Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, December 14-20: Preventive maintenance, 2015 Top Plant winner, 2015 Product of the Year finalists, more.

Articles about preventive maintenance, 2015 Top Plant Winner, 2015 Product of the Year finalists, selling maintenance, and rick management were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 14-20. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
By Erin Dunne December 21, 2015

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Dec. 14-20, covered preventive maintenance, 2015 Top Plant Winner, 2015 Product of the Year finalists, selling maintenance, and risk management. Link to each article below.

1. Why preventive maintenance fails and how to fix it

Preventive maintenance (PM) should not be confused with predictive maintenance (PdM), which is a series of dynamic inspections of machine components while the machines are operating in their normal production modes. The first part of a 3-part series explains what great preventive maintenance programs should include.

2. 2015 Top Plant Winner: Making connections locally, globally

Phoenix Contact: From cordsets and terminal blocks to industrial wireless, process infrastructure, and PC products, the company has evolved from a value-add assembly facility to a growing world-wide manufacturing hub. 

3. 2015 Product of the Year Finalists

Plant Engineering offers these 2015 Product of the Year Finalists for your consideration and votes.

4. Seven ways to sell maintenance to your C-Suite

Learn seven ways to manage up to the C-Suite in your organization and the value and potential of an effective maintenance and reliability program.

5. Four overlooked aspects of risk management, process safety

Process safety trends in risk management and functional safety: The basic process control system (BPCS) focuses on optimizing the process for business continuity. See four often overlooked aspects of risk management. 

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, December 14-20, for articles published within the last two months. 

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