Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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Why do hydraulic systems get hot?
Why do hydraulic systems get hot?

Is it really possible to design reliability into a hydraulic system? Let's consider one of oldest problems that plague many hydraulic system designers, reliability engineers and maintenance technicians. They ask, "My hydraulic system is running hot—what's causing that?" First, we must understand that... Read More

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Smart manufacturing solutions get attention at IANA 2016
Smart manufacturing solutions get attention at IANA 2016

Industrial Automation North America (IANA), which is co-located at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) Sept. 12-17, 2016, at McCormick Place in Chicago, will focus on intelligent... Read More

Effective functional safety: Products, people, and places
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If someone were to ask you if you've taken the proper measures to ensure the safety of your facility and those in it, what would you say? It is important for those working in any industry to know... Read More

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Five leading trade fairs from Germany’s HANNOVER MESSE will co-locate with IMTS, showcasing cutting-edge technology, products, and services – giving you the chance to find exactly what you need to bring your company to the next level. Learn more.
Masters of the (Big Data) universe
Masters of the (Big Data) universe

Big Data is all the buzz these days, but what does it mean? You're not alone if Big Data leaves you scratching your head like Benjamin Braddock in "The Graduate" when Mr. Maguire says... Read More

Collaborative robots ready to take on a larger role
Collaborative robots ready to take on a larger role

Robots continue to offer big benefits for manufacturers, according to exhibitors at the upcoming Industrial Automation North America (IANA) 2016. The trade show, co-located at International... Read More

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System Integrator Giants
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2016 System Integrator Giants program. The System Integrator Giants program (SI Giants) lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in the CFE Media Global System Integrator Database, ranked solely on total system integration revenue.
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2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 Program
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program. The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions.
Nominations close: June 24, 2016.
Upcoming Webcast
Keep your cool while keeping your plant cool
Presenter Jim Magallanes will discuss the importance of a comfortable work environment on productivity and operational excellence, the total costs of ownership with various types of cooling systems, and the safety and health risks to employees and equipment from overheating. Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Thursday, July 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: MovinCool
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Featured Products
Tow tractor automated lift truck
Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck is designed to automate horizontal towing... Read More

IoT gateway and edge processing device
IoT gateway and edge processing device

The Zen IoT is a gateway and edge processing device that is designed to enable discrete... Read More

Remote switch actuator
Remote switch actuator

The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin... Read More

Variable volume pump
Variable volume pump

The variable volume pump is part of the 220 Series of rotary piston pumps. The 220TV pump... Read More

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Plant Engineering 2016 Energy Management Study
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Energy Management Study identified six high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Sponsored by: Kaeser Compressors
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