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Maintenance January 6, 2021

How vertical farming can change the supply chain

Vertical farming has the potential to redistribute the supply chain from a small group of producers to dozens or hundreds of urban vertical farms that supply surrounding local markets.

By Kurt Warzynski
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Maintenance December 13, 2020

Where supply chains are at the moment

Manufacturing and supply chains have endured during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Kevin Parker
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Maintenance Strategy October 25, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Oct 18-24, 2021

Articles about a pressing case for predictive analytics, difference between NEMA and IEC electric motors, how to avoid COVID-19 related schedule delays using Lean, and more, were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Oct 18-24, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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Asset Management October 22, 2021

Asset visibility vs. asset management

Ensuring asset visibility and management solutions can work in parallel to make the data received actionable is crucial.

By Mathias Mesich
Rather than traditional design/bid/build, alternative delivery methods may be necessary to meet start of production deadlines.
Lean Maintenance October 14, 2021

How to avoid COVID-19-related schedule delays using Lean

If implemented effectively, Lean planning practices can help meet critical production start dates and make up for delays caused by the pandemic

By Brandon Darroch and Brian Arend
Business of Engineering October 27, 2021

Equipment leasing up double-digits year to date

The ELFA reports September new business volume is up 6% year-over-year, 8% month-to-month and 10% year-to-date.

By Equipment Leasing & Finance Association
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Inventory September 28, 2021

10 inventory must do’s for small-to-medium manufacturers

Cash is king for manufacturers from the owner to the machine operators

By Adam Grabowski