Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 11-17: 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, and more

Articles about 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, smart maintenance systems, and changes to NFPA 70E were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media December 18, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 11-17Plant Engineering’s top 5 most read articles from December 11-17 2018 System Integrator Giants, robot implementation, 2017 Top Plant, smart maintenance systems, and changes to NFPA 70E. Link to each article below.

1. 2018 System Integrator Giants

Key changes in System Integrator Giants rankings year-over-year proves economic growth in global manufacturing.

2. 5 steps to robot implementation success

In order to ensure success when implementing a robotic system, it is important to get company-wide support, define success, and more.

3. 2017 Top Plant: Data-driven pioneers

The Rockwell Automation plant in Twinsburg, Ohio combines its in-house technology, the power of Lean manufacturing and a relentless attention to training and waste reduction.

4. Electric devices provide a better connection to smart maintenance systems

Smart actuators provide the capability for variable maintenance functions. Smart actuators and other electrical devices lower maintenance and manufacturing costs.

5. NFPA 70E: What’s in the 2018 edition?: Your questions answered

Presenter Lanny Floyd answers questions about changes to NFPA 70E that were not addressed during the live webcast.

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

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.