Monday, October 17, 2016
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Safety, every day—for 18 years
Safety, every day—for 18 years

Today is another safe day at Baldor's Belton, S.C., manufacturing plant. Like the day before it or the day that will follow, the first focus for all 130 employees throughout the plant is safety. It is safety that has driven the plant's growth over the past decade, and it is safety that permeates the culture in... Read More

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A safe investment
A safe investment

There doesn't seem to be much disagreement in today's workplace that safety is good business, but there is certainly plenty of disparity about how much it costs to implement a workable safety... Read More

2016 Safety Study: Seven key findings
2016 Safety Study: Seven key findings

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today: Commitment to safety: More than two-thirds of senior... Read More

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As a leader in lockout tagout solutions, Brady understands the importance of electrical safety as a whole and have expanded our team to include electrical engineers who understand the first hand impact of arc flash risk. Learn more.
How an arc flash relay reduces costs
How an arc flash relay reduces costs

Conaway Electrical Service, Lagrange, Ga., conducted an arc flash study for a major manufacturer in the southeastern United States; its engineering team knew that there were areas in the plant where... 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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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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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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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2016, Part Three: Security for IIoT
While the plant engineering sector is an important consumer of industrial cybersecurity hardware, software and services, capital expenditure has been curtailed in the oil and gas sector by the decline in oil prices and the related plunge in oil company revenues. In spite of this situation, regulation and the threat of further legislation have served to support the case for investment.

Thursday, October 20, 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.

Sponsors: Moxa, Rexroth Bosch Group, and Rittal.
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IIoT security a major concern, according to survey
IIoT security a major concern, according to survey

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has an incredible amount of upside as a productivity... Read More

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

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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!