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PMI index slips again due to supply slowdown
PMI index slips again due to supply slowdown

The fundamental strengths of manufacturing remain in place, but the effect of the months-long West Coast dock slowdown has had more serious effects on the overall manufacturing growth curve. The January PMI report from the Institute for Supply Management slipped 1.6 percentage points to 53.5%, the third straight... Read More

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Low-voltage motors expected to grow presence in high-efficiency motor market
Low-voltage motors expected to grow presence in high-efficiency motor market

While the majority of the world continues to transition to higher efficiency IE2, IE3 and NEMA Premium low-voltage (LV) motors, IE4 motors marketed to the industrial machinery market as “Super... Read More

Optimizing your HMI on the plant floor
Optimizing your HMI on the plant floor

Plant workers use human-machine interfaces (HMIs) to provide them with real-time virtual data on the manufacturing processes happening around them. When used properly, an HMI is an invaluable tool... Read More

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Abnormality reporting is the key to proactive maintenance
Abnormality reporting is the key to proactive maintenance

Abnormalities are represented by the defects that enter our assets (point P on the P-F curve) and that will eventually lead to a loss of function from that asset – what we consider a failure (point F... Read More

The double-edged sword: Saving without sacrificing
The double-edged sword: Saving without sacrificing

It's that time of year when senior management gives the perennial nudge to their direct reports to conserve on costs and motivate employees to take heroic measures. But for maintenance professionals... Read More

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Mid-range turbine air starter
Mid-range turbine air starter

The ST150 turbine air starter with 47 horsepower aluminum motor is designed for fast starts on... Read More

Shaft machine for variety of machining operations
Shaft machine for variety of machining operations

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