Top 5 Plant Engineering content: March 27 to April 2, 2023

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered compressed air, logistics and automation, digitalization and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra April 3, 2023
Courtesy: JR Automation

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered compressed air, logistics and automation, digitalization and more. Links to each article below.

1. Leveraging the future of compressed air through automation

Automated, remote and integrated monitoring of systems and machines all play a role in the efficient “smart plant” and automating compressed air systems through remote monitoring plays a key role.

2. How logistics can simplify automation processes and operations management

ProMat’s return after a four-year absence showed a greater emphasis on robotics and how logistics improvements can make automation better in manufacturing facilities.

3. Three pillars for digitalization success

The path to a digital production facility can be incremental, capturing benefits along the way through the proposed approach of tying lean practices to data collection so users throughout the facility have access to visualization and analytics.

4. Plant engineering, manufacturing M&A: March 2023

The Bundy Group reported five automation transactions in the month of March. Analysis on the acquisitions and reports are highlighted below.

5. Expert Q&A: Setting up a maintenance program

Maintenance programs range from simple to complex. Either choice is correct, as long as it’s followed.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on, March 27 to April 2, 2022, 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.