Otto Mation Comic Series

Little Otto Mation was born with a rare gift called the C.A.P. (Certified Automation Professional), which is an objective assessment and confirmation of skills as an automation professional offered by the International Society of Automation (ISA). Those of us in the automation profession have studied and worked for years to earn the C.A.P. Follow the life of Otto through this unique comic series.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: January 2023

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 3, 2023
  • Opinion

"How questionable has the supply chain been recently? Let's just say I'm concerned that the smaller box is empty."

​Thanks to John S. of Lincoln, Nebraska, for submitting the winning caption for our January 2023 comic!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: December 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • December 5, 2022
  • Opinion

"...and look at how much we save in packaging."

Congrats to Alan M. of Maryland for submitting the winning caption for our last Otto Mation comic of 2022!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: November 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • November 18, 2022
  • Opinion

“Please welcome with a round of applause our robot puppeteer show!”

Congrats and thank you to Roger N of Saudi Arabia for submitting the winning caption for our Thanksgiving Otto Mation comic!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: October 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • October 5, 2022
  • Opinion

"I understand you've raised your candy per minute efficiency, but this is only a 20 ft conveyor system, and I'm not giving you candy every time you come around!"

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: September 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • September 20, 2022
  • Opinion

"Finally! We should have had robots changing diapers a long time ago."

Congrats to Reinhold S. of Lincoln, Nebraska, for winning September's Otto Mation caption contest!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: July 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • July 15, 2022
  • Opinion

“I must have uploaded the heat sterilization recipe into the HVAC system by accident.”

Congrats to Rick Z. of Minnesota for submitting the winning caption for July's Otto Mation comic!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: June 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • June 2, 2022
  • Opinion

"When I said we need to have everything covered... this isn't exactly what I had in mind."

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: May 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • May 6, 2022
  • Opinion

He tried to cheat by clicking, "I'm not robot" and paid the price!

Congrats to Ananth B. of India for submitting this winning caption for our comic!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: April 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • April 12, 2022
  • Opinion

"But they are from the government, and they are here to help."

Congrats to Bruce P. of Illinois for submitting this winning caption for our comic!

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest: Spring 2022

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 17, 2022
  • Opinion

"So we have all of the equipment, but somehow forgot the integration?"

Congrats to Scott N. from Texas for submitting this winning Otto comic caption!