Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine

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PLCs, PACs November 2, 2018

Evaluating bridge and gantry cranes

Properly sized, designed, and installed bridge and gantry cranes dramatically increase production, significantly reduce material handling costs, and substantially lower the risk of employee injury. A properly maintained crane lasts at least 20 yr, could reach 50 yr or more, and occasionally outlives the structure or company originally housing or using the equipment.

By Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
Asset Management March 1, 2001

Novozymes North America wins 2000 NAME Award

Novozymes North America, Inc., a Franklinton, NC, manufacturer of enzymes, was the winner of the 2000 North American Maintenance Excellence (NAME) Award.

By Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
Lighting February 1, 2001

Sharing Maintenance Tips & Tricks

Key concepts Participate in our 13th annual contest by submitting a tip no later than March 19 and you could win $1000.

By Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
Lubrication February 1, 2001

2000 Maintenance Tips & Tricks

Winner of the 2000 "Maintenance Tip of the Year" was Ralph Dewey, Solvay Polymers, Deer Park, TX. He received $1000 for his suggestion on how to quickly find leaks in gas service piping flanges.

By Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
Gears and Bearings September 1, 2000

Applying powered belt and roller conveyors for unit handling operations

Unit handling conveyors transport a variety of discrete items with a definable shape, such as packages, cartons, and totes, while linking receiving, storage, assembly, and shipping operations.

By Ron Holzhauer, Managing Editor, Plant Engineering Magazine
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