Coronavirus, COVID-19

Courtesy: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
COVID-19 May 19, 2021

How to engage employees through plant optimization

Plant optimization results in much more than increase productivity and KPIs.

By Ricardo Estok
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
COVID-19 May 14, 2021

Supply chain management lessons for manufacturers

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught several supply chains lessons that can be valuable for the future.

By Tony Rodriguez, Mike Beauregard
Courtesy: Moxa
COVID-19 May 12, 2021

How to ensure OT cybersecurity

Despite advances, operational technology network cybersecurity still lags information technology cybersecurity.

By Jesse Ku
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
COVID-19 May 11, 2021

What a bad or non-existent maintenance program costs manufacturers

A maintenance program is only as good as the work put in behind it and the effort going forward. Planned maintenance, rather than reacting to a problem, can save companies enormously in the long term.

By Phillip Rowley and Jake Jakowitz
Courtesy: PI North America
COVID-19 May 10, 2021

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles May 3-9, 2021

Articles about how to keep spare part inventories accurate for maintenance departments, cybersecurity throwback attack, and energy management for industrial networks were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from May 3-9, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay
Courtesy: Chris Vavra
COVID-19 March 16, 2021

Effective communication in a high-noise environment

High-noise manufacturing environments are already difficult places to communicate, but COVID-19 and social distancing make it even harder. Learn how to overcome this challenge.

By Rick Farrell
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
COVID-19 March 10, 2021

Protective cleanroom clothing essentials

Everything that enters a cleanroom must also be highly regulated to prevent the inadvertent introduction of pollutants, which includes protective cleanroom clothing.

By Nick Warrick
Courtesy: Almonty Industries
COVID-19 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
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
COVID-19 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
Courtesy: IoTco
COVID-19 March 4, 2021

Post-pandemic, employee wellness powered by predictive analytics

Who else is tired of talking about COVID-19?

By Mohamed (Mo) Abuali