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Building safety into maintenance
Building safety into maintenance

Maintenance is an important task to keep equipment running smoothly. Everyone thinks about greasing the bearings and oiling the hinges, but what about the safety devices? How often do you have the brakes inspected on your car? Do you wait until your car no longer stops, or are you proactive and have your brakes... Read More

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Education, training are 2 keys to wider IoT deployment
Education, training are 2 keys to wider IoT deployment

As manufacturing, and indeed all device-driven enterprises, race toward the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT), a major barrier in the way is the human infrastructure to deliver on its... Read More

Safety concerns for collaborative robots
Safety concerns for collaborative robots

Yaskawa Motoman’s USA Technology Director Erik Nieves proved that collaborative robotics are more complex than one would imagine as he described the need for and methods of providing safe working... Read More

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A beginner’s guide to Lean
A beginner’s guide to Lean

As I do every summer, I visited several manufacturing companies in the southeastern Michigan area to evaluate and recruit companies to sponsor Oakland University student teams for my Lean courses... Read More

Checklist: Set up a smart-tool preventive maintenance program
Checklist: Set up a smart-tool  preventive maintenance program

Here are a few tips for creating an effective preventive maintenance system on your plant floor: 1. Identify the most-important pieces of equipment. 2. Identify tell-tale measurement and... Read More

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2014 Workforce Development Research
The 2014 Workforce Development study asked key questions on the causes and effects of the lack of a skilled workforce in the U.S., what manufacturing plants are doing to combat this issue, and how facilities are establishing a positive relationship with their communities.
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Plant Engineering 2014 Energy Management Study: Five energy monitoring trends
Plant Engineering's Energy Management study asked key questions on energy management practices, including continuous energy monitoring, challenges to energy management, energy reduction goals, and alternative energy sources. View results now.
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Managing Assets Using Criticality
This webcast will focus on the construction of a risk-based criticality analysis model. The model will create visibility of production impacts, as well as risks to environmental and safety performance, maintenance costs and the allocation of precious capital resources. With a clear understanding of how to construct your analysis model, we will expand our thinking towards the development of asset management plans aimed at mitigating the predominant characteristics that make each asset significant.

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT

One (1) RCEP / ACEC Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.


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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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