Maintenance

Courtesy: High Voltage Maintenance (HVM)
Maintenance November 18, 2020

How to build a better testing and maintenance program

The central objectives of any maintenance program are to extend the life of the equipment, increase facility uptime and improve plant safety

By Eric Nation
Courtesy: Yokogawa
Mobility November 17, 2020

Mobile technology with augmented reality bridges social distancing

Training methods address loss of human resources and personal contact during pandemic, improve operations

By Dr. Kazuya Suzuki
Courtesy: Honeywell’s Workforce Competency Solutions
Analytics January 18, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles January 11-17, 2021

Articles about predictive analytics success, Product of the Year winners, the 2020 Top Plant winner, digital twin technology and vertical farming were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from January 11-17, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
A prototype system to provide workplace training using augmented reality is under development at Purdue University with support from the National Science Foundation. Courtesy: Jared Pike, Purdue University
AI and Machine Learning October 30, 2020

How augmented, virtual reality can reduce manufacturing skills gap

A Purdue team has entered a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create an augmented and virtual reality experience prototype called Skill-XR to reduce manufacturing's skills gap.

By Jared Pike
Courtesy: IoTco
Lean Maintenance January 19, 2021

Six steps toward the factory of the future

A solid foundation is required for any initiative

By Mohamed (Mo) Abuali
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