Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: Almonty Industries
Machinery and Equipment March 6, 2021

New production sources for tungsten are critical for increased global supply

Little known tungsten has a multitude of use cases

By Lewis Black
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Safety March 5, 2021

Effective communication in a socially distanced world

Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.

By Rick Farrell
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Analytics March 4, 2021

Post-pandemic, employee wellness powered by predictive analytics

Who else is tired of talking about COVID-19?

By Mohamed (Mo) Abuali
China, South Korea and the United States are among the countries expected to have the strongest recovery from COVID-19. Courtesy: Interact Analysis
Business of Engineering February 24, 2021

Global manufacturing contraction lower than expected in 2020

The manufacturing industry output (MIO) tracker from Interact Analysis reveals a stronger than expected overall global manufacturing performance in 2020.

By Interact Analysis
Educational February 17, 2021

Commitment to the work: One constant in a changing world

2020 Plant Engineering Salary Survey: Who we are, what we think and what we earn

By Kevin Parker
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Safety February 16, 2021

Change packaging to meet grocery delivery demand

Food manufacturers may have to adapt their packaging to meet the requirements of grocery delivery due to COVID-19.

By Sean O'Brien
LASER-D, developed by USC Viterbi researchers, is an animal-like robot that can crawl, crouch and disinfect surfaces and objects to fight COVID-19. Courtesy: Quan Nguyen, USC Viterbi
PPE February 15, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles February 8-14, 2021

Articles about improved mask filtration, machine learning and manufacturing, the factory of the future, effective plant turnarounds and disinfection robots were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 8-14, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering February 12, 2021

How we work now

Manufacturing demand remains strong in spite of the COVID-19, but workers are still adjusting.

By Kevin Parker
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PPE February 8, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles February 1-7, 2021

Articles about improved mask filtration, motors and drives tips, effective plant turnarounds, the factory of the future and machine learning were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from February 1-7, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
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IIoT, Industrie 4.0 February 5, 2021

IoT-enabled process validation system for COVID-19 vaccine rollout

An Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-enabled global process validation system with advanced process control (APC) capabilities can accelerate manufacturing efficiency, production capacity and reduce production cycle time for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

By Ramya Mopidevi