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‘Business is booming’ and so is the PMI Index
‘Business is booming’ and so is the PMI Index

One industry leader in the textile industry suggested that “new business is booming” and the October Institute for Supply Management PMI index shows the same trend. The PMI jumped to a new 12-month high of 56.4% in October, up two-tenths from September’s figure. The results came in the same month as the two-week... Read More

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Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature
Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature

Although summer heat waves provide poignant reminders that “heat kills,” high temperatures can harm electric motors as well as people. In fact, operating a three-phase induction motor at just 10 C... Read More

4 levels of asset reliability at steelmaker ArcelorMittal
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In building its World Class Equipment Reliability System at global steelmaker ArcelorMittal, USA maintenance division manager Scott Piech noted that the company had to teach some old dogs some new... Read More

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The new Hazard Communication Standard: What you need to know to be compliant
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Both producers and users of chemicals will be affected by the upcoming changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The existing HCS provides guidance for defining chemical hazards but is... Read More

Four strategies to deliver value with contract partnerships
Four strategies to deliver value with contract partnerships

Strategic alliance partnerships are a common contracting vehicle for maintenance and modifications work in industrial markets. Yet, as we see more and more opportunities to bid on such alliance... Read More

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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

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IoT gateway and edge processing device

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

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

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