These 10 essential steps after receipt of an arc-flash-incident energy analysis will help enhance personnel and equipment protection, and help support complianc... read more
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 5 to October 11: Leaders Under 40, world-class manufacturing practices, OEE key concepts and formulas, more
Articles about the Leaders Under 40, OSHA safety violations, OEE key concepts and formulas, Manufacturing Day, and energy-smart industrial architecture were Pla... read more
Seven ways to limit the exposure of workers to the risk of arc flash incidents.
The latest updates to NFPA 70E require plant managers to re-examine their electrical safety programs.
Whereas enterprise asset management (EAM) software can ensure asset uptime, an asset performance management (APM) approach can ensure optimal levels of cost red... read more
Like the latest release from Apple, the new regulations and changes to NFPA 70E around arc flash protection are eagerly anticipated and studied. What will the 2015 changes bring to manufacturing, and how should plants prepare to...
Motor and Drive System Considerations to Ensure Maximum Performance, Increase Reliability and Extend Product Life
Using drives on motor driven systems can improve performance; increase efficiency and increase reliability but there are special considerations that must be addressed to ensure the products are compatible and do not run at a...
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.