Control Engineering Awards – Vote!

Do you ever wish you could somehow reward a supplier for their great products? Like, if there was a yearly competition where engineers, like yourself, got to choose a new product for awards and accolades. Well, your wish has been granted! Control Engineering has announced the finalists in their Engineers’ Choice Awards competition for 2016. The annual awards event recognizes some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products, as selected from engineers over the past year. Products are judged based upon technological advancement and market impact with the finalists and winners remaining a valued source of reference for subscribers throughout the year. AutomationDirect’s Productivity2000® was selected in the Machine & Embedded Control – PACs, PLCs category of products. So here’s your chance, voting began October 15, 2015, and will remain open until noon, Central time, on December 21, 2015. Don’t wait, make your vote count!


Now a little about our finalist:p2000-340pxX253px

Launched in April 2015, AutomationDirect’s Productivity2000 is the newest addition to the Productivity family of controllers and already a favorite among customers.

Known for its robust capabilities and compact design, the controller boasts many impressive features such as tag name programming, auto-discovered hardware including VFD’s, built-in data logging, web capability and mobile device access. And, with 50MB of user memory, the design ensures enough processing power to meet your needs today and accommodate any expansions in the future.


And just how does this competition work?

Voting is only open to qualified subscribers of Control Engineering magazine, and only one vote per subscriber will be counted towards the final tally of winners. By casting online ballots, readers decide which products deserve the coveted Engineers’ Choice Award. Visit their site, and review this year’s finalists. Then, choose the products you feel will deliver the greatest improvements. Here’s a screen shot to help you vote (hint, hint)!


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 Make your vote count!

Winners will be announced on February 11, 2016, and we encourage you to vote for those products which have aided your automation and control projects this year. So let your voice be heard and don’t forget voting closes December 21st.

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