Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 23-29
Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, March 23-29, including articles about energy efficiency, machine safety, supply chain, servo motors, and U.S. innovation.
eGuideEnergy is the largest cost area for many manufacturers, yet fewer than half of manufacturing facilities conduct even an annual energy audit. In this eGuide learn how energy efficient solutions will garner greater cost savings and add to the bottom line. This informative eGuide includes article highlighting the energy audit study, a four-step approach to more efficient energy use and a white paper covering upgrades important for
A lot of work has gone into harmonizing international machine standards but a dilemma still exists – who is responsible? Ensure you know the answer.
MHI study finds companies understand the technology available but are slow to ramp up their capital expenditures.
When using a servo motor, one should consider torque, speed, and other applications for a specific motion control application.
By any standard, 2013 was a big rebound year for manufacturing, and the momentum continues into 2014.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, March 23-29, for articles published within the last two months.
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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.