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Three ways to increase efficiency at a spirit manufacturing plant
Three ways to increase efficiency at a spirit manufacturing plant

Bottling is one of the biggest challenges in spirit manufacturing. For spirit manufacturers, it's not usually a question of: "Can we make this product?" but rather: "Can we get it into a bottle fast enough to fulfill all our orders?" How a manufacturer gets its product into its bottle can easily... Read More

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Soft starter 101: How do they work?
Soft starter 101: How do they work?

Motor damage takes place as a result of mechanical wear and tear and huge inrush currents. Typically, variable frequency drives (VFDs) help prevent wear and tear to mechanical components. VFDs slow... Read More

Bring the heat to avoid six common welding errors
Bring the heat to avoid six common welding errors

Welding mistakes can have a big impact on the bottom line. While they seem minor individually, these common errors can reduce productivity, increase downtime and rework, and cost thousands of dollars... Read More

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Five tips to finance green building
Five tips to finance green building

Although many project teams aim to incorporate sustainable strategies into project designs, the construction cost of some of the most effective energy-conservation measures is often not included in... Read More

Energy and fourth industrial revolution happening at same time
Energy and fourth industrial revolution happening at same time

ABB stepped deeper into the digital world this week during its ABB Ability program launch while also showing the industry it has broken down its internal technology silos and created a... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2017.
Nominations close: June 23, 2017
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CFE Edu Safety First: Arc Flash 101
Join the hundreds of other students at CFE Edu—the latest interactive educational platform—and discover the latest in technology and standards in electrical safety while EARNING CEU CREDITS. Interact with experts through video and exclusive course material. Click here!
Upcoming Webcast
Cloud ERP Streamlines Operations in an Era of lloT Data
How will manufacturers absorb and manage the huge amounts of industrial plant-floor data made available by lloT sensor and connectivity advances? Cloud-based ERP can play a big role in leveraging real-time data in the manufacturing enterprise, making it easier to interpret and act on data, providing manufacturing intelligence from the shop floor to the top floor.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Sponsored by: Epicor
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Self-guided lift truck
Self-guided lift truck

The MPE080VG end rider harnesses the power of Driven by Balyo technology to operate as a... Read More

Rotary ring stretch wrapper
Rotary ring stretch wrapper

The Octopus 1825 B automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper can accommodate a wide range of pallet... Read More

On-board lubrication and greasing monitor
On-board lubrication and greasing monitor

LUBExpert creates an on-board lubrication and greasing assistant. Intelligent algorithms guide... Read More

Safety gate with integrated cable/pulley system
Safety gate with integrated cable/pulley system

The NetGate pick module safety gate provides full height fall protection within the pallet zone.... Read More

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Compressed Air Strategies Digital Report
It’s often called the “fifth utility.” Compressed air plays a vital role in most manufacturing plants, and availability of compressed air is crucial to a wide variety of operations. When we talk about energy management in manufacturing, compressed air often gets overlooked. The digital report features articles on preventing compressed air leaks and centrifugal air compressor basics. Download the digital report!