The Changing Role of the Plant Engineer
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Every three years, Plant Engineering conducts a study called " The Changing Role of the Plant Engineer ." The 2007 study will be reported on at Maximo World in Orlando in July, at National Manufacturing Week in September as part of Plant Engineering's 60th anniversary celebration, and in November's 60th anniversary issue. We're looking for your input on how your job has changed in the last three years -- and how you think it will change in the future. It takes only about 15 minutes to complete the survey, click here .
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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