Starbucks' processing plant is designed to produce instant coffee products in a safe facility that adheres to rigorous standards to enhance the quality of the product. Five safety implementations are highlighted.
Wireless alarms for facility showers can help workers provide quicker first aid to a worker if they have been injured in a remote area or late at night.
Site selection credits that are now harder to earn in LEED v4 include green vehicles and rainwater management, which can be tricky to achieve depending on a company's priorities and budget.
A more advanced system improves operation and maintenance—if done correctly.
A plant’s air quality is one of the leading contributors to workforce comfort because, at the end of the day, nothing is quite so pervasive as the air employees breathe.
An eyewash station designed for treating chemical eye burns should be placed where a person in mid-emergency will find it easily and it must be operable without mistakes or confusion in a moment of crisis.
In regulated environments, companies are expected to establish procedures for document change control as a way of ensuring product quality and safety.
Articles about improving engineer safety, condition-based maintenance, the 2018 Maintenance Survey, ERP best practices, and smart actuators were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March 19-25. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Companies small and large, across all industries, are faced with waste in their manufacturing process. Six tips on how waste enters the process and how to monitor it are highlighted.
Articles about decommissioning paint shops, HVAC systems, following best practices, preventing downtime, and industrial cybersecurity were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, February 19-25. Were you out? You can catch up here.