International Society of Automation
Providing Standards-Based Technical Resources



For engineers, technicians, and management engaged in industrial automation, ISA is the trusted provider of standards-based foundational technical resources, driving the advancement of individual careers and the overall profession.


ISA: Delivering Cutting-Edge, Peer-Reviewed Technical Resources for Automation Professionals

The International Society of Automation is a nonprofit professional association that sets the standard for those who apply engineering and technology to improve the management, safety, and cybersecurity of modern automation and control systems used across industry and critical infrastructure.

Founded in 1945, ISA develops widely used global standards; certifies industry professionals; provides education and training; publishes books and technical articles; hosts conferences and exhibits; and provides networking and career development programs for our 40,000 members and 400,000 customers around the world.

ISA offers expert-driven technical resources for industries like these:
Chemicals
Food and Beverage
Oil and Gas Extraction
Petroleum Refining
Pharmaceuticals
Pulp and Paper
Automotive
Pipeline and Natural Gas Utilities
Electrical Utilities
Water/Wastewater Utilities
Engineering and Construction Firms
Systems Integrators

Our award-winning materials provide in-depth understanding of foundational principles and best practices, covering topics like these:
Control Systems
Communications
Measurement and Control
Plant Maintenance and Operations
Energy
Safety
Cybersecurity
Symbols, Terminology, and Documentation
Asset Management and Enterprise Integration
Building Automation


ISA: Providing Standards-Based Technical Resources