Tuesday, December 6, 2016
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Five automotive industry advances, lessons for other industries
Five automotive industry advances, lessons for other industries

The automobile is used every day by millions of people to get them where they need to be safely. Lessons learned in the automotive industry can be applied to other industries. Five advances, in particular, should be considered if they haven't been already, on the topics of traceability and data collection,... Read More

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Manufacturing index jumps to 12-month high in November
Manufacturing index jumps to 12-month high in November

Manufacturing's leading index hit its highest level in the last year in November, buoyed by an increase in new orders and production. The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) monthly purchasing... Read More

The basics of designing an effective alarm management system
The basics of designing an effective alarm management system

Alarm management is a necessity in automated process environments, such as in product manufacturing or facility maintenance. Although, each monitored process differs for each customer, there is some... Read More

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IMC conference brings maintenance pros together
IMC conference brings maintenance pros together

Maintenance professionals from around the world will gather in Bonita Springs, Fla., on Dec. 12 to Dec. 16 for the 31st annual International Maintenance Conference (IMC). The event offers training... Read More

Considerations for using VFDs with standard motors
Considerations for using VFDs with standard motors

Motors that meet the requirements of NEMA: MG1 Part 31 are designed for use with variable-frequency drives (VFDs). Motors that meet the requirements of NEMA: MG1 Part 30 may be suitable for... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The November issue includes stories on the 2016 Product of the Year finalists and advice on how to diagnose bearing failures.
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Plant Safety Strategies Digital Report
There is no more fundamental right in the American workplace than the right to work safely. Creating that safe work environment is both a mechanical and a human process. This digital report features articles on machine safety tips to prevent injuries and the top safety concerns in manufacturing. Download the digital report!
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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
UPDATED! The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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Tow tractor automated lift truck
Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck is designed to automate horizontal towing... Read More

IoT gateway and edge processing device
IoT gateway and edge processing device

The Zen IoT is a gateway and edge processing device that is designed to enable discrete... Read More

Remote switch actuator
Remote switch actuator

The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin... Read More

Variable volume pump
Variable volume pump

The variable volume pump is part of the 220 Series of rotary piston pumps. The 220TV pump... Read More

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The 2016 Safety Study was conducted by Plant Engineering to better understand workplace safety in manufacturing. The research also looked at the idea of a safety “culture,” how far these efforts extend into the plant and beyond, and safety trends and strategies. Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Sponsored by: ATS.
Download the 2016 study.