Software and Computers
MVP Project is a browser-based, XML-enabled project management tool. Data are transferred to the application, reducing network traffic. A copy of the data resides in the user's computer, enabling users to sort, search, and scan complex interrelated data quickly without draining server resources. It provides a collaborative environment for a project team, allowing information, images, and documents to be shared among authorized users that have internet access. CMMS data group, inc. CMMSdatagroup.com Write 328 on PE card
Handheld wireless touch display
FlexPAC with handheld wireless touch display is a compact, expandable, industrial computer family. The mobility comes from the lightweight handheld interface. The optional mobile touch screen wireless display communicates with the computer through a peer-to-peer 802.11b protocol up to 150 ft away, regardless of the application. Dolch DolchPR.com Write 329 on PE card
Quick Gantt charts
QuickGantt 4.0 project management software enables engineers, contractors, and managers to easily and quickly plan and budget projects, estimate, and schedule work and proposals. The software uses a familiar worksheet where all project information, dates, and costs are entered. A presentation-quality Gantt chart schedule is automatically plotted from these data with the click of a button. Users can easily modify or customize their charts. Ballantine & Co. Tools-for-Business.com Write 330 on PE card
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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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey