Founded in 1965, the Control and Instruments in Chemical Industry approved by the State Science and Technology Commission is a science and technology journal that gets edited for industrial applications and published at home and abroad. The magazine reports on domestic and foreign development trends and research results of automation and instrumentation technologies in an all-round, timely and accurate manner. It's popular with scientific researchers.
The magazine has columns of overview and comments, process controls, testing and instrumentation, research and applications, and technical upgrades and innovations. Its target readers are engineers, technicians and project leaders in chemical, petrochemical, metallurgical, power, papermaking, pharmaceutical and textile industries, as well as designers in major scientific research and design institutions, and teachers and students of higher learning institutes.
The magazine has won many national awards. It is now a frequently cited journal by Chinese Core Journals (2008), Chinese Core Science and Technology Journals, the US Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, a journal collected by Chinese Core Journals (Selected) Database, a statistical source journal of China Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database (CAJCED) and a journal collected by Chinese Core Science and Technology Journals Database.