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Despite tariff fears, PMI jumps 1.5 percentage points

Despite tariff fears, PMI jumps 1.5 percentage points

Index hits 60.2% while manufacturers worry about trade war and supply chain issues. » more

Exploring the state of the industrial sector

Exploring the state of the industrial sector

The industrial sector is set to recover in in the second half of 2018 and continue to have a strong... » more

Six IoT benefits for an organization

Six IoT benefits for an organization

There are many benefits to implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) solution to maximize... » more

Strengthen, secure the supply chain

Strengthen, secure the supply chain

As the modern supply chain gets more sophisticated, it’s important to integrate your data with your... » more

Time for a tougher tablet

Time for a tougher tablet

Industrial-grade mobile devices are needed for harsh environments to make the most of the data... » more

Propane forklifts — 3 myths and truths

Propane forklifts — 3 myths and truths

PERC discusses how propane remains a viable fuel » more

2018 Lubrication Guide

2018 Lubrication Guide

The science and art of lubrication often is as important as the mechanical functions it enables. » more

Combine technologies for effective oil analysis

Combine technologies for effective oil analysis

Vibration analysis, thermography, and ultrasound are more valuable together. » more

Motor maintenance trends: 6 factors to evaluate

Motor maintenance trends: 6 factors to evaluate

Recent EASA research studies provide new insights on repair vs. replace to help motors reliably... » more

Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy

Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy

Fundamentals to help plants make the right decisions on motor failure policy include determining a... » more

PMI rises in May, but so do concerns over tariffs

PMI rises in May, but so do concerns over tariffs

Index hits 58.7% in May, but labor and global issues also gaining attention. » more

Best practices for compressor storage

Best practices for compressor storage

Understanding best practices for compressor storage for a lubricated trim compressor with... » more

Robotics will drive job growth, study finds

Robotics will drive job growth, study finds

Research from the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) finds mid-sized manufacturers will... » more

Despite tariff fears, PMI jumps 1.5 percentage points Exploring the state of the industrial sector Six IoT benefits for an organization Strengthen, secure the supply chain Time for a tougher tablet Propane forklifts — 3 myths and truths 2018 Lubrication Guide Combine technologies for effective oil analysis Motor maintenance trends: 6 factors to evaluate Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy PMI rises in May, but so do concerns over tariffs Best practices for compressor storage Robotics will drive job growth, study finds

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