Activate 2007 sponsored by Activplant
Activplant’s Activate 2007 conference will be Sept. 16 through Sept. 19 at the ChampionsGate resort in Orlando. The event features an executive summit co-located with a user Conference to deliver performance management best practices. Plant Engineering is a media sponsor of Activate 2007. For information on the event, click here .
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey