Automation Unplugged: Pinto's Perspectives, Pointers, & Prognostications

Automation Unplugged: Pinto's Perspectives, Pointers, & Prognostications

ISBN: 9781556178641
Publisher: ISA
Publication Date: 2003-10-15
Number of pages: 205
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If you have heard industry pundit Jim Pinto speak, or read his barbed writings or laugh-out-loud poems, or subscribe to his popular e-newsletter, you'll enjoy his new book. It's loaded with critical analysis of the changing face of industrial automation; predictions about future automation technology trends Â- including PintoÂ's provoking prognostications on what major supplier companies will survive, and what ones wonÂ't; the best of his articles on marketing & distribution; and his highly rated fieldbus commentary. Of course, the book also includes the best-of-the-best poems from the recognized "poet laureate of instrumentation."

The book has a special Introduction by Dick Morley, noted technology guru and father of the PLC. Each of 5 sections is introduced by a noted automation industry personality.

* Industrial Automation Majors, the good, the bad and the ugly - Introduced by John Berra, President Emerson Process

* Marketing, Sales & Distribution Perspectives - Introduced by Frank Williams, CEO of I/O Select

* Future of Automation Technology Technology - Gee Whiz! - Introduced by Bud Keyes, Senior Vice President, Emerson Process

* Industrial Networks - this bus is for you - Introduced by Dick Caro, CMC Associates, Chairman of ISA SP50 and formerly of IEC Fieldbus Standards Committees

* Pinto's Industrial Poetry - Introduced by Greg Hale, Editor, InTech

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