Red Lion Controls Claims “Leadership in Automation” Award for Eighth Consecutive Year

Industrial Automation and Networking Leader Honored in Six Categories

York, Pa. – February 5, 2019 – Red Lion Controls, global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced that it has been named a “First Team Supplier” by the readers of Automation World magazine for the eighth consecutive year. Automation World, the leading business magazine serving automation professionals, invited readers to vote for their favorite industry vendors in unaided-recall surveys.

The Automation World “Leadership in Automation 2018” program recognizes companies that represent a wide variety of automation technologies, software and products used in the manufacturing industry. Red Lion products were recognized in the following categories:

  • Data Acquisition Hardware: The ProducTVity Station® is a ready-to-deploy visual management system that supports the use of Andon messaging and KPIs on the factory floor to boost productivity by turning any television screen into a plant floor data display.
  • HMI Hardware: The Graphite® HMI series is the industry’s first rugged solution to combine flexible, plug-in modules with protocol conversion, data logging and web-based monitoring.
  • HMI Software: Crimson® 3.1 is a powerful programming software for HMIs, controllers and other products, featuring support for over 300 protocol drivers.
  • Mobile HMI/SCADA
  • Networking Components – Wireless: RAM® 6000 and 9000 industrial cellular RTUs are ready-to-deploy remote monitoring and control devices that enable customers to reliably connect, monitor and control equipment in industrial environments from nearly any location.

“It is truly humbling to be selected by the readers of Automation World for yet another year,” said Jack Lee, president of Red Lion Controls. “Our portfolio of industrial automation and networking devices have been honored in six categories, expanding on years past. We will continue to evolve to help our customers with a wide range of industrial solutions.”

Kurt Belisle, Publisher of Automation World, shares his enthusiasm. “We’re pleased to recognize the First Team Honorees who offer both excellent customer service and best-in-class product innovation. We appreciate the end-users who took the time to vote for their favorite solution providers. Congratulations to the honorees!”

Leadership in Automation First Team Honorees are recognized in Automation World’s January 2019 issue, available at For additional information about Red Lion, please visit

About Red Lion Controls

Red Lion has delivered innovative solutions to global markets since 1972 through communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking. The company’s technologies enable customers worldwide to gain real-time data visibility that drives enhanced productivity. Red Lion is part of Spectris plc, the productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls company.

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