The background of the magazine
The magazine ”Automaatioväylä” is published and edited by Automaatioväylä Oy, which is owned by Automaatiosäätiö – Automation Foundation.
The main partners of the magazine are Suomen Automaatioseura – Finnish Society of Automation and Suomen Mittaus ja Säätöteknillinen Yhdistys – Finnish Measurement and Control Technology Association.
Both are country wide associations operating on professional basis and connecting persons in the fields of measurement, control and automation.
The associations strive to promote automation technology and its applications and to share experiences among the members and other end users in order to strengthen the skills and information. Information sharing takes place also between other domestic and international organizations. The activities of the members cover widely the whole branch of automation; research, education, engineering, manufacturing, marketing as well as industrial operations and maintenance.
Automation is a key when developing sustainable technologies, which contain measuring sensors, information technology, software and individual skills.
The vision and mission of the magazine
Automaatioväylä serves as the professional magazine in the field of automation. The subscribers will read and store the magazines. It has seven issues annually. Each issue has a theme and it covers new methods, applications and trends under that theme. Writers are specialists in their field representing research, education, industry and users. Each issue has also sections covering news from the field, new products and their applications as well as personal and organizational news.