Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, February 22-28: Maintenance strategies in oil and gas, industrial smart meters, challenges coffee producers face, more
Articles about maintenance strategies in oil and gas, industrial smart meters, challenges coffee producers face, 2015 Salary Survey, and navigating a Lean journey were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, February 22-28. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Feb. 22-28, covered maintenance strategies in oil and gas, industrial smart meters, challenges coffee producers face, the 2015 Salary Survey, and navigating a Lean journey. Link to each article below.
To ensure that your business model remains sustainable for the long haul, it's important to follow up and check on the integrity of your assets.
Smart meters are integral to a growing number of industrial utilities applications, including gas and water meters, energy management, and others.
Learn the five challenges that all coffee producers face and how to overcome them through innovative solutions.
The issues that face manufacturing in the short-term are complex and outside of the control of most individual plants. That makes it even more important to focus on those ares of your facility you can control—safety and productivity, training, and employee development.
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) recognized NovAtel's 93,000-square-foot facility in Calgary with its 2014 Manufacturing Excellence Award.
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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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey