Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 18-24: Improving root cause analysis, anatomy of a greenfield plant, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, and more

Articles about improving root cause analysis, anatomy of a greenfield plant, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, transitional root cause analysis, and strategic management were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, September 18-24. Were you out? You can catch up here.

09/25/2017


Plant Engineering's top 5 most read articles from September 18-24, covered improving root cause analysis, anatomy of a greenfield plant, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, transitional root cause analysis, and strategic management. Link to each article below.Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 18-24: Improving root cause analysis, anatomy of a greenfield plant, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, and more

1. Seven reasons why your RCA is not getting results

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) can be a very powerful tool for eliminating defects and increasing efficiency and profits. Below are seven reasons why your RCA might not be working for you.

2. Anatomy of a greenfield plant

In March 2017, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) announced plans to build a $30 million manufacturing plant in South Point, Ohio, near Interstate 64 and along the Kentucky/Ohio border. In building a new facility, location and process improvements both mattered.

3. 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40

Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are honored to have discovered and to serve the 35 engineering professionals named as this year’s Engineering Leaders Under 40.

4. Transitional Root Cause Analysis

Discussing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) can be made easier using Shon Isenhour's tree diagram.

5. Strategic management: 8 steps to success

Bridging the gap between strategy and asset execution.

This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, September 18-24, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.



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