Data management software
Eaton’s Foreseer X-Class software empowers companies to monitor their entire power system in a single power management system.
Eaton’s Foreseer X-Class software empowers companies to monitor their entire power system in a single power management system that covers multiple sites and facilities. Foreseer X-Class software is designed to monitor, track, and analyze data from more than 100,000 devices simultaneously across an enterprise. With data handling and scalability, Foreseer X-Class software gathers data and status information from power, environmental, safety, and security systems to help companies reduce energy consumption as well as unplanned downtime. With analysis and reporting capabilities, the Foreseer X-Class software provides a customized executive dashboard to help track and predict power usage trends and events, and improve energy efficiency.
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.