November 12, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 5-11

Articles about process safety, Product of the Year finalists, compressor rental, agile thinking, and Manufacturing 4.0, were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, November 5-11. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Automation November 14, 2018

Five innovations moving the modern warehouse

As e-commerce expands, telematics, automation help keep pace as consumers and retailers evolve.

By Erica Moyer and Shannon Curtis
Maintenance Strategy November 12, 2018

Business process improvement project benefits valve manufacturer

A valve manufacturing company went through a business process improvement project that involved enterprise resource planning (ERP) evaluation and selection engagement.

By Ultra Consultants
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Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics November 18, 2018

Four challenges for aerospace robots

The aerospace industry is a tough, exacting industry. Robot users and integrators face challenges such as increased human-robot collaboration and the constant demand for precision and efficiency.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Webcast

Webcast: Pre-Construction: How Focusing on it Early Helps Profitability Later

Original air date
September 13, 2018

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion
Webcast

Webcast: IIoT Series: Current Issues and Applications

Original air date
October 25, 2018

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.
Webcast

Webcast: Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency

December 1, 2018
10PM PT | 12AM CT | 2AM ET

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.
Bob Vavra, content manager, Plant Engineering. Courtesy: CFE Media
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 15, 2018

Digital journey begins with ‘What if?’

Manufacturers should always be asking questions as they begin their journey into digital manufacturing because it encompasses so much ground and can bring so many changes.

By Bob Vavra
Smart tools can provide information on the proper running speed and tightening strength of power tools, driving greater assembly efficiency. Courtesy: Ingersoll Rand
Analytics November 13, 2018

Five ways data can help improve assembly

Using information to power better assembly performance by detecting inconsistencies, understand operator performance, and more.

By Jeff Lowe
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics November 11, 2018

Four potential futuristic attributes of collaborative robots

Collaborative robots will continue to evolve and future research may allow them to become more interactive and adaptable to human behavior.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)