Contract Maintenance
Chart 1: Predictive maintenance market share 2017-2022. Courtesy: Cyient
Contract Maintenance December 4, 2018

Predictive maintenance market grows along with benefits

Tracking plant equipment health through data management a growing trend

By Dr. Sean Otto
Contract Maintenance April 17, 2018

Plant Engineering 2017 Product of the Year Winners

The 2017 award recipients represent the best in innovation

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, Plant Engineering
Contract Maintenance September 12, 2017

Smarter service management improves customer outcomes

All companies should form solid customer relationships for success, but the field service industry faces more unique barriers to establishing a good word-of-mouth reputation.

By Mrinal Gokhale, MSI Data
Fig. 3. Reliability Value Chain lights the path of continuous improvement to PdM and top performance. Courtesy: Emerson
Contract Maintenance May 8, 2017

The path to prescriptive maintenance

Three steps to drive reliability while preparing for IIoT.

By Will Goetz, Emerson
Contract Maintenance March 9, 2017

Top 5 mistakes made when collecting vibration data

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology talks about the five most common mistakes maintenance professionals make when using an analyzer. These include proper mounting for accelerometer, ski slope spectrums, finding the right RPM or point location, no FMAX set and using the wrong sensor.

By GTI Predictive Technology
CMMS that is geared towards manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries can offer work orders based on location as well as category, with an infinite hierarchical structure. Courtesy: Smartware Group
Contract Maintenance October 20, 2016

CMMS adoption enhances maintenance strategies

CMMS enhances maintenance strategies of all types and not enough companies have come to realize the benefits that they offer.

By Smartware Group
President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel share a smile during the opening ceremony of Hannover Messe 2016 in Hannover Germany on April 24. Courtesy: Hannover Messe
Contract Maintenance April 25, 2016

U.S. ‘open for business’ as Obama opens Hannover Messe

President pushes Transatlantic trade deal as America begins to showcase manufacturing at week-long global trade fair.

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Contract Maintenance April 11, 2016

2016 Maintenance Study: Seven key findings

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Maintenance Study identified seven important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Contract Maintenance September 7, 2015

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, August 31 to September 6: Electrical systems and IIoT, predicting equipment lifecycle, college grads salary, more

Articles about optimizing electrical systems through the IIoT. predicting equipment lifecycle, engineering pay for college grads, achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance, and Lean's relevance in today's economy were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, August 31 to September 6. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
VL 2 vertical turning machine is designed for the quality and cost-conscious manufacturer and subcontractor. Courtesy: EMAG LLC
Contract Maintenance September 5, 2015

Vertical turning machine for manufacturers and subcontractors

The VL 2 vertical turning machine is a universal production that includes automatic loading and unloading for workpieces.

By EMAG LLC