POY Finalist: DeviceNet operations program
Finalist in Productivity Training Software in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
DeviceNet Basics provides a look at the operations of DeviceNet networks commonly used in industry to interconnect control devices designed for data exchange and monitoring. This computer-based training (CBT) program offers a basic framework to anyone working with a DeviceNet network.
It covers problem analysis and troubleshooting and explains the different layers of the Control Area Network (CAN) in the DeviceNet system. DeviceNet Basics features training in dozens of items necessary to operate DeviceNet.
New Standard Institute, Inc.
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.