Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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2016 Salary Survey
2016 Salary Survey

We have a tendency to get caught looking backward or forward. We expect that history will be instructive and that by learning from that history, the future will be better. While an analysis of where we've been and where we're going are excellent tools in business or in life, it is wholly appropriate to stop at times... Read More

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Eight easy pieces to electrical safety
Eight easy pieces to electrical safety

The 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E standard requires employers to implement and document an overall electrical safety program. Sometimes it may feel cumbersome... Read More

Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider
Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider

Organizations go through significant evolutions in many areas of their businesses. The technical challenges in managing risks around workplace safety are similar in many respects to other parts of... Read More

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Join FLIR’s Live Event on March 1st to discover the reimagined Exx-Series. This redesigned line offers higher resolutions to help uncover problems fast and best-in-class temperature range performance. But that just scratches the surface. Sign up now and see it all online March 1st.
Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption
Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption

Energy costs typically account for 30% of a facility's operating budget. That means nearly a third of all the money you funnel into your plant goes straight to the utility bill. We already know... Read More

Four predictions for manufacturing technology in 2017
Four predictions for manufacturing technology in 2017

As 2017 kicks off, one thing is certain for manufacturers: access to meaningful and actionable data will play a big role in achieving success this year. In 2017 the migration to cloud technology,... 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 January/February issue includes stories on 2016 Salary Survey and how IIoT grows up.
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AVO offers the largest selections of Hands-On, Electrical Maintenance Training Courses available. A few of our maintenance courses include; Substation Maintenance I & II, Protective Relay Maintenance, Circuit Breaker Maintenance, Cable Splicing and more. Learn more.
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Maintenance as a Profit Center: Using Data to Drive Improvements
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one clear path to achieve this goal. Join Plant Engineering to discuss the latest strategies around the effective use of data to drive prescriptive maintenance.

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: FLIR, Life Cycle Engineering, Lubriplate, National Instruments, Pruftechnik
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Rotary screw air compressor
Rotary screw air compressor

The CSG-2 SFC, DSG-2 SFC, and FSG-2 SFC variable speed, oil-free air compressors are available from... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

AutomationDirect has added a line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol.... Read More

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Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing

Bionomic Industries' series 6500 jet venturi scrubber offers improvements in operating... Read More

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Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 metric size steel or stainless steel spring cotter pins. The GN 1024 spring cotter... Read More

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