Apps for Engineers: Data display and recorder, friction calculator, mechanic tutorial, switchgear product guide
CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operation systems, created by v... read more
Index hits 57.3% as strength in orders, hiring continues manufacturing’s surge
Look for wasted movements, time and effort, wasted space, and disorganized work areas. Ask operators how to eliminate waste and think visually.
Automation Integrator Guide: Technology integration provides augmented reality view of industrial plant floor to streamline equipment maintenance, reduce downti... read more
Proper maintenance and attention to detail can stretch productivity
The proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is a critical component of any electrical safety program, and yet proper PPE use often is overlooked, diminished, or simply disregarded by electrical workers in manufacturing....
Electrical safety has become a high priority due to the increasing numbers of electrical injuries, deaths and arc flash/arc blast incidents. One of the most common causes of these incidents is the misuse or use of damaged...
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.