Plant Engineering Industry Leaders


Plant Engineering Industry Leaders is a problem-solving resource for industrial plant engineering professionals responsible for the planning, specification, installation, maintenance and operation of industrial plant facilities, utilities, equipment and systems. It provides information to the people who operate and maintain industrial plants and bridges the information gap between engineering education and practical application. Visit the sites below for information on these industry leaders' products and service offerings. Click on an Industry Leader logo and you will be taken through to view this valuable information.


Honeywell Process Solutions serves several industries, including refining, oil and gas, pulp, paper and printing, power generation, chemicals, life sciences, and metals, minerals and mining. Honeywell Process Solutions is committed to helping customers improve business performance and increase profitability. Honeywell can help customers meet these objectives with integrated solutions that improve safety, reliability and efficiency.


Eaton Corporation
Eaton's electrical business offers a complete line of motor control and logic components, including everything from sophisticated power control devices like adjustable frequency drives and soft starters to logic components like pushbuttons, relays, terminal blocks and operator interface %%MDASSML%% all the latest in technology, built to meet the demanding needs of machine-builders, users, and contractors in many industrial and construction applications.


Mobil Industrial Lubricants
For decades, Mobil Industrial Lubricants has established an unsurpassed reputation as a supplier of leading-edge lubricants for industry with in-depth industry expertise to help bring customers to new heights of equipment productivity.

SEW Eurodrive

SEW Eurodrive
As a world leader in drive technology and a pioneer in drive-based automation, SEW-EURODRIVE has established a reputation for quickly solving the most difficult power transmission and motion control challenges. We introduced the gearmotor in 1931. In the more than 75 years since then, we have been bringing the best in drive technology to our customers. That commitment has led to a history of innovations — the first variable speed gearmotor, early development of electronic drives, some of the first successful efforts to decentralize control and the first motor with energy-efficient copper rotors.

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