Plant Engineering blog provides information, fun fast
In 32 years in the publishing business, Plant Engineering editor Bob Vavra has been a columnist, a commentator and a reporter. Now he’s adds blogger to his resume with the addition of the Five Fast Things Weblog, featured on www.plantengineering.com . The world of blogging is one way to get information out to you faster, and the staff of Plant Engineering is excited to add it to its mix of information-delivering products.
Vavra posts around noon Central each day. Feedback is always welcome; either though e-mail to BVavra@cfemedia.com or through the Talk Back feature at the bottom of the page. Vavra will follow-up with comments in the blog itself, and as the blog becomes more sophisticated, readers will be able to add comments in the blog itself.
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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