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Plant environments are alive with change as companies upgrade existing installations, maintain equipment, and add new machinery to leverage the latest technology.
Plant environments are alive with changes as companies upgrade existing installations, maintain equipment, and add new machinery to leverage the latest technology. Because of these constant modifications, ongoing vigilance is required to keep your plant running smoothly, efficiently and safely.
To respond quickly and effectively to shifting needs, you must have ready answers to questions like these:
- What does your plant look like today?
- What’s surrounding the leaking pipe you need to fix?
- As you plan the installation of a new sprinkler system, is there an electrical tray blocking the way?
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey