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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers is an international technical society for all individuals and organizations interested in heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, and refrigeration. The Society, organized into Regions, Chapters, and Student Branches, allows exchange of HVAC&R knowledge and experiences for the benefit of the field's practitioners and the public. ASHRAE provides many opportunities to participate in the development of new knowledge via, for example, research and its many Technical Committees.

Automation Federation
The Automation Federation is an umbrella organization under which associations and societies engaged in manufacturing and process automation activities can work more effectively to fulfill their missions.

The Business Solutions Association
The Business Solutions Association is comprised of wholesalers, manufacturers and manufacturers' representatives whose mission to provide a forum for the development of strategic and synergistic solutions to enhance the sale and distribution of business related products and services.

Chemical Information Technology Center (ChemITC)
ChemITC of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) is a forum for companies in and associated with the ACC to address common IT issues and support the industry's ability to safely and efficiently deliver products essential to society.

Control System Integrators Association (CSIA)
CSIA helps good system integrators become better business people. It is the largest organization in North America for control system integrators.

International Dairy Deli Bakery Association
The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association™ (IDDBA) is the leading association for the dairy, deli, bakery and related industries. Their mission is to expand the leadership role in promoting the growth and development of dairy, deli, and bakery sales in the food industry. Their vision is to be the essential resource for relevant information and services which add value across all food channels for the dairy, deli, and bakery categories.

Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
A non-profit organization, IEEE is the world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

Institute of Measurement and Control
The Institute of Measurement and Control exists to promote for the public benefit, by all available means, the general advancement of the science and practice of measurement and control technology and its application.

International Instrument Users’ Association (WIB)
WIB provides process instrumentation evaluation — and assessment services for — and on behalf of — its industrial user member companies.

International Society of Automation
ISA is a nonprofit organization that helps its 30,000 worldwide members and other automation professionals solve difficult technical problems, while enhancing their leadership and personal career capabilities.

International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE)
International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world's largest not-for-profit association dedicated to educating and advancing pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals and their industry. Founded in 1980, today ISPE serves 25,000 members in 90 countries.

Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA) International
MESA is the first choice for industry professionals seeking innovative thinking and leadership to drive operations excellence.

Measurement Control and Automation Association (MCAA)
MCAA is 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 industrial process control and factory automation around the world.

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
National Society of Professional Engineers strengthens the engineering profession by promoting engineering licensure and ethics, advocating and protecting professional engineers. The National Society of Professional Engineers stands today as the only national organization committed to addressing the professional concerns of licensed PEs across all disciplines.

The Open Applications Group Inc. (OAGi)
The Open Applications Group Inc. (the OAGi) is organized (i) to promote business process interoperability for both inter & intra enterprise business processes and (ii) to encourage the creation of and/or create and endorse one or more standards to assist organizations in achieving connectivity and multiple-source integration of inter & intra enterprise business processes.

Organization for Machine Automation and Control (OMAC)
OMAC is the organization for automation and manufacturing professionals that is dedicated to supporting the machine automation and operational needs of manufacturing.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
PMI is the world's leading not-for-profit association for the project management profession.

Organization for Production Technology (WBF)
WBF facilitates the interchange and development of information and knowledge in order to help its members succeed and to exert a positive influence on industry.

Wireless Industrial Networking Alliance (WINA)
WINA's objective is to deploy wireless application information that improves the efficiencies, production and safety of industrial manufacturing and processes.

Publications

Automation
Automation.com is an online resource for industrial, process and factory automation; machine, motion and process control; and instrumentation professionals.

Automation World
Automation World offers intelligence for the business of manufacturing automation.

CFO Magazine
CFO magazine offers news and insight for financial executives.

CIO Magazine
CIO magazine delivers news, analysis, blogs and solutions for chief information officers.

CONTROL
CONTROL is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the global process automation market with a readership of 65,000 plus engineering, operations and management professionals.

Control Design
CONTROL DESIGN is the only industrial automation magazine dedicated to the automation information needs of industrial machine builders, those original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) that build the machines that make industry work.

Hydrocarbon Processing
The Hydrocarbon Processing Industry (HPI) is global with refineries, petrochemical plants and gas processing facilities being located in every region of the world. Vendors who successfully target all potential buyers for their products and services with their advertising message enjoy greater sales and profits. Hydrocarbon Processing delivers more buyers and specifiers in this market globally than any other publication serving the HPI.

Managing Automation
Managing Automation connects readers with manufacturing executives and technology buyers.

Manufacturing & Logistics IT
Manufacturing & Logistics IT magazine offers complete information for managing the supply chain.

Manufacturing Automation and Advanced Manufacturing
Manufacturing AUTOMATION keeps readers informed about the latest industrial automation technologies, trends, news and products. Manufacturing AUTOMATION incorporates Advanced Manufacturing magazine.

Oil & Gas Journal
The Oil & Gas Journal, first published in 1902, is the world's most widely read petroleum industry publication. Each week the Journal delivers the latest international oil and gas news; analysis of issues and events; practical technology for design, operation and maintenance; and important statistics on international markets and activity. The Oil & Gas Journal is designed to meet the needs of engineers, oil management and executives throughout the oil and gas industry.

Robotics & Automation Magazine
Robotics & Automation Magazine is the main dissemination means to all members of the IEEE Robotics & Automation Society and is also used for general information related to the society and education.

SoftwareMag
Softwaremag.com and Software Magazine, target buyers and influencers of high technology products and services for medium to large organizations.

Supply Chain Council
The Supply-Chain Council (SCC) is a global non-profit association whose methodology, diagnostic and benchmarking tools help nearly a thousand organizations make dramatic and rapid improvements in supply chain processes. SCC has established the supply chain world's most widely accepted framework for evaluating and comparing supply chain activities and their performance. The framework — the SCOR® process reference model — lets companies quickly determine and compare the performance of supply chain and related operations within their company or against other companies

Directories

Advanced Manufacturing
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Capterra
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Industrial Automation Community
IA-Community is the premiere industrial automation portal.

Local Automation
Local Automation is your industrial automation marketplace.

Career Information

Automation Job Center
Find jobs in industrial automation, process control and instrumentation.

AutomationTechies
AutomationTechies.com provides recruiting services for direct-hire and contract positions.

EngineerJobs
Find your next engineering job.

InTech ISA Jobs
Your connection to people and positions in the automation industry.

Internet Business Systems, Inc. (IBSystems)
IBSystems provides valuable engineering resources and brings software and hardware manufacturers together with extremely targeted high-tech audiences.

ISA Career Library
Resources for finding a career in automation and control.