POY Finalist: LED luminaire
Finalist in Lighting in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
The Invue Vision Flood Small LED Luminaire combines the energy savings of LED solutions with the precise optical control of HID floodlighting luminaires in a traditional roundback form. When used as a replacement solution for traditional HID floodlights, the luminaire creates energy-savings opportunities in excess of 50%.
The fixture features bi-level switching or entire fixture dimming options in late night and early morning hours. With seven unique distributions, from a 10-deg tight spot to an 80-deg by 98-deg vertical floor, the fixture is optimized to meet the demanding specifications of floodlighting applications with standard 4,000 K correlated color temperature.
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.