Tools and welding


Blind riveting

A catalog showcases a complete range of blind riveting products and technical information. It includes a complete troubleshooting guide, rivet and tool selection process guides, and a full portfolio of POP riveting systems. Each product contains an easy-to-read chart with a full range of product information such as rivet size, combination of body and mandrel materials, and part numbers.

Emhart Technologies Write 306 on PE card

Solve bolting problems

Solutions to Bolting Problems catalog contains technical information on mechanical stud/bolt tensioners including high-temperature designs, updated installation and removal procedures, and many application examples. Supernut Tensioners retrofit to existing nuts and bolts and require only hand torque wrenches to tension bolts tighter than any other method.

Superbolt, Inc. Write 307 on PE card

HVAC tools

A 2004 Imperial tube working and refrigeration service tools catalog is contained on a self-starting mini-CD. Added this year is an invention submission form for those inventors who would like to submit new tool or product ideas.

Stride Tool, Inc. Write 308 on PE card

Adhesives for maintenance

Catalog describes products and adhesives for maintenance and repair. It illustrates surface preparation and product use and describes epoxy, urethane, and methacrylates-based products for metal, rubber, concrete, and other surfaces.

Devcon Write 309 on PE card


Tool supply catalog offers more than 45,000 industrial hardware components including handwheels, handles, knobs, spring and ball plungers, leveling pads, clamps, fasteners, switches, and more.

Reid Tool Supply Co. Write 310 on PE card

The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2015 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.
Pipe fabrication and IIoT; 2017 Product of the Year finalists
The future of electrical safety; Four keys to RPM success; Picking the right weld fume option
A new approach to the Skills Gap; Community colleges may hold the key for manufacturing; 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control room technology innovation; Practical approaches to corrosion protection; Pipeline regulator revises quality programs
The cloud, mobility, and remote operations; SCADA and contextual mobility; Custom UPS empowering a secure pipeline
Infrastructure for natural gas expansion; Artificial lift methods; Disruptive technology and fugitive gas emissions
Power system design for high-performance buildings; mitigating arc flash hazards
VFDs improving motion control applications; Powering automation and IIoT wirelessly; Connecting the dots
Natural gas engines; New applications for fuel cells; Large engines become more efficient; Extending boiler life

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

Maintenance and reliability tips and best practices from the maintenance and reliability coaches at Allied Reliability Group.
The One Voice for Manufacturing blog reports on federal public policy issues impacting the manufacturing sector. One Voice is a joint effort by the National Tooling and Machining...
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals an organization devoted...
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Maintenance is not optional in manufacturing. It’s a profit center, driving productivity and uptime while reducing overall repair costs.
The Lachance on CMMS blog is about current maintenance topics. Blogger Paul Lachance is president and chief technology officer for Smartware Group.
The maintenance journey has been a long, slow trek for most manufacturers and has gone from preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance.
This digital report explains how plant engineers and subject matter experts (SME) need support for time series data and its many challenges.
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.
Maintenance Manager; California Oils Corp.
Associate, Electrical Engineering; Wood Harbinger
Control Systems Engineer; Robert Bosch Corp.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
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