The use, utility of steam
In the first of a three-part series, Spirax Sarco, a Plant Engineering content partner, takes a look at the uses and utility of steam as a manufacturing power source and as a source of clean energy.
How is steam used, and why is steam still an effective power source? In the first of a three-part series, In the first of a three-part series, Spirax Sarco, a Plant Engineering content partner, takes a look at the uses and utility of steam as a clean energy source and its continuing value as a energy resource for manufacturers.
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Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.