Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
COVID-19 August 27, 2021

Manufacturers encourage COVID-19 vaccinations but stop short of mandates

Manufacturing supply chains continue to adapt to COVID-19 and vaccinations are one way. A recent report indicates, however, a slight majority are encouraging their employees to get the vaccine.

By Sikich LLP
Courtesy: Steven Burrows, JILA
Electrical September 25, 2021

Nanoscale discovery could help prevent overheating in electronics

Researchers at CU Boulder have learned why some nano sources cool when bunched together, which could help companies develop electronics that overheat less.

By Daniel Strain
Courtesy: Swagelok
Energy Efficiency September 21, 2021

Ensure gas distribution is safe and efficient

Streamline systems to drive down costs

By Karim Mahraz
Figure 1: Five bulk bag dischargers and five pairs of flexible screw conveyors automatically batch clays and grogs (recycled ceramic material) into the mixer. Courtesy: Flexicon Corp.
Process Manufacturing September 25, 2021

Bulk bag weigh batching controls compensate for terra cotta ingredient variations

Using this process creates better batch accuracy and less maintenance

By David Boger
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Analytics September 28, 2021

Leasing and finance index up double-digits in 2021

By Equipment Leasing & Finance Association
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Inventory September 28, 2021

10 inventory must do’s for small-to-medium manufacturers

By Adam Grabowski
Courtesy: AM Industrial Group, LLC
Compressed Air September 25, 2021

How to select a dust collection system

By Gwendy Wyman
Courtesy: IMRANDD
Codes and Standards September 27, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Sept. 20-26, 2021

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Workforce Development August 29, 2021

Investing in automation: Strategies manufacturing companies need to know

By John Felix