Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, Feb. 17-23, 2014
Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from last week, Feb. 17-23, 2014, including articles about PLC programming, CFE Media’s 2013 Salary Survey, NEMA Premium motors, SCADA and energy management, and process demand waste.
Stick with your architecture and remember to reuse your code.
Manufacturing seen as more secure, but needing more young workers.
The operating load of any motor depends on a number of factors and it can have a major impact on its efficiency.
4. Case study: Evolving SCADA toward energy management
Monroe County Pure Waters, the association responsible for protecting water resources in Monroe County, N.Y., implemented a new SCADA system to protect itself from Y2K threats and continues to reap benefits even 14 years later.
After you’ve done the basics on energy management, where do you look next for cost savings?
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, Feb. 17-23, 2014, 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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