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2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40

2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40

The 2018 CFE Media Engineering Leaders Under 40 are in a class by themselves, but they also have... » more

Your tablet is your new HMI

Your tablet is your new HMI

A year ago, Plant Engineering lamented the death of the human-machine interface (HMI), at least as... » more

AI and maintenance: Embracing the numbers

AI and maintenance: Embracing the numbers

Hitachi-Sullair partnership focuses on optimizing repairs. » more

Choose the right automation controller

Choose the right automation controller

It seems like a basic need, but look deeper before deciding. » more

Robotics: Driving efficiency, creating jobs

Robotics: Driving efficiency, creating jobs

Robots aren’t the job killer some fear. In fact, they may be the catalyst for better jobs, and more... » more

Robotics will drive job growth, study finds

Robotics will drive job growth, study finds

Global research finds mid-sized manufacturers will benefit—if they can find workers. » more

‘The only way to advance is through technology.’

‘The only way to advance is through technology.’

“The manufacturing segment of the value chain is undergoing a renaissance because digitalization... » more

Growth through technology, teamwork

Growth through technology, teamwork

Advantech co-founder and executive director of the board Chaney Ho is bullish on U.S. role in IIoT... » more

Six common reasons why electric motors fail

Six common reasons why electric motors fail

A number of reasons can cause an electric motor to fail. Six reasons are discussed.  » more

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

2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40 Your tablet is your new HMI AI and maintenance: Embracing the numbers Choose the right automation controller Robotics: Driving efficiency, creating jobs Robotics will drive job growth, study finds ‘The only way to advance is through technology.’ Growth through technology, teamwork Six common reasons why electric motors fail 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

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