By taking a holistic, collaborative and pragmatic approach to VA/VE, manufacturers can decrease their material costs and simultaneously increase customer value.
Managing a generationally-diverse maintenance staff can be challenging at times, but the wide range of skills and experiences gained from a multigenerational workforce can drive high productivity once reigned in.
Since the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians last won the World Series in 1908 and 1948, respectively, energy production and consumption in the United States has changed a great deal.
New $32 billion company to build oilfield technologies on Predix platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
The Purchasing Manufacturers' Index moved out of contraction in September with 51.5%, which is two points higher than in August.
The Purchasing Manufacturers' Index (PMI) fell 3.2 points to 49.4% due to a general slowdown in the manufacturing industry.
The measurement portfolio is for the midstream natural gas sector and consists of three products: The TwinSonicplus ultrasonic gas meter, the Encal 3000 gas chromatograph, and the GasLab Q2 online gas quality analyzer.
For original equipment or replacements, package boilers offer efficiency, redundancy, flexibility: Advanced controls manage steam ramp-up and ramp-down for better combustion efficiency and heat transfer; improvements create efficiencies as high as 85%.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles July 4-10: Managing removable media use, improving machine maintenance, oil and gas skills gap, more
Articles about managing removable media use, improving machine maintenance, bridging the oil and gas skills gap, air leaking from pipes, and arc flash safety requirements were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, July 4-10. Were you out? You can catch up here.
The Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) purchasing manufacturers index (PMI) increased 1.9 percentage points to 53.2%, which marks the fourth straight month of growth.