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 - March 18, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 17, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto gives his colleague a hard time about partying too much on St. Patrick's Day.

Otto Mation Comic - March 11, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 10, 2015
  • Opinion

Mr. Barnes presents Otto with a gift that he believes will help alleviate his work load.

Otto Mation Comic - March 4, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • March 3, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto walks in on Mr. Barnes who has a hired a psychic reader to predict the future.

Otto Mation Comic - February 25, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 24, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto asks his manager for a historian to help analyze plant data.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - February 4, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • February 2, 2015
  • Opinion

The winning caption was submitted by Terence M. in Pennsylvania. "How else did you expect me to keep all of our projects on time and under budget?"

Otto Mation Comic - January 28, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 27, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto stops an engineer from plugging a USB drive into a production PC and has an awkward moment.

Otto Mation Comic - January 21, 2015

  • by Otto Mation
  • January 20, 2015
  • Opinion

Otto suggests possible outcome when Mr. Barnes asks for change to old production line.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - December 17, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • December 16, 2014
  • Opinion

The winning caption was submitted by Terence M. in Pennsylvania. "Santa, this is the Elfa version of the new automated assembly line."

Otto Mation Comic - December 10, 2014

  • by Otto Mation
  • December 9, 2014
  • Opinion

Mr. Barnes tells Otto that he can't use an innovative new controller because it's not on the approved vendor list.

Otto Mation Comic Caption Contest - November 19, 2019

  • by Otto Mation
  • November 17, 2014
  • Opinion

The winning caption for this comic caption contest was submitted by Gavin K, in Wisconsin. Congratulations, Gavin!