The machine vision industry is providing warehouses with technology to leverage the data generated by cameras, sensors and imagers across the entire enterprise ... read more
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 17-23: Electrical design, maintenance and the IIoT, Product of the Year, more
Articles about electrical design, maintenance and the IIoT, the 2016 Product of the Year winners, IIoT's emergence, and predictive and preventive maintenance we... read more
MIT engineers have developed a technique to reduce the overall cost of wafer technology by using graphene as a copy machine to transfer intricate crystalline pa... read more
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has impacted manufacturing in areas such as predictive maintenance, safety, and supply chain visibility.
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial...
This webcast will focus on the design and selection of cam clutches for use in internal and external equipment such as gear boxes, reducers, inclined & horizontal conveyors and bucket elevators. The training will focus on the...
VP of IoT/Embedded Sales at Dell, Inc., Jeff Brown, talked about the Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the latest developments in that industry with Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra at IMTS 2016.
IoT Solutions Manager at Dell, Inc., Kevin Terwilliger, talked about the Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the latest developments in that industry with Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra at IMTS 2016.
DBL distribution blocks three configurations: single-pole splitter, multi-pole splitter, and grouping functionality; as well as being modular and touch proof, which eliminate the need for bus bars, isolators and fasteners.
Low-voltage power panel
GE's EntellEon low-voltage power panel is designed to simplify installation and provide flexibility for contractors and electrical distributors.
ABB's Ability Electrical Distribution Control System, is a cloud-based energy management, remote supervision and diagnostics system that connects a facility’s electrical equipment with the Internet of Things.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey