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Energy Management

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Automation April 24, 2020

Timely supply chain solutions for the food and beverage industry

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing industries involved in the food supply chain to better manage their operations to prevent shortages from happening.

By RTM Associates
Distinguished Professor Alan Mantooth, right, with students at the National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission. Courtesy: University of Arkansas
Cybersecurity April 16, 2020

Engineers working on cybersecurity for systems linking solar power to grid

A researcher at the University of Arkansas is leading a project to invest in new projects that will lower solar electricity costs, while also making solar systems more resilient to cyberattack.

By Matt McGowan
Courtesy: Ajayan Research Group/Rice University
Electrical Systems May 16, 2020

2D oxide flakes pick up electrical properties

Rice University lab detects piezoelectric effects in nanosheets due to defects, which could improve energy harvesting applications.

By Mike Williams
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Power Quality June 3, 2020

COVID-19 emergency support for safety circuits, VFDs, vision, PLC power quality, SCADA

System integrators can provide emergency support for automation troubleshooting to shorten or prevent downtime, improve quality and save money as manufacturing restarts or continues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

By Matt Ruth
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Events and Awards November 8, 2018

2018 Product of the Year Finalists

Get connected to manufacturing's future: The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 11, 2019.)

By CFE Media
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Safety May 11, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 4-10, 2020

Articles about Product of the Year winners, manufacturing post COVID-19 and remote business operations were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 4-10, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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Remote Monitoring April 22, 2020

How to operate manufacturing remotely

Address five areas to improve remote operations, of growing importance to keep manufacturing sites running efficiently, reliably and safely from a distance, to address COVID-19 pandemic concerns and demographic workforce pressures. Secure software and devices can improve remote access, cybersecurity and digitization.

By Jason Urso