Plant Engineering most-viewed content, March 2024

Read the best content in March 2024 including: Asset life cycle management, predictive maintenance foundations, digital MV switchgears and more.

By Chris Vavra April 2, 2024
Courtesy: IBM Blue Studio

The top 10 Plant Engineering most-viewed content online in March 2024 posted over the last three months covered asset life cycle management, predictive maintenance foundations, digital MV switchgears and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Three tech-fueled tailwinds behind asset life cycle management

Innovations in technology and AI, along with increasing demands for sustainability, are pushing businesses to adopt asset life cycle management systems, which are becoming a necessity.

2. Building a world-class predictive maintenance foundation

E. & J. Gallo’s World Class Maintenance initiative builds a predictive maintenance foundation to help process manufacturers drive improved performance.

3. Digital MV switchgears improve manufacturer efficiency, sustainability

Digital medium voltage (MV) switchgear adoption is growing in the U.S. and offers many potential benefits for manufacturers. See tips on how digital MV switchgear changes how power is being adopted and potential benefits and barriers.

4. Voting is open for the 2024 Plant Engineering Product of the Year Program

Cast your vote for your favorite products before April 12, 2024.

5. Motors and drives: How to optimize industrial energy use, part 1: The importance of motors

In an October 30, 2023, webcast “Motors and drives: How to optimize industrial energy use,” Michael Lyda from Advanced Energy specifies and analyzes how to optimize energy use for motors and drives and other factors to consider.

6. To pick the right drive, ask the right questions

Selecting a drive, whether for a new application or to replace an existing one, doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience.

7. Five phases to developing a successful warehouse automation plan

A successful warehouse automation plan must have worker buy-in, a thorough plan and strong implementation and support.

8. Ways to boost bearing durability, maintain functionality in humid places

Learn effective strategies for managing bearings in humid to enhance durability and maintain optimal functionality.

9. Leveraging the full power of industrial data

For data to have real value to today’s automated manufacturing plants, industrial networks need critical tools to access and deliver the data to critical operational and analytical platforms.

10. AI-driven solutions for enhanced plant automation productivity

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become more sophisticated and is enabling manufacturers to be smarter and more proactive with their operations.

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.