Asset Management
The 2016 Salary Survey found that 77% of workers believe manufacturing is a secure career in the present and in the future. Courtesy: CFE Media
Asset Management February 15, 2017

2016 Salary Survey

Plant Engineering's 2016 Salary Survey shows optimism amongst manufacturers remain strong going into 2017, but there are some concerns about the future and they don't know what the Industrial Internet of Things' (IIoT) role will be in the workplace.

By Bob Vavra, content manager, CFE Media
By taking extra care to include clear-cut notes, steps in a correct order, and related documentation and media, you can lay the foundation for easier and more accurate PM training and execution. Courtesy: Smartware Group
Asset Management February 8, 2017

Four preventive maintenance mistakes to avoid

When building a preventive maintenance (PM) program, it's important to ensure the new program represents an improvement over the reactive maintenance it's replacing and that it includes the necessary supportive back-end systems and processes to ensure the program is efficient.

By Smartware Group
Modular solutions can ensure ensure maximum flexibility and precision. Courtesy: Lenze
Asset Management December 13, 2016

In the IIoT age, automation simplifies work

Intelligent and connected machines are more flexible and better equipped to manufacture customized products.

By Doug Burns, Lenze Americas
Florida event Dec. 12-16 features speakers, hands-on learning labs.
Asset Management November 30, 2016

IMC conference brings maintenance pros together

Florida event Dec. 12-16 features speakers, hands-on learning labs.

By CFE Media
Asset Management 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
Users can utilize 3-D meshes to geo-coordinate the schematics to the exact locations of specific assemblies and parts. Courtesy: Bentley Systems
Asset Management November 8, 2016

Connecting information, engineering and operational technologies

Asset performance management provides the power of combining all systems into one that can deliver actionable intelligence.

By Anne-Marie Walters, Bentley Systems
Dr. Shi-Wan Lin, (left) co-chair of the architectural task force for the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), makes a point during the Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit in Chicago Sept. 14 at the IMTS Show as fellow panelist Rob McGreevy of Schn
Asset Management October 4, 2016

IIoT success requires a change of mindset

Speakers at the 2016 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) event at IMTS 2016 discussed the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) from a variety of perspectives, which are highlighted.

By CFE Media
Tracking utilization rates can help optimize fleet structure and improve operator productivity. Courtesy: Yale Materials Handling Corporation
Asset Management October 3, 2016

Small data, big impact

Extract actionable insights from lift truck telemetry to improve efficiency for material handling applications.

By Steven LaFevers, Yale Materials Handling Corporation
TAG-TITE RFID provides tag mounted, ATEX approved, HF RFID with stainless steel tamper resistant hardware for RFID identification and asset management of safety critical devices in hazardous locations. Courtesy: Process Systems Engineering
Asset Management September 1, 2016

Tags for harsh environments and process industries

TAG-TITE RFID provides tag mounted, ATEX approved, HF RFID with stainless steel tamper resistant hardware for RFID identification and asset management of safety critical devices in hazardous locations.

By Process Systems Engineering
Shon Isenhour, CMRP, Founding Partner, Eruditio and The Institute At Patriot’s Point
Asset Management August 25, 2016

Five questions to answer before your next change initiative

Below are five question that are crucial to answer upfront, repeatedly, and through multiple mediums.

By Shon Isenhour