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Lean manufacturing: The Seven Deadly Wastes
Lean manufacturing: The Seven Deadly Wastes

Manufacturers over the world are adapting the lean manufacturing approach to minimize or eliminate waste and maximize value on their manufacturing processes. Lean manufacturing essentially involves eliminating waste. It takes into account the overburdening on resources and unevenness of the workload to ensure even... Read More

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Understanding industrial control systems security basics
Understanding industrial control systems security basics

fAn industrial control system (ICS) is a general term used for any distributed control system (DCS), programmable logic controller (PLC), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) or any... Read More

Testing steam trap stations by temperature
Testing steam trap stations by temperature

The relationship between steam pressure and temperature makes temperature measurement extremely helpful in understanding many different operating conditions of steam components in the steam and... Read More

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Implementing a DCS
Implementing a DCS

Most discussions examining distributed control system (DCS) migration projects concentrate on the early planning stages or the potentially contentious issues of vendor selection. Those are important... Read More

Recovering from an ERP failure
Recovering from an ERP failure

Too often we see companies that see a software demo, buy the system and then struggle to implement, if they get the system up and running at all. A process manufacturer recently asked to guide an... 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 March issue includes articles about Lean manufacturing, IIoT, arc flash, and cybersecurity.
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Upcoming Webcast
IIoT Webcast Series 2018, Webcast One: Cloud and mobility in field operations
In this webcast we will discuss Cloud-based environments and the areas upon which IIoT is having the greatest initial impact.

Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsors: Emerson Reliability Solutions, Infor Global Solutions, Oracle + NetSuite
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Inside-Outlet Power Port
Inside-Outlet Power Port

Mencom’s Inside-Outlet Power Port features three GFCI-protected receptacles; two outside and one... Read More

Micro Plate Heat Exchanger
Micro Plate Heat Exchanger

Danfoss has extended their range of Z-design Micro Plate heat exchangers. Z-design technology... Read More

Compact Emergency Stop Switch
Compact Emergency Stop Switch

The Series 61 Compact Emergency Stop Switch features a robust mono-block design with a fool-proof,... Read More

Vibration Sensors
Vibration Sensors

The Fluke 3560 FC Vibration Sensor wirelessly and remotely captures simple vibration screening data... 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.