Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 11-17: 2016 Maintenance Study, data-driven maintenance, Product of the Year Winners, more

Articles about the 2016 Maintenance Study, data-driven maintenance, 2015 Product of the Year Winners, balancing preventive maintenance workload, and defining maintenance data value to gain IIoT benefits were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, April 11-17. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
By Erin Dunne April 18, 2016

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles from April 11-17, covered the 2016 Maintenance Study, data-driven maintenance, 2015 Product of the Year Winners, balancing preventive maintenance workload, and defining maintenance data value to gain IIoT benefits. Link to each article below. 

1. 2016 Maintenance Study: Seven key findings

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Maintenance Study identified seven important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries. 

2. Data-driven maintenance transforms the plant

Today, industry wants more efficient solutions. Plant personnel have to use data to determine when problems start, instead of waiting until the equipment is offline or has approached an alarm limit. Acting early will allow customers the time to make better economic decisions. 

3. 2015 Products of the Year Award Winners

Plant Engineering‘s 2015 Product of the Year program consisted of 15 categories with 52 winners. The awards were presented to the winners at the 2016 Engineering Awards in Manufacturing dinner hosted by both Plant Engineering and Control Engineering

4. How to balance your PM workload

Are you tired of that month, quarter or year-end crunch to get your preventive maintenance (PM) work done? In this article, learn how to balance your PM workload and the fundamentals of the five step process. 

5. Define maintenance data value to gain IIoT benefits

Maintenance offers great potential value in the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Getting the right data to the right worker at the right time can head off potential problems and point the way to more uptime. 

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, April 11-17, for articles published within the last two months. 

– Erin Dunne, production coordinator, CFE Media, edunne@cfemedia.com.

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