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Control Engineering


Consulting-Specifying
Engineer

Plant Engineering

 


 

Top Ten Reasons to Advertise with Consulting-Specifying Engineer

Consulting-Specifying Engineer subscribers are active decision makers of mechanical and/or electrical products. They make decisions for multiple products. On average, they specify at least 9 of the 21 products evaluated and during the next 12 months, they will be evaluating 7 products.

Better than 40% will write specifications for $2.5 million or more annually for mechanical/electrical equipment with the average being $1.8 million a year. Roughly 9 out of 10, 88%, have influence over the approved vendor list.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer subscribers rely on their vendors as well as trade publications for information. Not only do they rely on them, they prefer these two sources.

Engineering publications and their respective sites are a springboard for further action. Roughly two thirds have visited an advertiser’s website and/or downloaded a white paper as a result of reading an engineering publication or visited their related website. Over half have cut out an article or printed an article off of a website or contacted a company as a result of reading an article.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer subscribers are dedicated readers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine. Almost 80% are regular readers (3 out of 4 or 4 out of 4 issues). They spend, on average, 54 minutes with Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine each month.

Subscribers of Consulting-Specify Engineer are likely to pass their issue onto 2 additional people resulting in 3 readers per issue. Consulting-Specifying Engineer audience is projected to be triple the size as BPA states.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer subscribers are loyal readers. Three-fourths, 75%, either read cover to cover or scan the issue for articles of interest.

Over the past 2 years, reader habits have remained consistent with 90% reading more or the same amount of time compared to two years ago. Reasons for this are due to the content in the publication. Some cite the information on trends, the hands on approach type information, improved articles, code updates, and latest technologies.

Subscribers read Consulting-Specifying Engineer for multiple reasons. Topping the list are for codes and standards and new technologies.

The majority of respondents (71%) to the survey are engineers while just under a third hold management titles. Respondents represent large firms with twenty percent located at companies with more than 5,000 employees. In addition subscribers are seasoned professionals with an average number of years in the profession being 25.

Top Ten Reasons to Advertise with Plant Engineering

Plant engineering subscribers are active buyers/specifiers of plant maintenance systems and equipment. They buy multiple plant products. On average, they purchase at least 9 of the 18 product evaluated and during the next 12 months, they will be evaluating 6 products studied.

Roughly a fourth will spend $1 million or more on plant maintenance systems and equipment over the next 12 months. Six out of ten have budget responsibilities.

They rely on their vendors as well as trade publications for information. Not only do they rely on them, they prefer these two sources.

Engineering publications and their respective sites are a springboard for further action. Over half have contacted a company as a result of reading an article or seeing an ad in a magazine.

Plant engineers are dedicated readers of Plant Engineering magazine. Almost half, 46%, read every issue and 31% reading 3 out of four issues. They spend, on average, 31 minutes with Plant Engineering magazine each month.

Average reader per issue is two. Plant Engineering audience is projected to be twice as big as the BPA states.

Plant engineers are loyal readers. 85% either read cover to cover or scan the issue for articles of interest.

Over the past 2 years, reader habits have remained consistent. 86% read more or the same amount of time compared to two years ago. Some of the reasons are due to an expansion in the role of the plant engineer which has prompted a need for more information.

They read Plant Engineering magazine for multiple reasons. Topping the list is for new technology/tools and/or case studies/best practices.

Respondents to the survey represent large plants with average employee size being 2,381 and annual 2009 revenue averaging $1 million. Plant engineers are seasoned professionals with average number of years in the profession being 20.

Top 10 Reasons to Advertise with Control Engineering

Control Engineering subscribers are active decision-makers of automation, control, and instrumentation technologies for automated process, manufacturing, and hybrid solutions . They make decisions for multiple products. On average, they are involved in at least 12 of the 23 products evaluated and during the next 12 months they will be evaluating 6 products.

On average, engineers estimate they will spend approximately $420,000 in the next 12 months on process controls and/or systems integration. On average, they plan to spend $298,850 on information technology and $302,000 on discrete controls in the next 12 months.

Roughly 9 out of 10, 87%, have influence over the approved vendor list.

Control Engineering subscribers rely on their trade publications and their vendors for information. Not only do they rely on them, they prefer these two sources.

Engineering publications and their respective sites are a springboard for further action. Roughly two thirds have visited an advertiser’s website and/or downloaded a white paper as a result of reading an engineering publication or visited their related website. Over half have passed information onto a colleague, printed or downloaded information about an advertiser, clicked on an online ad, and/or contacted a company as a result of reading an article.

Control Engineering subscribers are dedicated readers of Control Engineering magazine. Almost 8 out 10, 76% are regular readers (3 out of 4 or 4 out of 4 issues). They spend, on average, 35 minutes with Control Engineering magazine each month.

Subscribers of Control Engineering are likely to pass their issue onto 1 additional person in 2 readers per issue. Control Engineering audience is projected to be double the size as BPA states.

Control Engineering subscribers are loyal readers. Almost nine out of ten, 87%, either read cover to cover or scan the issue for articles of interest.

Over the past 2 years, reading habits have remained consistent with 86% reading more or the same amount of time compared to two years ago. Subscribers read Control Engineering for multiple reasons. Topping the list are for new technologies/tools and/or new product/software information.

The majority of respondents (65%) to the survey have engineering job functions. Respondents represent large firms with twenty one percent located at companies with more than 5,000 employees. In addition subscribers are seasoned professionals with an average number of years in the profession being 23.

 

“I look for items and articles of interest to me on www.csemag.com, and particularly if I am working on a project that needs specialized equipment.”
- Consulting-Specifying Engineer reader

"Plant engineers are the problem-solvers. Systems are extremely complex. There are safety, quality, reliability, employee, etc. issues that must be dealt with on a daily basis. Not just anybody can do this job.”
- Plant Engineering reader

“On any given current project, I cannot use all the technology available. So keeping up with technology solutions outside of applied work is difficult. Control Engineering gives me a great balance of information to apply now and plan to apply in the next project.”
- Control Engineering reader

"The Maintenance Community eagerly awaits the release of this highly regarded publication. Please let me know if there is anything we can do to assist."
- Plant Engineering Advertiser

"Plant engineers are the problem-solvers. Systems are extremely complex. There are safety, quality, reliability, employee, etc. issues that must be dealt with on a daily basis. Not just anybody can do this job."
- Plant Engineering reader