Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 21-27: Leaders Under 40, common VFD myths, skilled workers and apprenticeships, more

Articles about the Leaders Under 40, common VFD myths, apprenticeships and skilled workers, world-class manufacturing maintenance, and maintenance and the IIoT were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, September 21-27. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra September 28, 2015

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Sep. 21-27, covered the Leaders Under 40, common VFD myths, apprenticeships and skilled workers, world-class manufacturing maintenance, and maintenance and the IIoT. Link to each article below. 

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. The truth about five common VFD myths

Knowing the truth about VFD operation can simplify the selection process for choose a variable frequency drive.

3. 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.

4. 10 steps to achieve world-class manufacturing maintenance practices

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

5. Maintenance a prime benefit for IIoT

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

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

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

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