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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles February 18-24

Articles about 2018 Salary Survey findings, conveyor maintenance, the top plant winner, and cybersecurity questions to ask during the digital transformation process were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 18-24. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra February 25, 2019
Average manufacturing salaries by region were up in 2018 compared to 2017, which has helped bolster general worker confidence in spite of uncertainties in the industry. Courtesy: CFE Media

The top 5 most read articles online, from Feb. 18-24 for Plant Engineering covered 2018 Salary Survey findings, conveyor maintenance, the top plant winner, and cybersecurity questions to ask during the digital transformation process. Links to each article below.

1. 2018 Salary Survey: Juggling priorities in challenging times

Manufacturing opens 2019 juggling the challenges and opportunities facing the industry from global trade issues to an aging workforce to a changing plant floor.

2. 2018 Salary Survey: Skilled worker shortage, challenges

Plant engineers are working long hours and are getting older as their role changes with the advent of robotics and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). See highlights from the survey and links for additional information.

3. Conveyor maintenance delivers reliability

A mix of strategies can keep the supply chain operating effectively.

4. Mazak receives 2018 Top Plant Award

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

5. Four cybersecurity questions to ask during digital transformation process

Cybersecurity is a major concern during digital transformation and companies should be asking plenty of questions about how prepared everyone is.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, February 18-24, 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