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Three levels of condition-based maintenance
Three levels of condition-based maintenance

Even in today’s high-tech world, many companies still have a limited view of their compressed air system health, and often take a “better safe than sorry” approach, and prematurely replace components. This focus on routine or recommended compressor maintenance often needlessly costs compressed air users thousands in... Read More

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Material handling maintenance needs cloud-based efficiency
Material handling maintenance needs cloud-based efficiency

When you use heavy-duty equipment to complete large tasks, you face the risk that big things will go wrong. This is why specialized material handling equipment required for industrial manufacturing... Read More

Digital supply chain has arrived, and challenges await
Digital supply chain has arrived, and challenges await

The digital supply chain has arrived, and its use will become predominant over the next five years, even as companies contend with business case, workforce, and cyber security issues. At the annual... 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.
In small-batch manufacturing location, flexibility is crucial
In small-batch manufacturing location, flexibility is crucial

The first image the term “small batch manufacturing” brings to mind may be of a hopeful entrepreneur looking to turn a Kickstarter or Etsy dream into reality. However, Maker’s Row, which connects... Read More

NERC PRC-025: 2019 compliance starts now
NERC PRC-025: 2019 compliance starts now

Identifying the tasks to be completed during a maintenance outage can often start the day after startup from the last outage. This advanced planning is done to maximize ease of execution for better... Read More

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E-magazine
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 May issue includes articles about robotic and lean manufacturing, digital supply chain, and condition-based maintenance.
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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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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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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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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. Learn more.