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.


1. Schneider Electric completes acquisition of Invensys

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.

2. PE study: Line workers are less committed to plant safety

While plants generally are safe, worker commitment seems to vary by job title, survey reveals.

3. PLC programming: 5 mistakes to avoid

Stick with your architecture and remember to reuse your code.

4. Burner replacement on existing boilers

Dramatic efficiency gains possible.

5. Tips on improving eye wash safety procedures

Honeywell study touts better understanding of eye wash safety solutions.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on, Jan. 20-26, 2014.

- Jessica Dubois-Maahs, Jordan Schultz, associate content managers, CFE Media, Plant Engineering.

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