Thursday, December 15, 2016
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2016 Top Plant: A focus on people and culture
2016 Top Plant: A focus on people and culture

Exceptional manufacturing companies are more than just production cells or CNC machines-they are people who form a can-do culture. Strategic management philosophies, customer focus and employee empowerment make MFC Netform in Shelby Township, Mich., the 2016 Plant Engineering Top Plant. MFC Netform was established in... Read More

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Diagnose bearing failures beyond root cause analysis
Diagnose bearing failures beyond root cause analysis

A common phrase that is used throughout industry when a machine is experiencing unscheduled downtime is, "The bearing failed." Even though the rotating component fails to turn, in most... Read More

Best practices to maintain and improve worker safety
Best practices to maintain and improve worker safety

In the process engineering world, there are many ways to maintain and improve safety for workers on the job. One way to start is to lean on others to help you come up with the solution. Enlist the... Read More

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Transformers are key for safety in any electrical system
Transformers are key for safety in any electrical system

When working with electrical equipment, all of the components need to be considered. The proper installation and maintenance of those components helps keep the working environment safe and... Read More

How to prevent a dust explosion at your food processing plant
How to prevent a dust explosion at your food processing plant

Dust explosions have been linked to numerous fatal accidents in the United States. Between 1980 and 2012, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board investigated more than 280 combustible dust incidents that... 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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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2016, Part Four: Smart manufacturing, IIoT, Industrie 4.0 case studies
Today at 1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET webcast presenter Thomas F. Edgar will discuss how organizations for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Industrie 4.0, and smart manufacturing architectures have been working on test beds to help prove benefits. What can you learn? What attributes should you adapt or ignore, and why? What does recent research explain about understanding IIoT-related topics?

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Five positive impacts from the IIoT on manufacturing
Five positive impacts from the IIoT on manufacturing

Manufacturing is using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to tremendous effect and the impact... Read More

Estimate how safety pays a company
Estimate how safety pays a company

A company that thinks safety first will not only keep its employees safe, it can also add to the... Read More

Electrical design as easy as N-E-C
Electrical design as easy as N-E-C

Although the use of the National Electrical Code (NEC) is mandated by OSHA, many plant electrical... Read More

Electrical test instruments: Safety is still the first tool
Electrical test instruments: Safety is still the first tool

There is a great deal of attention devoted to safe work practices during electrical construction,... Read More

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2016 Plant Engineering Product of the Year Voting
Voting will be closing soon for this year’s Product of the Year awards, so consider products carefully while you cast your vote. Vote on more than 100 products in 15 categories—everything from the latest in automation to the best new ideas in maintenance and motors. Voting closes December 30, 2016. Vote now!