Tips & Tricks 2008: Share your best tips with other engineers
Plant Engineering’s annual compilation of cool and handy shortcuts from readers like you returns again in this August’s issue.
Plant Engineering ’s annual compilation of cool and handy shortcuts from readers like you returns again in this August’s issue. Submissions of creative solutions for common plant floor problems are now being accepted. E-mail your tip or trick to editor Bob Vavra at BVavra@cfemedia.com or fax it to (630) 288-8781. If available, include an illustration of the solution.
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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