Inventory October 23, 2017

Harness the power of IoT for condition-based and predictive maintenance

IoT is making predictive maintenance and condition-based monitoring easier than ever. Prashant Kumar from Motors@Work walks through how developments in IoT technology can help better your maintenance program.

By Prashant Kumar, Practice Manager, Motors@Work
Inventory October 11, 2017

Four keys to a successful RPM program

Repairable parts maintenance (RPM) focuses on root cause and reliability. An RPM program eliminates waste, improves component reliability, and optimizes factory performance.

By Mike Waltrip, Advanced Technology Services
Inventory April 11, 2017

Manage materials with vending programs

Vending programs can manage materials and provide workers with better access.

By Megan Mullins, John Morton, and Eric King, Motion Industries
Inventory February 1, 2017

The IIoT assembly line: Getting a head start

Improving maintenance, operations among the most visible benefits.

By Dan Yarmoluk, ATEK Access Technologies
Inventory January 18, 2017

Machining center

The VTC-805E Machining Center is designed with increased Y-axis stroke, a long bed/table size, high spindle speed and torque, and SmoothG CNC control for efficient, powerful machining

By Mazak
Inventory January 10, 2017

Corrosion-inhibiting coating

The VpCI-368 corrosion-inhibiting coating is more powerful with the addition of extra vapor-phase corrosion inhibitors. VpCI-368 is designed to provide protection for metal substrates exposed to harsh outdoor conditions.

By Cortec
Inventory January 5, 2017

Plant Engineering names three to Editorial Advisory Board

Billy Taylor, David Skelton and Dr. Shi-Wan Lin will advise on content for readers.

By Plant Engineering
Inventory December 22, 2016

Four ways to better manage small capital projects

Focus on collaboration, risk assessment, communication and review to meet time, budget goals.

By Bill Wasilewski, Day & Zimmermann
Inventory December 12, 2016

Air casters: 7 reasons to take a fresh look at an existing technology

If you’re looking for high maneuverability, safety, and ease of use when it is time to move heavy loads, take a look at air casters.

By John Massenburg, AeroGo
Inventory December 12, 2016

2016 Top Plant

The 2016 Plant Engineering Top Plant winner, MFC Netform, makes people the cornerstone of their manufacturing philosophy.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media