Study: Energy Management in the Heavy Process Industries
The cost of energy has risen dramatically in recent years, and the effect on operating costs and profits is keenly felt across industry. The process industry is no different. The ARC Advisory Group is conducting a survey to identify best practices in energy management in the process industries.
By Plant Engineering Staff
The cost of energy has risen dramatically in recent years, and the effect on operating costs and profits is keenly felt across all industries. The process industry is no different. The ARC Advisory Group is conducting a survey to identify best practices in energy management in the process industries.
The object of the research is to learn how the process industries address increasing energy costs, and what is being done in the area of energy management and energy efficiency. The results of the study will reveal how companies are affected by high energy costs, how they are organized to tackle the problem, and what projects or initiatives are underway to improve energy efficiency. Click here to take the survey.
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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.