Top 5 Plant Engineering content: April 15-21, 2024

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered maintenance trends, electric vehicle lubricants, automation tips and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra April 22, 2024
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Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered finding the right material handling solutions, developing an effective PPE program, automation tips and more. Links to each article below.

1. How maintenance trends are affecting and changing manufacturing facilities

Maintenance best practices have evolved and are changing how workers stay safe and improve their operations.

2. Evolution of copper corrosion testing for electric vehicle lubricants

New copper corrosion test methods are being developed to make electric vehicle (EV) lubricants better.

3. Four automation tips to better manage the power grid

Advanced automation helps power systems meet the ever-increasing complexity of a changing power industry.

4. Three tech-fueled tailwinds behind asset life cycle management

Innovations in technology and AI, along with increasing demands for sustainability, are pushing businesses to adopt asset life cycle management systems, which are becoming a necessity.

5. Building a world-class predictive maintenance foundation

E. & J. Gallo’s World Class Maintenance initiative builds a predictive maintenance foundation to help process manufacturers drive improved performance.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, April 15-21, 2024, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, web content manager, CFE Media and Technology,

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