Top 5 Plant Engineering articles January 21-27

Articles about the Product of the Year finalists, food and beverage facility security, develop an ERP business plan, regenerative solutions, and predictive maintenance growth were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from January 21-27. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra January 28, 2019

The top 5 most read articles online, from Jan. 21-27 for Plant Engineering covered clean water, the Product of the Year finalists, the top plant winner, IIoT’s future, and food and beverage safety. Links to each article below.

1. Clean water more than a pipe dream

California SI project delivers an efficient control system to provide clean and safe water for its customers.

2. 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.

3. Mazak receives 2018 Top Plant Award

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

4. The future of IIoT software in manufacturing

A guide to understanding and using data distribution service (DDS), time-sensitive networking (TSN), and OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) for advanced manufacturing applications.

5. Seven ways to increase security at a food and beverage facility

Food and beverage plants can improve overall safety with preventive measures such as an increased physical security presence, an open floorplan, and controlled facility access.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, Jan. 21-27, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media,

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.