Tuesday, April 18, 2017
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Electrical design as easy as N-E-C
Electrical design as easy as N-E-C

Although the use of the National Electrical Code (NEC) is mandated by OSHA, many plant electrical engineers whose background is control systems are unaware of how it affects their work. What follows is a look at how to design a motor branch circuit based on NEC regulations. For this example, we're looking at one... Read More

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IoT megatrends on the rise
IoT megatrends on the rise

The trends, progressions, and swings happening in the Internet of Things (IoT) market are no longer just trends. Now they're called "megatrends." A report from technology analyst house... Read More

Mobility becomes a competitive advantage in plants
Mobility becomes a competitive advantage in plants

By offering increased flexibility and accessibility, mobile devices play a key role in helping manufacturers compete in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. The use of mobile devices... Read More

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Digital plant's value in real numbers
Digital plant's value in real numbers

Even in uncertain global political and financial times, the manufacturing revolution continues to gain momentum. The digital plant is becoming a reality, and it brings with it many questions about... Read More

Build a maintenance schedule in six steps
Build a maintenance schedule in six steps

Struggling to put together a complete weekly schedule? It may surprise you, but you're not alone. Although the processes of work execution (preventive and predictive programs, planning, scheduling,... 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 stories on safer human-robot collaboration and the 2017 Maintenance Survey.
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Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) in the Modern Era: Webcast Series
Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) is a suite of applications for the integrated management of core business processes, from manufacturing to distribution, finance and human resources, using a common process and data model. This webcast series will focus on topics such as critical implementation, how ERP streamlines operations for the Industrial Internet of Things (lloT), and when to move ERP to the cloud.

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Energy monitor and control unit

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Non-contact rotary torque sensor

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2017 Maintenance Study: 6 high-level findings
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2017 Maintenance Study identified six important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. These include: Maintenance strategies, shutdown schedule, unscheduled downtime, training, technologies, and outsourcing.
Sponsored by: ATS. Download the 2017 study.