About Plant Engineering

Plant Engineering provides strategic manufacturing knowledge to help the plant manager operate his business efficiently, effectively and safely. Information on automation, electrical systems, mechanical operations and maintenance gives the plant manager and plant engineer the knowledge he needs to do his job in a modern manufacturing plant.

Plant Engineering magazine is delivered to qualified subscribers on a monthly basis free of charge. Plant Engineering has been providing strategic manufacturing knowledge to plant managers since 1947.

Automation Engineering
The latest information on manufacturing automation trends, products and strategies to give plant managers and engineers the knowledge they need to operate efficient facilities.

Electrical Engineering
Electrical engineering topics discuss the proper methods to control, manage and distribute electrical power throughout a manufacturing facility. Electrical safety and energy efficiency are important factors for the modern plant manager.

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical engineering covers the effective use of all mechanical systems in a modern manufacturing plant. These include motors, heating and cooling systems, compressed air and related infrastructure.

Maintenance & Management
The maintenance and management section focuses on systems and strategies that keep a manufacturing plant running effectively and safely. They include everything from lean manufacturing systems to materials handling and maintenance programs.


About CFE Media LLC

CFE Media LLC (Content for Engineers) is a new, privately held company formed by Jim Langhenry and Steven Rourke, previous Reed Business Group Publishers. The company is located outside of Chicago and provides the engineering community with premium research and information. CFE Media is a group of eager management, editorial, sales, marketing and production people.

Under CFE Media, the brands:

  • Refocus emphasis on delivering high value content to target audience in the way they want to consume it
  • Deliver new, innovate ways for customers to engage and interact with target audience
  • Build a dedicated team that is aligned with customers interest and delivering the best value to the marketplace

CFE Media consists of three industry-leading, recognizable brands; Consulting-Specifying Engineer, Plant Engineering, and Control Engineering. These brands are the definitive go-to sources in the plant, automation and control, as well as the building systems specification markets. They consistently deliver information that engineers rely on extensively to assist them with their jobs and business operations.

Steve Rourke – Group Publisher/Co-Founder
Jim Langhenry – CEO/COO/Co-Founder
Trudy Kelly – Executive Assistant
Susie Bak – Collections & Operations Coordinator
Rick Ellis – Audience Management Director
Mark Hoske – Content Manager
Amara Rozgus – Content Manager
Jack Smith – Content Manager
Bob Vavra – Content Manager
Peter Welander – Content Manager
Jessica DuBois-Maahs – Associate Content Manager
Amanda McLeman – Director of Research
Marcin Szkut – Project Manager
Ben Taylor – Project Manager
Josh Balcitis – Content Specialist
Elena Moeller-Younger – Marketing Manager
Kristen Nimmo – Marketing Project Manager
Paul Brouch – Director of Operations
Mike Smith – Creative Director
Allen Mowers – Production Coordinator
Kate Steel – Production Coordinator
Chris Vavra – Production Coordinator
Karen Cira – Sales Executive (PE)
Tom Corcoran – Sales Executive (CSE/PE)
Brian Gross – Sales Executive (CE/CSE) 
Dick Groth – Sales Executive (CSE/PE)
Patrick Lynch – Project Manager/Sales Executive (CE/CSE/PE)
Bailey Rice – Sales Executive (CE)
Iris Seibert – Sales Executive (CE)
Stuart Smith – Sales Executive (CE/CSE/PE)
Julie Timbol – Sales Executive (CE)
Matt Waddell – Sales Executive (CE/CSE/PE)
Jen Wafalosky – Sales Executive (PE)