Compact power analyzer
The EM26-96 series compact power analyzers from Carlo Gavazzi are the newest addition extensive energy management product portfolio. The product supplies an effective and easy-to-use instrument that provides both utility metering and electrical parameters analysis and control—harmonics included. MID compliance, three digital outputs and RS485 communication port, harmonic analysis up to the 15th harmonic, dual color backlit LCD display. The display is also innovative in that the backlit LCD display’s color automatically changes in case of alarm. The meters are designed to assure high profile solutions to all industries that require cost allocation and parameter control services. For more information, click here .
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.