Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, August 25-31: GM plant revival, changing plant floor, asset management laws, more

Articles about a GM plant’s revival in Michigan, the changing plant floor, the three laws of asset management, effectively maintaining your steam system, and delivering data from the plant floor were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, August 25-31. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra September 2, 2014

1. From bankruptcy to rebirth

In a summer of turmoil at GM, one Michigan plant keeps building on its second chance.

2. The changing plant floor: from M2M to IoT

Connectivity improvements are poised to transform manufacturing.

3. The three laws of asset management

How manufacturers can benefit from the adoption of ISO 55000.

4. 5 tips to effectively maintain your steam system

Here are five basic tips that everyone could be applying to increase productivity and achieve more ‘bang for their buck’ when it comes to steam systems.

5. Delivering data from the plant floor

Digital technology brings asset performance information throughout the enterprise with the ubiquity of cloud technology, improved analytics, and increased mobility driving productivity throughout manufacturing industries.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, August 25-31, for articles published within the last two months.

– Chris Vavra, content specialist, CFE Media,

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is web content manager for CFE Media and Technology.