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Combine technologies for effective oil analysis
Combine technologies for effective oil analysis

Cost-effective, comprehensive and proven, oil analysis is an extremely powerful condition monitoring tool. Those skeptical of its benefits are likely not fully or correctly leveraging its awesome range of capabilities. Getting the most from oil analysis starts with setting up the program correctly and continues with... Read More

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Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy
Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy

When a motor fails, there are two options: repair or replace. The best option for a given motor depends on a variety of factors. Today’s cost to repair or replace plays a relatively small role in the... Read More

ERP for make-to-order manufacturers
ERP for make-to-order manufacturers

What’s key to consider when it comes to enterprise resource planing (ERP) for make-to-order manufacturers? With pressure to adapt to rapidly changing markets and improve financial results, many... Read More

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2018 Maintenance Study
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2018 Maintenance Study identified seven important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today including maintenance strategies, unschedule downtime, and more. Sponsored by: ATS. View the study.
Deep learning leading to second machine vision revolution
Deep learning leading to second machine vision revolution

Insiders say deep learning is bringing about a second machine vision revolution and enabling designers to create part specifications—and therefore develop successful machine vision solutions—that... Read More

Time for a tougher tablet
Time for a tougher tablet

Though the plant floor rapidly is becoming digitized, technicians still rely on tools. In this case, in order to make the most of the data being harvested by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT),... Read More

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2019 System Integrator Giants
The System Integrator Giants program (SI Giants) lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in the CFE Media Global System Integrator Database, ranked solely on total system integration revenue. The 2019 System Integrator Giants program is open for submissions!
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lloT: Machines, Equipment & Asset Management
Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies. These include easier real-time sensor data access via tablets, PC-based control, data analytics, smarter machines, cybersecurity, how to get data more easily from maintenance software, human machine interfaces and controllers, along with easier industrial connectivity. Click here to view.
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2019 System Integrator of the Year Call for Entries
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are looking for the best integrators in the automation business for the 14th System Integrator of the Year program. The chosen System Integrator of the Year winners will receive worldwide recognition from Control Engineering and Plant Engineering, and will be inducted into the System Integrator Hall of Fame.
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Featured Products
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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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program to those who have made significant contributions to their plant and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2018.
Nominations close: June 22, 2018.