Automation, Controls

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 5-11, 2021

Articles about control systems helping drones team up to deliver heavy package, smart factory acceleration in a pandemic, and two ways smart pneumatics maximize energy savings were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 5-11, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay April 12, 2021
Courtesy: John Toon, Georgia Tech

The top 5 most read articles online, from April 5-11, 2021, for Plant Engineering covered control systems helping drones team up to deliver heavy package, smart factory acceleration in a pandemic, and two ways smart pneumatics maximize energy savings. Links to each article below.

1. Control system helps drones team up to deliver heavy packages

A research team at the Georgia Institute of Technology has developed a modular solution for handling larger packages without the need for a complex fleet of drones of varying sizes. See video.

2. Smart factory acceleration in a pandemic

Cover Story: Learn how building for the pandemic era can accelerate the era of smart factories. See four ways a factory can become smart and resilient.

3. How to resolve a conflict before it manifests itself

Focus on and build healthier relationships within a workplace team.

4. Two ways smart pneumatics maximize energy savings

Flow, pressure and temperature data included.

5. How to achieve remote automation success

In a remote, yet connected world, this is how to keep pace with the changing face of automation in manufacturing.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, April 5-11, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media, kgay@cfemedia.com.


Keagan Gay
Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.