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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Annual Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.