Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 14-20: Leaders Under 40, maintenance and the IIoT, manufacturing maintenance practices, more

Articles about the Leaders Under 40, maintenance and the IIoT, world-class manufacturing maintenance, predicting equipment lifecycle, and apprenticeships and skilled workers were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, September 14-20. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra September 21, 2015

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Sep. 14-20, covered the Leaders Under 40, maintenance and the IIoT, world-class manufacturing maintenance, predicting equipment lifecycle, and apprenticeships and skilled workers. Link to each article below. It is worth noting that, combined, the Leaders Under 40 program has received more than 8,000 pageviews since the winners were announced on Sept. 17. Thanks to everyone for their support.

1. 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40

The 2015 Engineering Leaders Under 40 are a dedicated group of engineers that give hope to the future of manufacturing.

2. Maintenance a prime benefit for IIoT

Frost & Sullivan study finds maintenance improvement can drive greater profitability.

3. 10 steps to achieve world-class manufacturing maintenance practices

Lean out your maintenance process and deliver cost savings and greater efficiency.

4. Seven steps in predicting equipment lifecycle: Using obsolescence management

A well-managed obsolescence management system safeguards a company from the aforementioned issues. Here are seven steps in using the system to predict equipment lifecycle.

5. A return to apprenticeships delivers skilled workers to Pratt & Whitney

As aircraft-engine maker Pratt & Whitney looks to ramp-up engine production to a level that the company hasn’t seen in decades, it has committed significant resources to modernizing its manufacturing processes and expanding its assembly and supply chain operations.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, September 14-20, for articles published within the last two months.

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

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