Machine Control Online Announces New Editor, Enhancements for 2015

Frederick, MD & Berlin, Germany – October 8th, 2014: Marco Cecala (right) and Spatial Media LLC, publisher of Machine Control Online (, announced today Marco’s acceptance of the role of Managing Editor. Marco assumes the position from Randy Noland, previous Managing Editor and Co-Founder. Randy will remain a contributing writer, specializing in technology trends. 

Unveiled in January 2009, Machine Control Online was created to promote the advancement of positioning and machine control technology for the construction and mining industries. Over the past five years, the brand has grown to include both digital and print publications, with a recent move towards interactive eLearning tools. Industry polling consistently marked the Machine Control network as a leading third-party resource and well-respected thought-leadership initiative. Firms worldwide have credited the publications as an integral force in their purchasing considerations.

Randy Noland commented, “Today’s readers want access to content in a variety of forms at all times; machine control technology and the first-time nature of many buyers lend well to webinar and eLearning tools Marco is well-positioned to provide.”

Marco Cecala, President of Peoria, Arizona’s Take-Off Professionals, is versed in the use of all major CAD platforms, having hosted training classes for a variety of construction professionals. Marco specializes in the production and use of digital data for layout, machine control, bidding, as-builts and site network integration. His years of experience and insight allow readers to get real answers to everyday situations they face in their businesses. “I’m thrilled to expand my role as Managing Editor and further engage with owner/operators worldwide. This is an exciting time,” said Marco.

Spatial Media Publisher Allen Cheves remarked “I speak for everyone on the team in thanking Randy for his energy and commitment over the last five years. Marco has been with us each step of the way, understanding our guiding vision and principles; we’re confident he’s best suited to lead our reader engagement efforts moving forward.”

In addition to eNewsletters, online and print articles, Spatial Media offers modern construction and geotechnology professionals expert insight and commentary via a variety of platforms. For more information, visit, or contact:  Allen Cheves, Tel: +1 (301) 620-0784