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Mobile manufacturing maintenance on the rise
Mobile manufacturing maintenance on the rise

Smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous in people's everyday lives, and manufacturing is no exception from this new status quo. These devices are a valuable window into data that can empower workers who are on the go. Organizations that haven't embraced smartphones and tables won't have much choice in the... Read More

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Avoid efficiency loss during motor repairs
Avoid efficiency loss during motor repairs

In many businesses, electric motors are representative of a substantial capital investment. They also result in some of the highest costs for the ongoing operation of the business. At times,... Read More

Four ways to take care of bearings
Four ways to take care of bearings

Electric motors are going to constitute of the largest assets in any industrial facility, which means keeping problems to a minimum is important. Maintaining an electric motor should be part of... Read More

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OSHA reports slight increase in safety violations for 2016
OSHA reports slight increase in safety violations for 2016

The preliminary OSHA top 10 violations for 2016 showed little overall movement as fall protection was once again the number one violation. Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA's Directorate... Read More

CMMS adoption enhances maintenance strategies
CMMS adoption enhances maintenance strategies

CMMS is designed to help engineers, operators, technicians, coordinators and other workers in manufacturing gain a powerful solution to keep their assets and equipment operating optimally. However,... Read More

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Digital Editon
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 October includes stories on the high cost of low-grade lubricants and how an arc flash relay reduces costs.
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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.
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Upcoming Webcast
IIoT and the Digital Oilfield: Making Data Actionable
The promise of increased efficiency through automation is proving difficult to implement for oil and gas companies, as they seek to use the massive amounts of data being collected to optimize processes, improve asset management and increase production. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) promises only more data and machine to machine communications, what do oil and gas engineers need to do now to evaluate the opportunities presented by technology over the next 2-5 years? This webcast will illuminate the challenges of implementing automation, help identify which parts of the operation to focus on, and strategies for making the data collected actionable across the entire operation.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Sponsored by: Canary Labs, Kepware Technologies.
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Machining center

The VTC-805E (Vertical Traveling Column) Machining Center is designed with increased... Read More

Direct drive panel fan
Direct drive panel fan

The direct drive APW offers aerodynamically efficient performance within a heavy duty welded steel... Read More

Biobased/biodegradable coatings system
Biobased/biodegradable coatings system

The biobased and biodegradable System replaces harzardous synthetic chemicals with safe, green... Read More

Handheld production control system
Handheld production control system

The Commander XT1000 is a handheld production control system designed as an assembly aide while... 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.
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