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Machinery and Equipment June 25, 2019

Equipment leasing report shows new business up double-digits in May

The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s (ELFA) Monthly Leasing and Finance Index reported business was up 18% year-over-year in May, with overall business flat in 2019.

By Chris Vavra
Maintenance Strategy June 25, 2019

12 benefits of using standards in design, implementation for iMOM projects

Integrated manufacturing operations management (iMOM) is designed to increase and sustain business benefits for users such as improved accuracy and thorough implementation.

By Stan DeVries
Typical cause of being failure by percentage. Courtesy: ABB
Lubrication June 24, 2019

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 17-23

Articles about lubrication and bearings, the 2019 Lubrication Guide, predictive maintenance obstacles, worker safety best practices, and NFPA 70E expert advice were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from June 17-23. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Darren Roos (left), CEO, IFS, and Jon Roskill, CEO, Acumatica, will be combining their companies' resources after EQT Partners' acquisition of Acumatica. Courtesy: IFS, Acumatica
Virtualization, Cloud Analytics June 21, 2019

ERP cloud companies to collaborate under new ownership

Acumatica will combine their resources with IFS after the company's acquisition from EQT Partners.

By IFS North America
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Robotics June 21, 2019

Three industries benefiting from service robot applications

Service robots are growing thanks to improved technology and lower operational expenses. The medical, agricultural and defense industries are benefiting from their potential in a variety of ways.

By Robotic Industries Association (RIA)
The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's Monthly Confidence Index (MCI-EFI) had an index of 52.8 in June 2019. Courtesy: Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation
Machinery and Equipment June 20, 2019

Equipment leasing confidence slides, according to report

The Equipment Leasing & Finance Foundation's June Monthly Confidence Index (MCI-EFI) had an index of 52.8, which is down several points compared to May and double digits compared to the same period in 2018.

By Chris Vavra
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Asset Management June 20, 2019

Three tips to consider when buying an ERP system

Buying an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a big step, and companies should consider what it can bring to the company and the potential risks involved.

By Ultra Consultants