Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, February 20-26: IIoT’s arrival, 2016 Salary Survey, electric motor maintenance, more

Articles about the IIoT's arrival, the 2016 Salary Survey, electric motor maintenance, electrical safety tips, and lowering IIoT networking costs were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, February 20-26. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra February 27, 2017

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from Feb. 20-26, covered articles about the IIoT’s arrival, the 2016 Salary Survey, electric motor maintenance, electrical safety tips, and lowering IIoT networking costs. Link to each article below.

1. IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has progressed from dream to hype to reality. Here’s what you need to do to get ready.

2. 2016 Salary Survey

Plant Engineering’s 2016 Salary Survey shows optimism amongst manufacturers remain strong going into 2017, but there are some concerns about the future and they don’t know what the Industrial Internet of Things’ (IIoT) role will be in the workplace.

3. Five tips for better preventive maintenance programs for electric motors

It is essential to perform preventive maintenance (PM) checks on electric motors as a part of managing facility assets because they have a massive impact on a business’ productivity and profit.

4. Eight easy pieces to electrical safety

Make your company’s electrical safety program NFPA 70E-compliant by following eight best practices to make sure that the electrical safety programs drives the development of safety habits.

5. Six ways to lower IIoT network costs 

One consequence of the IIoT trend is that purchasing devices for your network isn’t the end of your expenditure. 

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, February 20-26, for articles published within the last two months.

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