Plant engineering - Sept. 26-30, 1998, New Orleans. Facilities America '98 serves as the annual meeting for the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) and features nearly 40 technical sessions.
Plant engineering - Sept. 26-30, 1998, New Orleans. Facilities America '98 serves as the annual meeting for the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) and features nearly 40 technical sessions. For more information, contact AFE, 8180 Corporate Park Drive, Suite 305, Cincinnati, OH 45242; 888-222-0155; fax 513-247-7422.
Safety and health-- October 25-30, 1998, Los Angeles, CA. National Safety Council's 86th Annual Congress and Exposition combines the annual meeting of the Council, nearly 200 educational sessions, and the exposition of products from more than 800 firms. For more information, contact National Safety Council, 1121 Spring Lake Dr., Itasca, IL 60143-3201; 630-775-2307; fax 630-775-2310; website: www.nsc.org.
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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