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‘Engagement is critical in the implementation of change’
‘Engagement is critical in the implementation of change’

The concept of a Digital Twin—the exact digital replica of a plant’s physical asset—has become among the most intriguing and potentially game-changing concepts in the manufacturing’s Digital Age. Unlocking that potential and overcoming the challenges involved in training and security inherent in realizing that... Read More

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A cobot is about to become your co-worker
A cobot is about to become your co-worker

As artificial intelligence (AI) advances, opportunities abound for today's plant to become smarter, safer, faster, and better. AI can be harnessed in the manufacturing space through collaborative... Read More

EAM and safety: 5 strategies for success
EAM and safety: 5 strategies for success

An industrial accident occurs when attention drifts, a work process is not performed quite right, or a piece of equipment fails. It is the event that everyone works diligently to prevent.  But... Read More

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AVO Training Institute
AVO offers the largest selections of Hands-On, Electrical Maintenance Training Courses available. A few of our maintenance courses include; Substation Maintenance I & II, Protective Relay Maintenance, Circuit Breaker Maintenance, Cable Splicing, and more. Learn more.
Women in Engineering: Career advice to young women interested in an engineering career
Women in Engineering: Career advice to young women interested in an engineering career

Hilary Schmidt Always be confident! It can be hard to speak up at times in a room full of men with more experience than you. If you have a question, ask, or if you have a suggestion, say something!... Read More

Manufacturing 4.0: Just add people
Manufacturing 4.0: Just add people

Current advances in manufacturing have been branded as Industrie 4.0, an idea that accurately describes the rise of automation, robotics, and smart technology but omits the role of human workers.... Read More

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Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The October issue includes articles about functional safety, tools vs. sensors, and IMTS.
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From November 13-15, Xcelerate18 is your source for maintenance and reliability training, innovation, and education. You’ll have the opportunity to attend dozens of sessions on CMMS training, learn about maintenance strategies, and more. Register today!
Upcoming Webcast
How to Build a Cyber Risk Mitigation Plan for Today’s Connected Plant
Today, in manufacturing there is greater pressure to demonstrate strong security practices. Join us for a webcast to learn how to build a cyber risk mitigation plan for today’s connected plant using IEC 62443 to address risks and validate effectiveness through testing and assessment and securing your supply chain.

Thursday, November 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: UL
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Multi-axis positioners
Multi-axis positioners

Multi-axis positioners from LazerArc come in two, three, four, and five axis varieties. Multi-axis... Read More

Managed switches
Managed switches

The 2000 series of managed switches gives machine builders an affordable switch with multicast... Read More

Remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring system

The Sentinel system from Sensaphone uses cloud technology to provide supervised 24/7 remote... Read More

Serial device servers
Serial device servers

Mencom Serial Device Servers are designed to allow industrial devices to be directly accessible... Read More

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2018 Predictive Maintenance Study: 5 key findings
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2018 Predictive Maintenance Study identified five important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today including predictive maintenance strategies, maintenance practices, and measuring return on investment (ROI).
Sponsored by: C&W Services. Download the study.