Maintenance tips & tricks for you and your PC
It's 8:00 a.m., and with your morning cup of coffee in hand, you turn to your computer, start your Web browser, and head off to find your fill of daily news or some needed product information.
It's 8:00 a.m., and with your morning cup of coffee in hand, you turn to your computer, start your Web browser, and head off to find your fill of daily news or some needed product information. An hour later you decide to turn your attention to the days list of To Dos. Once again, you've put a strain on your PC -- not to mention your eyes --with a longer-then-anticipated surf of the Web. The question looms: What can you do to lessen the strain? This month, Plant Engineering has a few tips to help you keep everything -- PC, browser, and eyes -- properly tuned.
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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