Even a basic cable type, such as flexible portable cords, come with numerous jacket type rating, conductor count, and conductor gauge options. AutomationDirect is offering $0.00 cut charges, same-day shipping, and free shipping on orders over a small minimum to encourage cut-to-length cable adoption. Courtesy: AutomationDirect
Electrical December 3, 2019

How to specify cut-to-length cable

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), end users, and system integrators seeking to improve manufacturing and fabrication flexibility can purchase cut-to-length cables to save time and money.

By Jim Krebs
With on-site nitrogen generation, consumers can get nitrogen at the purity level needed, often at a cost savings when compared to the cost of highly pure tanked nitrogen. Courtesy: Atlas Copco
Energy Management December 9, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles December 2-8

Articles about Product of the Year, the price of nitrogen, data acquisition, industrial internet terms, and HMIs and maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 2-8. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Quality 4.0 trends require smarter, connected strategies to ensure a company not only keeps pace with rapidly evolving technologies, but leads the way. Courtesy: Arena Solutions
Project Management December 10, 2019

Quality 4.0 Is reshaping product development

Adopt a more connected, or product-centric quality management system approach.

By Scott Reedy
Jeremy Gibbs (left), director of sales and marketing, and Dave Blaida, president and CEO at Matrix Technologies. Courtesy: Katie Spain, CFE Media and Technology
System Integration December 11, 2019

Matrix Technologies, Maumee, Ohio, is System Integrator of the Year, 2020

Matrix Technologies is the 2020 System Integrator of the Year for the Large System Integrator Category. Dave Blaida, president and CEO of Matrix Technologies Inc., discussed his company’s approach in an interview with CFE Media. See video.

By CFE Media
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 November 28, 2019

10 industrial Internet terms you should know

By Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC)
Robotics December 10, 2019

Using robots to achieve consistent year-round success

By Josh Leath
Magnetic grippers grasp utilizing magnetism. Courtesy: Magswitch
Robotics December 6, 2019

Five ideal robotic gripper features

By Michael Guelker
Bill Keen is founder and CEO of Keen Wealth Advisors. Courtesy: Keen Wealth Advisors
Educational December 7, 2019

Three-step retirement plan for engineers

By Bill Keen