Integrated control system
Hurst's boiler line features graphical visualization and information collection for better operational management.
Hurst Boiler’s line of high-efficiency integrated boiler control systems featuring graphical visualization and information collection to facilitate easier and better operational management of boilers and supporting peripherals. Each integrated control system provides cutting edge PLC, variable frequency drives, and HMI interfaces devices. To facilitate centralized control and data collection, Hurst’s BOILERMaster brings all the aforementioned components into a concise overview. This provides a central point of control and collection of all the information about the HURST connected equipment. Further options are available for logging, remote monitoring, Web server, e-mail, and sharing the data collected.
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.