Tag: <span>training</span>
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Workforce Development November 30, 2023

How to ensure safety, productivity, innovation via continuous training

Continuous learning is critical for plant engineers and operators and employers must invest in strong training programs to stay safe, efficient and competitive

By Bartholomew Jae
Workforce Development September 21, 2023

Employee mentorship programs: good for employees, good for capital projects

Investing in employees and giving them full opportunities to grow improves hiring and retention rates — and improves critical business results, such as during construction projects

By Brian Gallagher
Motors & Drives August 27, 2020

Motor repair answers via Virtual Training Day

Motor repair advice about applications, a motor detective story, and a common misconception about motor designs are among additional answers available after a motor repair educational course.

By Thomas H. Bishop, P.E.
Robotics March 23, 2020

Better safety practices for collaborative robot operations

Manufacturers have developed solutions to keep human workers safe from the potential risks collaborative robots bring on the plant floor.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
Workforce Development August 9, 2019

Add skills to your skilled workforce

Tech college flexibility helps engineers, skilled workers continue education.

By Steve Staedler
Events and Awards November 8, 2018

2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Get connected to manufacturing's future: The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 11, 2019.)

By Bob Vavra and Amanda Pelliccione, CFE Media
September 13, 2018

2018 Engineering Leader Under 40: James Shaw, 38

Founder and Managing Director, Fastway Engineering LLC, Chicago, IL, United States

By McKenzie Burns, Production Coordinator
Safety & PPE September 3, 2018

A new workforce needs new skills

As Plant Engineering prepares to announce its 2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40 on Sept. 17, it further calls attention to the serious worker shortage in manufacturing. The issue goes deeper than sheer numbers; there needs to be retraining for existing workers on new technology to leverage its benefits and stem the tide until the next generation of workers are ready to lead.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Industrial PCs November 9, 2017

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 12, 2018.)

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, and Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager
PLCs, PACs September 20, 2017

A NEW approach to the Skills Gap

For over a decade, the Northeast Wisconsin (NEW) Manufacturing Alliance has been working to address the region's shortage of skilled labor and redefine the manufacturing industry's image.

By Andy Bushmaker, KI; Ann Franz, NEW Manufacturing Alliance