A good CMMS system can deliver the information users need to better fine-tune their PM schedules. If a less-rigorous PM schedule gets the maintenance team slapped with a corrective work order, it’s time to adjust.
LNS Research has released its Enterprise Quality Management Software Selection Guide, which looks at 18 major vendors in the spaces and offers comparisons on performance and applicability to individual industries.
Meet the 2012 Leaders Under 40! The program features outstanding young people who are making a difference in manufacturing plants across the country, and who aspire to lead the next generation of manufacturing.
As part of Plant Engineering's Mid-Year Report, "Bullish on Manufacturing", Dave Besser, senior vice president at Crown Equipment Corp. talks exclusively online about how the company's integrated manufacturing approach has helped...
The latest edition of Plant Engineering’s Synthetic Lubrication Guide offers a listing of the major synthetic lubrication suppliers and a look at the strategies behind a successful lubrication program.
Businesses that need capital investment to sustain growth are forced to dramatically reduce the cost of operating in order to improve their image, while those with capital are routinely investing inappropriately and thus skewing...
Review of the current status of the OSHA National Emphasis Program for combustible dust, the NFPA standards that address how to prevent or limit explosion hazards, how to identify these hazards, and the types of equipment used to...
The 2012 IANA show on Sept. 10-15 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, which will feature a two-day Industrial Automation Summit presented by CFE Media and Hannover Messe and sponsored by Beckhoff and Molex on Sept. 12-13.
Product lifecycle management technology provides the ability to share information across an enterprise, including product design and the manufacturing cycle, and should be utilized by all plant managers.
I’ve heard little from either side in this political season that strives to address the real issues of manufacturing… If Congress and the White House were as well organized and efficient as most manufacturing plants, this...
Manufacturing has struggled in recent years to attract highly-skilled workers with particular skills. Britton Lombardi and William Testa from the Federal Reserve explore why there has been a struggle in recent years and what...
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