Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 20-26: Maintenance study findings, LED upgrade mistakes, more

Articles about 2017 Maintenance Survey findings, LED upgrade mistakes to avoid, maintenance and the IIoT, and improved productivity were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March 20-26. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra March 27, 2017

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from Mar. 20-26, covered articles about 2017 Maintenance Survey findings, LED upgrade mistakes to avoid, maintenance and the IIoT, and improved productivity. Link to each article below.

1. Help wanted: More training, equipment upgrades 

Maintenance is crucial, but a lack of resources remains an issue according to respondents for the 2017 Maintenance Survey.

2. Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study identified six important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today; access full report.

3. Seven mistakes to avoid when upgrading your plant to LEDs

Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not using available technology, and making a purchasing without doing your homework.

4. Prepare your maintenance program for the IIoT

Companies looking to implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) into their maintenance program need to understand its benefits and how they can take advantage of its potential by implementing reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) and condition-based maintenance (CBM).

5. Striving to achieve a ‘reliable state’ for improved productivity

Four ways to reorganize your people and processes will keep assets operating at longer intervals, which will increase productivity and make the workplace safer.

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

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