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New Year’s projections for ERP
New Year’s projections for ERP

One key area is how ERP will connect with the larger Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in 2018. “IIoT combined with ERP methodology gives manufacturers the ability to leverage data for faster decision making from actionable intelligence and creates a significant competitive advantage,” Ultra Consultants wrote in... Read More

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And a look back at what we did in 2017
And a look back at what we did in 2017

The Macola 2017 Business and Technology Report, highlighted in an article from Plant Engineering content partner MSI Data, noted that it was a good year for manufacturers who improved their... Read More

5 steps to robotic implementation
5 steps to robotic implementation

If the first thing on your Christmas wish list was a new robotic system for your plant, John Burg of Acieta offers a quick owner’s manual on what to do first. Rather than just run out and play with... Read More

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Maintenance & Safety Digital Report
The maintenance journey has been a long, slow trek for most manufacturers. It migrated to preventive maintenance, where work was done on a calendar schedule, and then to predictive maintenance, where the condition of the machine and its basic parts were monitored to understand their health, and parts replaced when performance began to deteriorate. Download the digital report.
Do you have a disaster plan ready?
Do you have a disaster plan ready?

The latest issue of CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Report offers a great overview of the vital work done in the system integration community, and a look at the industry leaders who try to help... Read More

Just starting in automation? Here’s four steps forward
Just starting in automation? Here’s four steps forward

While there also are a few manufacturers who still haven’t made automation an integral part of their plant operations, there also are a lot of new businesses sprouting up that are beginning their... 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 December issue includes articles about the 2017 Top Plant winner, Best practices, Plant Engineering at 70, and the top 10 stories of 2017.
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ERP and IIoT Survey
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are conducting a research study on enterprise resource planning (ERP), the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and usage of the cloud for data management. As a valued member of the engineering community and our audience, we invite you to participate in this survey! ​Learn more.
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Bringing New Life to an Existing Asset - The Practical Face of the Digital Twin in the Oil & Gas Industry
In this session, Siemens, in collaboration with Bentley, will outline practical steps to realize a Digital Twin strategy to demonstrate how existing physical asset information can be systematically captured.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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