ISA88 Part 5: State Diagram as an example rather than a normative requirement
As the ISA88 Part 1 work approaches completion it appears that the new procedural state diagram (see the example) will become an example and not a requirement.
As the ISA88 Part 1 work approaches completion it appears that the new procedural state diagram (see the example below that Make2Pack had been working with) will become an example and not a requirement.
As the Make2Pack work evolves I don’t think this will be an issue. I think that our contribution will be how to interact with ANY component.
This involves the command and status interaction and not necessarily the control components that drive the Functional Strategy.
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Posted by David Chappell on March 17, 2010
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.