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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles December 24-30

Articles about the Top Plant winner, the skills gap, Product of the Year finalists, marshaling virtual resources, and automation experts adding productivity were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 24-30, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra December 31, 2018
It’s important to develop a team approach from the start of any integration process to ensure all members of the operation and controls teams have input into the final system. Courtesy: Concept Systems

The top 5 most read articles online, from Dec. 24-30 for Plant Engineering covered the Top Plant winner, the skills gap, Product of the Year finalists, marshaling virtual resources, and automation experts adding productivity. Links to each article below.

1. Mazak receives 2018 Top Plant Award

Mazak embraces technology and innovation to deliver productivity to stay on the cutting edge of manufacturing.

2. Study finds Skills Gap worsening, impacting production and growth

Report from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute points to digital skills needed for the future.

3. 2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Get connected to manufacturing’s future: The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform.

4. Marshal your virtual resources

In a tight job market, finding outside partners is a global process.

5. A method to avoid the madness: Automation experts add productivity

A sound process and a main automation contractor can relieve stress for an integrator. Reduce risk and maximize plant productivity of large system integration projects in three ways.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Dec. 24-30, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Production Editor, Control Engineering, CFE Media