Inventory

Spare part inventory management needs many people working their specific roles to make it consistently successful. Courtesy: Daniel Penn Associates
Maintenance April 27, 2021

How to keep spare part inventories accurate for maintenance departments

Spare part inventory management isn't easy to get started and it's even harder to maintain. Everyone in a maintenance department has a role to play in helping ensure accuracy and cleanliness.

By Ken Staller
Courtesy: Motion Industries
Cybersecurity April 19, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 12-18, 2021

Articles about spare part inventory for maintenance organizations, how hyperautomation can help manufacturers, and how to resolve a conflict before it manifests itself were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 12-18, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Example of a before (left) and after (right) by improving spare parts inventory management for a maintenance department. Courtesy: Daniel Penn Associates
Maintenance April 13, 2021

Spare part inventory for maintenance organizations is critical

Maintenance organizations often need spare parts for various tasks, but keeping everything orderly is a challenge. Companies can change things, though. Consider seven steps and best practices highlighted here.

By Ken Staller
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
Inventory June 20, 2018

Time for a tougher tablet

Industrial-grade mobile devices are needed for harsh environments to make the most of the data being harvested by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By Chris Ealahan, Teguar Corporation
Inventory June 7, 2018

ERP for make-to-order manufacturers

With pressure to adapt to changing markets, many manufacturing companies operate using make-to-order processes for their enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.

By Martin Davis, Ultra Consultants
Inventory May 8, 2018

Improve the bottom line by monitoring business performance

Within the operation of any organization, plenty of data can be found to let management know what is working and which problem areas need to be addressed.

By Brad Staats, Ultra Consultants
Events and Awards 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
Inventory March 28, 2018

Lean manufacturing: The Seven Deadly Wastes

Find greater efficiency at every step of the process.

By Kevin Hill, Quality Scales Unlimited
Inventory November 9, 2017

2017 Product of the Year Finalists: Vote now!

The official ballot is open for voting for Plant Engineering North American print and digital edition subscribers, for a limited time. Cast your vote using CFE Media's New Products for Engineers platform. (Voting closed Jan. 12, 2018.)

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, and Amanda Pelliccione, Project Manager