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The promise and the risks of IIoT and Industry 4.0
The promise and the risks of IIoT and Industry 4.0

The concept of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and its European equivalent, Industry 4.0, continues to grow. The promise of these strategies is to bring data together to deliver actionable results and improve productivity, but the reality of plants today is that there is widely disparate use of sensors and... Read More

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Optimizing the pick area for shipping operations
Optimizing the pick area for shipping operations

Shipping and distribution are essential to any company's profitability. Efficiencies gained in these areas can reduce costs, speed products to market and increase customer satisfaction.... Read More

Use your senses to build a proactive approach to maintenance
Use your senses to build a proactive approach to maintenance

My former boss liked to say, “If you keep doing the same thing but expect different results, that’s insanity.” Doing ‘firefighting maintenance’ and hoping for a different outcome, that’s insane. The... Read More

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Focus on the ROI of IR
Focus on the ROI of IR

In this era of machine-to-machine communications and instant information, it’s getting more important for manufacturers to see potentially damaging events coming so the correct remedial action can be... Read More

Calculate the cost of faults
Calculate the cost of faults

According to CNA Insurance data, electrical faults occur more frequently than people realize. From March 2005 through June 2010, the company’s thermographers conducted 6,445 IR surveys, averaging... Read More

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Engineering Leaders Under 40
The future is now! Are you a leader under 40? 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. Plant Engineering is now accepting nominations for the Engineering Leaders Under 40 program.
Nominations end June 24, 2015.
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The 2015 Maintenance Study asked respondents key questions on maintenance strategies employed on the plant floor. The study identified nine important high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Download today.
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Upcoming "Energy Management Decisions: Repair or Replace Electric Motors? " Webcast
Presenter Tom Bishop will discuss how to better understand the key criteria to consider when facing this decision, and learn about a new accreditation program relating to the repair of electric motors.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 11 a.m. PT /1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Caterpillar, FS Elliott, Kaeser Compressors.
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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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