for automation professionals working in the discrete, batch and process manufacturing industries. Each edition features intelligence for the entire buying team–from plant floor operators to management to IT.


British Automation & Robot Association 
BARA (British Automation and Robot Association) provides a voice for the Robot and Automation Industries, when dealing with government, industry, financial and academic institutions.


CC Link Partner Association
The CC-Link Partner Association exists to support member companies, provide technical assistance in developing CC-Link compatible products, conduct conformance testing, and to promote these compatible products to the marketplace. 


Center for Operator Performance
We are a diverse group of industry, vendor, and academia representatives addressing human capabilities and limitations with research, collaboration, and human factors engineering. Our mission is to raise the performance level of our operators and improve Health, Safety, and Environmental effectiveness.


China Industrial Control Website
gongkong means industrial control in Chinese, while gongkong® is the most authoritative and professional brand committed to providing automation marketing and consultation


Control System Integrators Association – CSIA
CSIA is a global, not-for-profit, professional association for control system integration companies.


Direct Industry: Virtual Industrial Exhibition
DirectIndustry is aimed at industry buyers seeking industrial products on a daily


Engineering Update
Engineering Update is a journal, providing advice and solutions for management and technical challenges encountered by Managers, process and control Engineers. An in-depth and innovative guide to the most state-of-the-art products and advanced technologies in the business.


Ether CAT is the open real-time Ethernet network originally developed by Beckhoff. EtherCAT sets new standards for real-time performance and topology flexibility.


Ethernet Powerlink


The EXPO21XX online exhibition platform reaches an extensive worldwide audience of buyers, engineers and business professionals and therefore offers unique b2b marketing prospects.


FDT Group 
FDT standardizes the communication and configuration interface between all field devices and host systems.


Fieldbus Foundation
The Fieldbus Foundation is a global not-for-profit corporation consisting of leading process end users and automation companies.


Hart Communication Foundation
The HART Communication Foundation, an international, not-for-profit membership organization, is the technology owner and standards setting body for the HART Communication Protocol, the global standard for smart instrument communication.


Ireland Journal of Instrumentation, Control and Automation
Measurement, Control and Automation Resources throughout the World


The International Society of Automation is a leading, global, nonprofit organization that is setting the standard for automation by helping over 30,000 worldwide members and other professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.


ISA 100 Wireless
Industry leaders from major manufacturing and automation control system users and suppliers have formed an organizaiton to establish essential specificaitons and ISA100.11a Registered Prducts proceses to be used in the testing and certification of wireless products and systems for the ISA100 family of wireless standards.


Machine Vision Online – Automated Imaging Association 
The Automated Imaging Association (AIA) is the global vision and imaging industry’s trade group currently serving some 300 member companies.


Machine to Machine, M2M, Remote Monitoring, Tank Level Monitoring – DataOnline
DataOnline is the Leading Global Provider of M2M (Machine-To-Machine) solutions specifically for the Monitoring of Remote Assets.


We are the trade association of leading companies who manufacture and distribute a wide variety of process controls, field measurement and analysis instrumentation, systems and software used in inudustrial process control and factory automation around the


MESA (manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association) International is a global community of manufacturers, producers, industry leaders and solution providers who are focused on improving Operations Management capabilities through the effective applicaiton of technology solutions and best practices.


NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926, and headquartered near Washington, DC, its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity.


ODVA is the organization that supports network technologies built on the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP™) — DeviceNet™, EtherNet/IP™, CompoNet™, and ControlNet™


OMAC is the organization for automation and manufacturing professionals that is dedicated to supporting the machine automation and operation needs of manufacturing.


OPC Foundation 
OPC is all about Open Productivity & Connectivity in industrial automation and the enterprise systems that support industry.


Packaging World
Packaging World is the flagship title of Summit Media Group, a privately owned, B2B publisher of information for professionals in packaging and manufacturing automation.



PLCopen, as an organization active in Industrial Control, is creating a higher efficiency in your application software development and lowering your life-cycle costs.



Plant Engineering
CFE Media consists of three industry-leading, recognizable brands; Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Plant Engineering, and Control Engineering. These brands are the definitive go-to sources in the plant, automation and control, as well as the building systems specification markets. They consistently deliver information that engineers rely on extensively to assist them with their jobs and business operations.


PROFIBUS International 
PI is is the largest automation community in the world. It heads a global network of vendors, developers, System Integrators and end users having a common interest in promoting, supporting and using PROFIBUS and PROFINET.


PROFIBUS Trade Organization
PI North America’s main role is to show industrial automation developers and users the beneficial results of using fieldbus – in particular PROFIBUS and PROFINET – in North American discrete manufacturing and process automation applications.


PI North America
PROFINET, the all-encompassing Industrial Ethernet for advanced manufacturing, is ‘the future’ for industrial networking in automation.



Robotic Industries Association
Robotics Online is sponsored by Robotic Industries Association, and provides information to help engineers, managers and executives apply and justify robotics and flexible


Security Incidents Organization
The Repository of Industrial Security Incidents is a database of incidents of a cyber security nature that have (or could have) affected process control, industrial automation or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.


Smart Process Manufacturing
A site showcasing research and events related to Smart Process Manufacturing. 


Society of Manufacturing Engineers 
The Society of Manufacturing Engineers is the world’s leading professional society advancing manufacturing knowledge and influencing more than half a million manufacturing practitioners annually.


Venture Development Corp. 
VDC Research Group provides thought leadership, market opportunity assessments and corporate development services to our clients through our syndicated market research reports and a range of consulting services.


WBF – The Organization for Production Technology, is dedicated to supporting the process automation and operations needs of the technical and management professions in process manufacturing.