Upcoming Webcast: Using Wireless as a Maintenance Advantage
A diverse panel of experts joins PLANT ENGINEERING in this discussion on how wireless technology can streamline maintenance practices to improve efficiency and the bottom line.
Wireless technologies improve efficiency and reduce costs in not only manufacturing, but in maintenance as well. Newly introduced technology enables you to troubleshoot equipment in your plant. Mobile asset management can provide real productivity gains throughout your maintenance enterprise. Overcome maintenance bottlenecks with the mobile wireless solution that best suits your organization. Join PLANT ENGINEERING for this informative Webcast Thursday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m. CDT. Topics will include using wireless to troubleshoot equipment; matching the mobile wireless device with the maintenance task; and wireless EAM. Registration is coming here soon, so check back frequently.
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Annual Salary Survey
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.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey