Question & Answer Articles from Schneider Electric

Fulfilling The Promise of Automation

Manufacturers are working today with dramatically reduced levels of engineering, which spells opportunity for Schneider Electric's Industrial Automation & Control Division. Over the past year, Schneider Electric is strengthening its ability to design entire manufacturing systems ... an approach that goes far beyond the role of Programmable Logic Controllers (PACS) or any other discrete part. Read full article.

Global Mindset Critical for U.S. Employees

A global mindset is more important than ever to career and company success, according to Peggy Gann, senior vice president of human resources and administration at Schneider Electrics North American Operating Division. Headquartered in Palatine, Ill., the North American Operating Division of Schneider Electric had sales of $2.6 billion (U.S.) in 2004. And with 15,500 North American employees and 85,000 worldwide, Gann and other human resource professionals at the company have seen the focus shift from cost control to talent management. Read full article.