Control Station earns U.S. Small Business Administration recognition as Connecticut’s top exporter

The U.S. Small Business Administration recognized Control Station’s international growth with the 2018 Connecticut Exporter of the Year Award. The award is presented annually to a Connecticut-based business that demonstrates consistent growth in export sales and profits. Control Station licenses its products globally through a network of partners, distributors and value-added services providers. In 2016 the company established a joint venture in Ireland in order to accelerate international growth and to enhance its support of a growing community of multinational manufacturers. With its focus on the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region the joint venture has spearheaded Control Station’s growth strategy and licensed the company’s products to manufacturing sites located in over 50 countries. The company started on the campus of the University of Connecticut in 1988. It originally licensed a suite of process simulation tools to colleges and universities. In 2004 the company reformed in order to pursue the needs of industrial process manufacturers. Today it markets a portfolio of process monitoring, diagnostic and optimization technologies to manufacturers worldwide. According to a 2015 report by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy there are over 331,000 small businesses in the State of Connecticut. Those businesses employ approximately one-half of the state’s private workforce. The state also boasts a large share of Fortune 500 companies. In 2017 Connecticut was home to eighteen of the five hundred companies listed, ranking it first in the United States on a per capita basis.   About Control Station Control Station’s software-based solutions actively monitor and optimize plant-wide control loop performance. Control Station’s solutions are licensed to process manufacturers worldwide and they are available direct from Control Station and through its network of distribution partners. The company is headquartered in the United States. source:automation