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.
- Jessica DuBois-Maahs, associate content manager, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.