Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 10-16

Articles about HMI, IMTS attendance, the 2018 GAMS conference, and more were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, September 10-16. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Susie Bak, CFE Media September 17, 2018

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from September 10-16 covered HMI, IMTS attendance, GAMS, artificial intelligence, and cobots.

1. Your tablet is your new HMI

A year ago, Plant Engineering lamented the death of the human-machine interface (HMI), at least as we have known it.

2. As IMTS opens, records are falling

Largest-ever show by size should break attendance mark as well.

3. GAMS conference: a practical approach to IIoT

When CFE Media convenes its Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) on Sept, 12, part of the week long IMTS 2018 from Sept. 10-15 in Chicago, the focus for the half-day panel discussions is in identifying practical ways to bring IIoT into the plant floor.

4. The plant of the future

In a virtual world, the possibilities are real.

5. A cobot is about to become your co-worker

Collaborative robots are filling in the blanks on the plant floor.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, September 10-16, for articles published within the last two months.

Susie Bak, Production Coordinator, CFE Media,