Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 20-26: Maintenance study findings, LED upgrade mistakes, more
Articles about 2017 Maintenance Survey findings, LED upgrade mistakes to avoid, maintenance and the IIoT, and improved productivity were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March 20-26. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering's top 5 most read articles from Mar. 20-26, covered articles about 2017 Maintenance Survey findings, LED upgrade mistakes to avoid, maintenance and the IIoT, and improved productivity. Link to each article below.
Maintenance is crucial, but a lack of resources remains an issue according to respondents for the 2017 Maintenance Survey.
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study identified six important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today; access full report.
Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not using available technology, and making a purchasing without doing your homework.
Companies looking to implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) into their maintenance program need to understand its benefits and how they can take advantage of its potential by implementing reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) and condition-based maintenance (CBM).
Four ways to reorganize your people and processes will keep assets operating at longer intervals, which will increase productivity and make the workplace safer.
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, March 20-26, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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