Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 24-30: Workplace safety trends, rules and regulations for pumps, maintenance manufacturing traits, more
Articles about workplace safety trends, rules for pumps and fans, the 10 traits of high maintenance manufacturing organizations, innovation in management, and electrical power measurement were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, November 24-30. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Nov. 24-30, covered workplace safety trends, rules for pumps and fans, the 10 traits of high maintenance manufacturing organizations, innovation in management, and electrical power measurement. Link to each article below.
According to the data in this report, the importance of safety on the manufacturing floor is more recognized now than in previous years by plant workers, resulting in fewer incidents and lower workers' compensation and insurance costs.
With 90% of motors being regulated under efficiency laws, DOE are now making rules to improve the efficiency of other industrial parts.
What are the traits of a high maintenance manufacturing organization or facilities? Let's look at 10 of the 13 categories from the article but in the context of manufacturing and reliability.
Want light bulbs to go off? Create a way to encourage, act on new ideas.
Testing drive-and-motor systems is a three-step process.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, November 24-30, for articles published within the last two months.
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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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