Caterpillar's Cat 3516C-HD diesel generator set
Caterpillar Inc. offers the Cat 3516C-HD diesel generator set, certified to meet EPA Tier 4 Interim standards. This 60 Hz package is rated at 2500 ekW for standby power, 2250 ekW at prime power, and 2050 ekW at continuous power. It offers efficient fuel consumption rates, compact footprint, and lower emissions for prime power, peak shaving, standby, and mission critical applications. The 3516C-HD—ranging from 455 to 2500 kW—is the latest addition to Caterpillar’s line of Tier 4 Interim certified generator sets. Cat Tier 4 generator sets are capable of integrating into larger power systems that could include UPS, switchgear, and ATS products.
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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