View 2006 Product of the Year winners
Meet the winners and see the products that you voted on for the 2006 Product of the Year awards.
The 52 products honored with the
Summit April 2 in Chicago are now available for review.
for a PowerPoint presentation of the top products as voted on by Plant Engineering readers, including the 2006 Grand Award winner, Baldor Electric.
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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