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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Aug 9-15, 2021

Articles about PLCs improve predictive maintenance, productivity increasing with cloud connected IPC, the role o system integrator in the digital transformation, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Aug 9-15, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay August 16, 2021
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The top 5 most read articles online, from Aug 9-15, 2021, for Plant Engineering covered PLCs improve predictive maintenance, productivity increasing with cloud connected IPC, the role o system integrator in the digital transformation, and more. Links to each article below.

1. PLCs improve predictive maintenance

Pulling vital information from field devices and transmitting it to the enterprise boosts maintenance practices.

2. Productivity increases with cloud-connected IPC

Glidewell Dental used flexible, scalable automation, EtherCAT, and IIoT solutions to modernize prosthetic tooth factory.

3. The role of the system integrator in the digital transformation

Manufacturing automation is embracing digital transformation and the system integration plays a key role in facilitating it and integrating information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT).

4. How tomorrow’s automation technology will transform workforce

The automation revolution is changing how technology is implemented and how workers are being trained. Companies need to rethink everything from the top-down to thrive in the future.

5. How to properly size surge protective devices

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The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com,  Aug 9-15, 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.