Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 14-20: Preventive maintenance, 2015 Top Plant winner, 2015 Product of the Year finalists, more.
Articles about preventive maintenance, 2015 Top Plant Winner, 2015 Product of the Year finalists, selling maintenance, and rick management were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 14-20. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Dec. 14-20, covered preventive maintenance, 2015 Top Plant Winner, 2015 Product of the Year finalists, selling maintenance, and risk management. Link to each article below.
Preventive maintenance (PM) should not be confused with predictive maintenance (PdM), which is a series of dynamic inspections of machine components while the machines are operating in their normal production modes. The first part of a 3-part series explains what great preventive maintenance programs should include.
Phoenix Contact: From cordsets and terminal blocks to industrial wireless, process infrastructure, and PC products, the company has evolved from a value-add assembly facility to a growing world-wide manufacturing hub.
Plant Engineering offers these 2015 Product of the Year Finalists for your consideration and votes.
Learn seven ways to manage up to the C-Suite in your organization and the value and potential of an effective maintenance and reliability program.
Process safety trends in risk management and functional safety: The basic process control system (BPCS) focuses on optimizing the process for business continuity. See four often overlooked aspects of risk management.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, December 14-20, for articles published within the last two months.
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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.
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