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Lubrication 101
Lubrication 101

The need for lubrication in mechanical systems is understood-and sometimes it can be taken for granted. The following information covers some of the basic issues in lubrication, such as making the choice between oil and grease for lubrication and the impact which oil-distribution methods, viscosity and heat can have... Read More

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Industrial lubricant storage: Six common mistakes
Industrial lubricant storage: Six common mistakes

Industrial lubricants aren't something most manufacturers think much about. However, industrial lubricants affect many of the most costly areas of a manufacturing operation: machine downtime,... Read More

Maintaining water glycol fluids: Follow the formula for success
Maintaining water glycol fluids: Follow the formula for success

Water glycol hydraulic fluids, also known as HFC, occupy an important space in the overall fire-resistant fluids market. On a pounds-produced basis, water glycol fluids are the number-one fluid in... Read More

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Efficiency: Lean manufacturing, integrated automation
Efficiency: Lean manufacturing, integrated automation

Pressure on manufacturers to be efficient and eliminate waste continues to grow as the manufacturing industry, especially in developed countries, works to compete in the global market place. For an... Read More

Batting against the “half-life” of maintenance training
Batting against the “half-life” of maintenance training

Spring has arrived throughout much of the United States, and many people are hurrying to ballparks to play and watch baseball. America's favorite pastime can remind everyone how a good player who... 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.
Deadline extended to: July 1, 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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Machining center
Machining center

The VTC-805E (Vertical Traveling Column) Machining Center is designed with increased... Read More

Direct drive panel fan
Direct drive panel fan

The direct drive APW offers aerodynamically efficient performance within a heavy duty welded steel... Read More

Biobased/biodegradable coatings system
Biobased/biodegradable coatings system

The biobased and biodegradable System replaces harzardous synthetic chemicals with safe, green... Read More

Handheld production control system
Handheld production control system

The Commander XT1000 is a handheld production control system designed as an assembly aide while... 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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