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Automating a workflow can help manufacturers enforce social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic. Courtesy: AMETEK Factory Automation
Safety July 8, 2020

Comply with social distancing by automating workflow on manufacturing floor

Social distancing guidelines are a challenge for manufacturers, but linear displacement transducers (LDTs) and plastic molding production lines can help improve automation while maintaining safety.

By AMETEK Factory Automation
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering June 1, 2020

Manufacturing index rises slightly in May from April

The purchasing manufacturers' index rose to 43.1% in May, but the general mood remains cautious and uncertain as COVID-19 continues to cause havoc on global supply chains.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Electrical Reliability Services Inc.
Maintenance August 5, 2020

How to improve electrical maintenance with predictive tests

How to use these four predictive tests to improve your electrical maintenance plan

By Leif Hoegberg
Courtesy: Honeywell Intelligrated
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 6, 2020

Connect automation to the power of predictive maintenance

Leveraging operational data already in control systems can drive distribution center (DC) performance and maintenance improvements.

By Eric Rice
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Process Manufacturing July 24, 2020

Predictive analytics for efficient manufacturing production

Food and beverage manufacturers can use predictive analytics to reduce product waste and downtime.

By Lee Sullivan
Courtesy: Plant Engineering/ATS
Maintenance March 11, 2020

An evolutionary challenge faces the maintenance function

It involves a mix of people and technology concerns, each one feeding off the other

By Kevin Parker
Inventory June 22, 2018

Strengthen, secure the supply chain

As the modern supply chain gets more sophisticated, it’s important to integrate your data with your suppliers.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media