Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014
Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering's five most-clicked articles from last week, Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014, including articles about high-voltage fault, apps for engineers, military veterans entering the manufacturing industry, the 2013 Salary Survey, and new Rockwell software.
Application Update: Troubleshoot a high-voltage electrical fault and see recommended solutions.
CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operation systems, created by various companies. This month, gain access to a CTC controller, a parts and pricing app, wireless voltage measurements, and mechanical formulas.
Veterans are trained, disciplined, and task-oriented. They sound like just what manufacturing needs today. How do we get them into our ranks?
Manufacturing seen as more secure, but needing more young workers
Rockwell Automation Safety Maturity Index online software tool helps companies understand current level of safety performance and the steps needed to improve safety and profitability.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com during the week of Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014
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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