Archive version of Webcast now available, which highlights cybersecurity as a major concern for many plant and IT managers.
Assessing the motor before repairs and a well thought-out preventive maintenance program can help reduce efficiency loss and keep operations running smoothly.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 17-23: Arc flash relays, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, more
Articles about arc flash relays reducing costs, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, four tips for bearing maintenance, and the 2016 Safety Study were ... read more
Making process improvements that stick within maintenance organizations is a long-term commitment that requires a cultural change with a specific plan and a str... read more
A recent survey of 200 manufacturing executives found that more companies are relying on Big Data for their business, though some remain skeptical of the benefi... read more
The electrical industry is seeing a number of trends affecting medium voltage power network design: workforce shifts, capital and operational expenditure sensitivity, equipment space issues, and continual need for better...
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.
CEO at Beckhoff Automation North America, Aurelio Banda, addressed the current state of IIoT implementation in manufacturing with Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra and showcased cloud-based tools to connect data and...
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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