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Agile thinking in a dynamic world
Agile thinking in a dynamic world

The concept of agile organizations has become a global subject that could be transforming the world of work, and the work of management. Although the term comes to us from software development, the ideas and mindset behind this approach are now being applied across a wide range of organizations. So far, the 21st... Read More

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Study finds USB drives are a security threat to process control systems
Study finds USB drives are a security threat to process control systems

Research from Honeywell indicates of the most convenient data transfer devices—the portable USB drive—pose a significant risk to control system security. Honeywell's study that found 44% of the USB... Read More

Pressures from tariffs, inventories drive down PMI
Pressures from tariffs, inventories drive down PMI

The impact of global tariffs and concerns over inventories and an 18-month low in new orders has taken a bite out of manufacturing's rally in 2018, as the monthly purchasing manufacturers' index... Read More

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Is service now what you sell?
Is service now what you sell?

The servitization megatrend is upon us. Product-driven companies are adding services revenue streams to business models, usually to augment but sometimes to replace product-based business.... Read More

An operational network of maintenance and safety
An operational network of maintenance and safety

To increase production and meet competitive pressures, today's plants run closer to operational limits, posing greater safety risks. Additionally, safety regulations can increase the scope of safety... 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 October issue includes articles about functional safety, tools vs. sensors, and IMTS.
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From November 13-15, Xcelerate18 is your source for maintenance and reliability training, innovation, and education. You’ll have the opportunity to attend dozens of sessions on CMMS training, learn about maintenance strategies, and more. Register today!
Webcast Tomorrow
Advancements in Backstop Technology
Join Plant Engineering and U.S. Tsubaki for a discussion of how backstops work, how to know when equipment might be ready to fail and hear about the new technology in external backstops that help plant personnel operate safely by preventing any reverse motion.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: U.S. Tsubaki
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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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Electrical Safety Update Digital Report
According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), while fatalities related to electrical injuries are down considerably since 2006, they experienced a 15% increase from 2015 to 2016. Younger workers are more than twice as likely to die in an electrical safety incident as a more experienced worker. Learn more.