Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: September 12-18: Leaders Under 40, sensors driving intelligence, preventive maintenance issues, more
Articles about the Engineering Leaders Under 40, sensors driving intelligence to maintenance, three preventive maintenance issues, the IT/OT convergence, and five critical control system integration factors were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, September 12-18. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from September 12-18, covered the Engineering Leaders Under 40, sensors driving intelligence to maintenance, three preventive maintenance issues, the IT/OT convergence, and five critical control system integration factors. Link to each article below.
The 2016 honorees share a common profession, but they have uncommon skills and interests. Read about the 30 Leaders.
Data-driven analysis can create a roadmap to find problems early.
Maintaining equipment is one of the connecting factors between all branches of manufacturing. Companies can't produce at their highest levels without machines that are in top condition and ready to produce widgets. Learn 3 issues that face preventive maintenance.
In preparation for the 2016 GAMS Conference on Sept. 14 in Chicago, CFE Media asked our panelists to discuss some of the key issues facing manufacturing. This is one in a daily series of articles.
Several factors have to be taken into account when discussing industrial control systems integration such as software infrastructure, process databases, operator interface, alarm management, and network security.
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, September 12-18, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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