LED area luminaire
Finalist in Lighting Controls in Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2011 Product of the Year competition
The McGraw-Edison Ventus outdoor LED area luminaire from Cooper Lighting is suitable for uniform and energy-conscious illumination for parking lots, building areas, roadways, and security lighting. It incorporates the modular LightBAR technology for 50,000-hrs rated life and bi-level switching options. The AccuLED Optics system provides shaped distributions and scalability to meet exact application requirements. The system is available in 2 to 12 IP66-rated system configurations including a family of spill light eliminator optics. The luminaire produces a warm white light of 4,000 K correlated color temperature and allows for passive cooling and natural cleaning of the extruded heat sink.
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.