Access control

CyberLock is an intelligent lock cylinder designed to convert existing mechanical locks into full-functioning access control systems without hardwiring. Authorized users are permitted access at specific times on pre-selected days. A comprehensive audit report is generated.

Videx Write 311 on PE card

Fire control

IntelliKnight 5700 fire control communicator provides digital fire reporting over ordinary telephone lines and supports up to 50 addressable devices that allow the user to pin-point which device has been activated or needs attention. The drift compensation feature helps reduce false alarms and identify maintenance problems.

Honeywell Write 312 on PE card

Disposable gloves

A black, disposable, nitrile glove with textured fingertip, NightHawk is ideal for workers in automotive, electronic assembly, and security environments. Glove offers the least allergenic disposable nitrile protection with ESD and static-dissipative properties.

Best Manufacturing Write 313 on PE card

Gas detector

TS4000 intelligent toxic gas detector is a microprocessor-based transmitter designed to monitor toxic gases or oxygen deficiency and provide status indication and alarm outputs. Ideal applications are chemical, oil/gas, wastewater treatment, and other hazardous environments.

General Monitors Write 314 on PE card

Durable footwear

A line of industrial footwear features Power Technology System for comfort and durability. Thirteen models are available, including two lightweight models, two models with an air-circulation system, and a model with a heel protection system.

DeWALT Industrial Footwear Write 315 on PE card

Storage unit

The PIG twin IBC roll-top hardcover storage unit provides side-by-side protected storage of IBCs indoors, or outdoors, without the cost of two single units. Lockable doors and roll-top covers open from both sides, allowing easy access to contents.

New Pig Corp. Write 316 on PE card


Safety Series is a free lockout/-tagout product catalog, including rotating gate valve lockouts and electrical plug lockouts, adjustable cable lockouts, modular lockout kits, snap-on safety hasps, lockout wall stations, and identification tags and labels. To obtain a copy, call 800-308-9242 or visit the web site.

Master Lock Write 317 on PE card

The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2017 Top Plant.
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners in three categories.
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Annual Salary Survey

Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

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