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Plant Engineering considers "Tips & Tricks" to be an ongoing editorial project.
Plant Engineering considers "Tips & Tricks" to be an ongoing editorial project. If you come up with a maintenance idea that meets the time-conserving, money-saving, aggravation- avoiding criteria, send it immediately while the thought and intent to share are fresh. The submittal will be considered for future "Tips & Tricks" articles. Submit suggestions to Plant Engineering "Tips & Tricks," 1350 E. Touhy Ave., Des Plaines, IL 60018; e-mail: r.holzhauer @cahners.com
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.