Thursday, February 8, 2018
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Will red-hot PMI help open manufacturing wallets?
Will red-hot PMI help open manufacturing wallets?

The monthly PMI Index produced by the Institute for Supply Management has been the barometer of U.S. manufacturing for years. When it slipped into the 30% range in 2008 and 2009, it paralleled the collapse of the manufacturing market—and the loss of jobs. Except for a brief slump at the end of 2015 and the beginning... Read More

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Where to find the workers?
Where to find the workers?

The 2017 Plant Engineering Salary Survey will be published next week, and the overall news is positive. The one issue that annually bedevils plant managers is the difficulty they have in finding... Read More

The drive to prevent downtime
The drive to prevent downtime

It doesn’t surprise us that six of the top 10 stories at www.plantengineering.com in 2017 were about maintenance. We’ve long contended that maintenance needs to be seen as a profit center and not a... Read More

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A best practice? Follow best practices
A best practice? Follow best practices

It sounds like a simple concept, but a recent PlantEngineering.com article by Bryan Little of Avanceon that also appears in Applied Automation this month suggests that programmers need to use... Read More

‘Digital transformation’ on the ARC agenda
‘Digital transformation’ on the ARC agenda

We will be reporting from Orlando next week at the ARC Advisory Group’s annual conference. Believe it or not (because Florida weather can be fickle in February) the real attraction for the more... Read More

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