DCS White Paper: You’re agile or you’re dead
How to make 20th-century control systems work for a 21st-century manufacturing enterprise.
Market activity shows that manufacturing in North America and western Europe won’t die anytime soon, but some manufacturers will. The future belongs to the agile, and this white paper is your survival guide.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.