Mobility
Mobile devices enable technicians to complete tasks and record notes directly at the machines they are maintaining and repairing. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Mobility April 10, 2017

Mobility becomes a competitive advantage in plants

Mobile devices enable technicians to complete tasks and record notes directly at the machines they are maintaining and repairing.

By Alexandra Altvater, Dude Solutions
Mobility March 15, 2017

Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study identified six important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today; access full report.

By Amanda Pelliccione, Plant Engineering
Jason Dea (left) is director of product marketing at Intelex Technologies, and Gary Edwards is a data science advisor to Intelex. Courtesy: Intelex
Mobility February 3, 2017

Mobile safety strategy: Six things to consider

Combine smart devices with flexible technology to provide real-time alerts.

By Jason Dea and Gary Edwards, Intelex Technologies
The Commander XT1000 is a handheld production control system designed as an assembly aide while collecting critical hydraulic bolting data. Courtesy: Torq-comm
Mobility January 11, 2017

Handheld production control system

The Commander XT1000 is a handheld production control system designed as an assembly aide while collecting critical hydraulic bolting data.

By Torq-comm
Here are the costs incurred within the project life cycle. Courtesy: Moxa
Mobility January 6, 2017

Six ways to lower IIoT network costs

One consequence of the IIoT trend is that purchasing devices for your network isn’t the end of your expenditure.

By Richard Wood, Moxa Inc.
Delivering IIoT: Pioneer Energy Mobile Alkane Gas Separators produce both methane and natural gas liquid streams at well sites. Courtesy: Seeq
Mobility January 5, 2017

IIoT arrives; It’s time to get started

Implementation is not only practical, but now is a competitive necessity.

By Michael Risse, Seeq Corporation
Mobility November 21, 2016

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: November 14-20: Product of the Year finalists, diagnosing bearing failures, IoT control systems, more

Articles about 2016 Product of the Year finalists, diagnosing bearing failures, IoT control systems, electricity safety tips, and Apps for Engineers were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, November 14-20. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Brana Webb
Mobility November 10, 2016

2016 Product of the Year Finalists

View the 114 Finalists across 15 categories; cast your vote for the 2016 Product of the Year

By Plant Engineering
Mobile apps are becoming a part of the manufacturing experience by providing users with a natural extension of the browser-based CMMS that workers on the plant floor use on a day-by-day basis. Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Mobility October 13, 2016

Mobile manufacturing maintenance on the rise

Mobile apps are becoming a part of the manufacturing experience by providing users with a natural extension of the browser-based CMMS that workers on the plant floor use on a day-by-day basis.

By Smartware Group
Quality technicians, EHS/safety managers, inventory specialists, and others can further total predictive maintenance (TPM) initiatives with specialized user role access within a mobile CMMS. Courtesy: Smartware Group
Mobility September 23, 2016

TPM and mobile CMMS connect all parts of a plant

The benefits of total predictive maintenance (TPM) and mobile CMMS can enhance a plant's efficiency and optimize the use of existing labor such as labor, capital, and materials.

By Paul Lachance, Smartware Group