Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 10-16: Build a maintenance schedule, vending program management, Product of the Year, more
Articles about building a maintenance schedule, managing materials with vending programs, the 2016 Product of the Year winners, mobility's competitive advantage in plants, and mistakes to avoid when upgrading LEDs were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, April 10-16. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering's top 5 most read articles from Apr. 10-16, covered building a maintenance schedule, managing materials with vending programs, the 2016 Product of the Year winners, mobility's competitive advantage in plants, and mistakes to avoid when upgrading LEDs. Link to each article below.
Manufacturers should build a weekly maintenance schedule that addresses potential conflicts and address overdue preventive maintenance (PM) tasks.
Vending programs can manage materials and provide workers with better access.
The 2016 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored.
Mobile devices enable technicians to complete tasks and record notes directly at the machines they are maintaining and repairing.
Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not using available technology, and making a purchasing without doing your homework.
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, April 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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