PLANT ENGINEERING to release study, celebrate anniversary
The magazine's 60th anniversary is marked by the release of a new study on the plant engineer's changing role.
PLANT ENGINEERING marks its 60th anniversary with the release of its exclusive study, "The Changing Role of the Plant Engineer," at a press conference during National Manufacturing Week. The press conference will be held Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 4 p.m. in Room 23 of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. A cocktail reception celebrating the 60th anniversary will follow at 5:30 p.m., offering attendees the opportunity to discuss the study and meet with PLANT ENGINEERING editors and other representatives.
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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.
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