Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 2-8: IoT to IoAT, three ways to leverage IIoT, Microsoft partnership, more

Articles about IoT to IoAT, three ways to leverage IIoT, Microsoft partnership, U.S. celebrates win at Hannover Messe, and technology changes promise to 'reinvigorate manufacturing' were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, May 2-8. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.


Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from May 2-8, covered IoT to IoAT, three ways to leverage IIoT, Microsoft partnership, U.S. celebrates win at Hannover Messe, and technology changes promise to 'reinvigorate manufacturing.' Link to each article below. 

1. IoT to IoAT: Internet of Autonomous Things devices provides solutions 

Future Internet of Autonomous Things (IoAT) devices will utilize knowledge-enhanced electronic logic (KEEL) technology and may consume information from other devices or the cloud and participate in solutions they were never designed for. 

2. Three ways to leverage IIoT 

As the Internet of Things (IoT) infiltrates the industrial sector, forward-thinking organizations will find ways to leverage the Industrial IoT (IIoT) for more efficient, productive and intelligent operations. 

3. Microsoft wants to lift maintenance function

Microsoft's partnership with Otis Elevator, announced at Hannover Messe in Germany, is designed to digitally monitor operations and improve maintenance and safety. 

4. U.S. team celebrates a big victory at Hannover Messe 

The U.S. Department of Commerce threw a big bash on the third day of Hannover Messe to celebrate what has been a successful show in terms of both foot traffic and business growth for U.S. manufacturing. 

5. Technology changes promise 'to reinvigorate manufacturing'

At the dinner following the annual Siemens press conference at Hannover Messe, Siemens USA president and CEO Eric Spiegel shared his thoughts on American manufacturing and its future. 

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, May 2-8, for articles published within the last two months. 

Erin Dunne, production coordinator, CFE Media,

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