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Research May 19, 2015

2015 Maintenance Study: Reducing energy consumption on the plant floor

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2015 Maintenance Study identified six high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. See findings and access full report.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research May 19, 2015

2015 Plant Engineering Safety Study

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2015 Safety Study identified six high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. See findings and access full report.

By Amanda Pelliccione
Research April 20, 2015

2015 Maintenance Study: 9 key findings

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2015 Maintenance Study identified nine important high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today.

By Plant Engineering
Research February 12, 2015

2014 Salary Survey: Confidence rises amid the challenges

After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.

By Plant Engineering
Research July 22, 2014

Plant Engineering 2014 Workforce Development Study: 6 key findings

According to the data in this report, 66% of manufacturing facilities are experiencing a skilled workforce shortage, and an average of 7% of jobs within plants are unfilled because of it. See what actions are being taken to close this gap and improve manufacturing's appeal to the younger generations.

By Amanda McLeman
Research May 27, 2014

Plant Engineering 2014 Energy Management Study: Five energy monitoring trends

According to the data in this report, 33% of manufacturing facilities have energy reduction goals of at least 10% for the upcoming year, and another 40% are aiming to cut energy consumption by 5% to 10%.

By Amanda McLeman
Research May 7, 2014

Energy Efficiency for Small, Mid-Sized Manufacturers is Webcast focus

On May 15, manufacturers can learn about programs to help measure, manage plant energy usage

Research February 13, 2014

2013 Salary Survey: New challenges for an aging workforce

Manufacturing seen as more secure, but needing more young workers

By Bob Vavra
Research February 10, 2014

2014 Maintenance Study: Planned maintenance leads to uptime, safety, productivity

Plants utilize multiple strategies to keep facility up and running.

By Plant Engineering
Research February 7, 2014

2014 Maintenance Report

Plant Engineering performed this research to better understand maintenance practices and strategies currently in place in North American manufacturing facilities and the effects of maintenance on productivity and profitability.

By Plant Engineering