Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 13-19: Maintenance study findings, improved productivity, vibration data mistakes, more
Articles about 2017 Maintenance Survey findings, improved productivity, vibration data mistakes, electrical safety advice, and flexible automation drivers were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March 13-19. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering's top 5 most read articles from Mar. 13-19, covered articles about 2017 Maintenance Survey findings, improved productivity, vibration data mistakes, electrical safety advice, and flexible automation drivers. Link to each article below.
Maintenance is crucial, but a lack of resources remains an issue according to respondents for the 2017 Maintenance Survey.
Four ways to reorganize your people and processes will keep assets operating at longer intervals, which will increase productivity and make the workplace safer.
Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology talks about the five most common mistakes maintenance professionals make when using an analyzer.
Make your company’s electrical safety program NFPA 70E-compliant by following eight best practices to make sure that the electrical safety programs drives the development of safety habits.
Technology advances designed specifically for industrial automation have made it easier to design and implement flexible automation. And companies are seeing numerous benefits from using the new applications.
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, March 13-19, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, email@example.com.
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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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