www.industrystore.com -- Search a database of more than 25,000 plant operations, manufacturing specific, and business books in this new site from the Cahners Business Information's Plant Operations Group. Connect directly or through www.
www.industrystore.com -- Search a database of more than 25,000 plant operations, manufacturing specific, and business books in this new site from the Cahners Business Information's Plant Operations Group. Connect directly or through www.plantengineering.com to review a book's table of contents or search for a specific topic.
www.industrialtext.com -- This site features information about how to obtain a free interactive CD from Industrial Text and Video, a Rockwell Automation Encompass partner. CD contains four free ready-to-use PLC references and more than 200 pages of text and graphics, including the PLC Primer , which provides a general understanding of PLCs for those just getting started in PLCs.
www.detronics.com -- This site gives readers immediate access to detailed technical information on a full range of Det-Tronics fire and gas detectors plus addressable systems. Features include an online selection guide.
www.styrofoam.com -- This location provides engineers with instant product specification and application information on a full line of pipe-insulation products from Dow Chemical Co. Site includes design tables for a variety of pipe installations, including indoor chilled water systems.
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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