Lubrication June 7, 2019

Clean oil is productive oil

The care of your lubricant stock is all about the basics.

By Brad Prickett
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 June 26, 2019

Your questions answered: IIoT/Cloud series, Part 2: Edge, Fog and Cloud

Webinar participants outline evolving nature of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) elements and how users are applying the edge, fog and cloud in their manufacturing operations.

By Charles (Chuck) C. Byers, Ed Kuzemchak, and Steve Hilton
Lubrication June 17, 2019

Moving the needle on productivity

The 2019 Plant Engineering Lubrication Guide is designed to provide manufacturers with an understanding of all of the market options available and the innovations. See link to the Lubrication Guide.

By Bob Vavra and Amanda Pelliccione
Events and Awards June 17, 2019

Leaders Under 40 nominations extended to June 28!

Nominations for the 2019 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program has been extended to June 28. Nominate a young engineer today!

Lubrication June 10, 2019

Understanding lubrication from the bearing’s perspective

Many factors can impact how proper use can avoid friction.

By Keith Bartley
Recent Content

Ditch the Spreadsheets: How Self-service Analytics Optimizes Day-to-Day Operations

July 30, 2019
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Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion
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CNC Motion Control June 25, 2019

Motion control and motor market reports decline in first quarter of 2019

The Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA) reported that the global motion control and motor market saw a very small decline in shipments in the first quarter of 2019 compared to 2018.

By Motion Control & Motor Association (MCMA)
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Machinery and Equipment June 25, 2019

Equipment leasing report shows new business up double-digits in May

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index reported business was up 18% year-over-year in May, with overall business flat in 2019.

By Chris Vavra
Maintenance Strategy June 25, 2019

12 benefits of using standards in design, implementation for iMOM projects

Integrated manufacturing operations management (iMOM) is designed to increase and sustain business benefits for users such as improved accuracy and thorough implementation.

By Stan DeVries
Typical cause of being failure by percentage. Courtesy: ABB
Lubrication June 24, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 17-23

Articles about lubrication and bearings, the 2019 Lubrication Guide, predictive maintenance obstacles, worker safety best practices, and NFPA 70E expert advice were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 17-23. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Darren Roos (left), CEO, IFS, and Jon Roskill, CEO, Acumatica, will be combining their companies' resources after EQT Partners' acquisition of Acumatica. Courtesy: IFS, Acumatica
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics June 21, 2019

ERP cloud companies to collaborate under new ownership

Acumatica will combine their resources with IFS after the company's acquisition from EQT Partners.

By IFS North America
Courtesy: Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics June 21, 2019

Three industries benefiting from service robot applications

Service robots are growing thanks to improved technology and lower operational expenses. The medical, agricultural and defense industries are benefiting from their potential in a variety of ways.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)