The annual Control Engineering Engineers’ Choice Awards program recognizes categories of control, instrumentation, and automation products, revealing the best of those products as selected by their readers. Established in 1954, Control Engineering is recognized as the global information leader for the automation engineers who design, implement, maintain and manage control/instrumentation systems, components and equipment. The winners are selected by subscribers across the digital and print audiences of Control Engineering.

Honorable Mention Awards

AutomationDirect will be a recipient of two Honorable Mention Awards for products nominated in the Machine and Embedded Control categories. The Productivity3000® P3-SCM Serial Communication Module, and the Do-more™ T1H Series CPU Module.

CE Award P3-SCM and T1H Series CPU_2The Productivity3000 P3-SCM is a four-port serial communication module that contains three RS-232 (RJ12) half or full duplex ports and one port selectable between RS-232 (RJ12) and RS-485 (four-wire terminal block). The module also features a 16-LED status display to show communication status for each port.

The Do-more T1H Series CPU module wins accolades by using the proven Terminator field I/O hardware as a platform, and supports stackable base units, discrete and analog I/O modules. The T1H CPUs high processor speeds not only decrease program execution time, but also allow the CPUs to support Ethernet connectivity and custom communication protocols as built-in functions.

The 2015 Engineers’ Choice Awards will be presented to the winners on March 23, 2015, in Chicago. To read more about the annual awards program please visit