Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 30 to April 5
Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering's five most-clicked articles from last week, March 30 to April 5, including articles about Microsoft Windows XP, Mobius iVibe, Apps for Engineers, air compressor maintenance and leveraging 5S tools for Lean.
After April 8, Microsoft support for Windows XP ends. If you're still using it on April 9, there are extra precautions.
Lincoln Electric honored with Plant Engineering Top Plant award at Chicago event
CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS, created by various companies. We’ve organized apps by category, company, and type. This month, gain access to our file preview category.
The Compressed Air and Gas Institute offered its views on the issue of remote monitoring as part of its effort to educate its members and others who use compressed air.
Take advantage of existing resources as your organization ramps up its 5S capabilities – a key to lean and continuous improvement progress.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, March 30 to April 5, for articles published within the last two months.
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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.
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