Video: 3 things you can do to make shut-downs smoother
Control loop optimization: Are you considering these key points, before, during, and after your next plant shutdown? Listen to a little advice from John Gerry at Expertune. (2:29 min.)
Control loop optimization: Are you considering these key points, before, during, and after your next plant shutdown? Listen to a little advice (2:29 minutes) that could make a large difference in plant efficiency, suggests John Gerry, Expertune president. Know more at plant shut down, restart, and during operations. See other videos at www.controleng.com/videos. Learn more from Expertune at www.expertune.com/learncast.html.
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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