Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: Interact Analysis
COVID-19 July 25, 2021

Airport logistic automation market stays strong in spite of COVID-19

Overall airport logistics automation sales only fell by 5% in 2020, from $4.3 billion in 2019 to $4.1 billion in 2021, and is expected to have a gradual rebound in the next few years, according to Interact Analysis.

By Jamie Fox
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COVID-19 July 19, 2021

Six ways COVID-19 will change food plant design

COVID-19 has impacted the way food plant facilities are being built from restrooms to automation and worker satisfaction and overall safety.

By Tanya Frantzen
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
COVID-19 June 22, 2021

Four ways site location can affect construction costs

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cost of construction materials has skyrocketed, labor is scarce and demand is surging. But that doesn’t mean the food supply chain can stop.

By Derek Bickerton
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COVID-19 June 16, 2021

The current state of the maintenance function

Urgent issues face the manufacturing industries amidst resurgence.

By Plant Engineering
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COVID-19 June 14, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 7-13, 2021

Articles about tips on calibration for automation and control engineers, advanced valve diagnostic drive savings, how to build scalable data models with MQTT Sparkplugs, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 7-13, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
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COVID-19 June 11, 2021

Managed services close the gap in adopting edge computing

A practical solution for limited staffing adds assurance at the edge.

By Ryan Smith
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
COVID-19 June 3, 2021

How to make your virtual Kaizen initiative a success

See steps on how to schedule and plan the next Kaizen event and ensure everything is accounted for to make it successful.

By Daniel Penn Associates
How navigation used to work (left) compared to how it works now (right) thanks to current technology. Courtesy: Taqtile
COVID-19 May 25, 2021

Augmented reality can transform manual labor

As AR-driven spatial computing makes its way into industrial workplace settings through real-time step-by-step instructions and remote mentoring, even the most complex and intricate tasks will no longer require extensive experience to manage and complete them effectively.

By John Tomizuka
Courtesy: CFE Media
COVID-19 May 24, 2021

Developing a warehouse and supply chain strategy

For good or bad, our COVID-19 crisis shows the global impact of supply chain and warehouse protocols.

By Daniel Penn Associates
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COVID-19 May 20, 2021

Data-driven decisions improves COVID-19 vaccine production

Process engineers enabled with advanced analytics can have better operational control.

By Michael Chang