According to the data in this report, 33% of manufacturing facilities have energy reduction goals of at least 10% for the upcoming year, and another 40% are aiming to cut energy consumption by 5% to 10%.
Manufacturing economics: System integrators should borrow until it hurts, invest in good employees and systems, and use this time of prosperity to expand, advised Alan Beaulieu, president, Institute for Trend Research, at the...
Piercarlo (PC) Romano is chairman-elect of the board of the Control System Integrators Association (CSIA) and president, Avid Solutions Inc., a CSIA Certified member headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 29 to July 5: VFD trends and solutions, HVAC maintenance tips, manufacturing maintenance, more
Articles about VFD trends and solutions for drive systems, making HVAC maintenance more effective, achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance, NFPA 70E PPE challenges, and predictive maintenance data analysis were Plant...
When new manufacturing plants are constructed, 3D design techniques have helped take the project from design to operation. But what do you do for an existing plant where the plant’s design is only on paper?
The information needed to diagnose, treat—and even predict—plant-floor issues is now little more than an Internet connection away. Industrial organizations are starting to take advantage of better remote access capabilities.