Top five Plant Engineering stories, Jan. 20-26, 2014
Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, Jan. 20-26, 2014, including articles about Schneider Electric and Invensys, safety compliance, PLC programming, burner replacement, and eye wash safety.
Schneider Electric announced today that it completed its acquisition of Invensys PLC, a global automation player with a large installed base and a strong software presence. The deal previously was reported to be a $5 billion transaction.
While plants generally are safe, worker commitment seems to vary by job title, survey reveals.
Stick with your architecture and remember to reuse your code.
Dramatic efficiency gains possible.
Honeywell study touts better understanding of eye wash safety solutions.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, Jan. 20-26, 2014.
- Jessica Dubois-Maahs, Jordan Schultz, associate content managers, CFE Media, Plant Engineering.
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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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