Training Products


Course leads to vibration analysis certification

Distance Learning Vibration Analysis Certificate Series has been developed to allow students to avoid travel. The programs in the series are designed to provide condition monitoring professionals with guidelines to enhance their knowledge. Practical material with meaningful exercises are presented for 3 to 4 hr every week for 12 weeks. There is an opportunity to interface with the instructor during the course.

NetexpressUSA, Inc. : TO VOTE, WRITE 53 ON BALLOT For more information, write 53 on card

Test measures multicraft knowledge

Multicraft Maintenance Trainee Test is for applicants or employees who have at least one year of mechanical and electrical training or experience. It is a 60-question test on seven categories including: hydraulics and pneumatics, welding and rigging, power transmission, lubrication, shop machines, tools, pumps, piping, motors, control circuits, schematics, print reading, electronics, computers, and test instruments.

Ramsay Corp. : TO VOTE, WRITE 74 ON BALLOT For more information, write 74 on card

Utility training is standardized

PowerSafe provides a fast and accurate way of verifying that power utility workers are trained and qualified. There is a central source for real-time records management, a sure way for companies to be certain that personnel working on their equipment are qualified. Benefits include: standardized training, reduced training time, and reduced time and expense of safety training auditing.

Safety Council : TO VOTE, WRITE 90 ON BALLOT For more information, write 90 on card

Measurement training covers English, metric

Measurement Methods computer-based training program describes measurement applications commonly required for day-to-day maintenance. Using both English and Metric systems, the program includes an interactive vernier caliper and animated instruction on micrometers and dial indicators. Fully narrated, the program covers basic shop math and a review of decimal and fraction conversion.

New Standard Institute : TO VOTE, WRITE 96 ON BALOT For more information, write 96 on card

Course teaches CMMS implementation

CMMS:elearning course is windows-based and is ideal for plant engineers and managers. With the help of this course, the user will develop an individualized action plan to improve maintenance productivity and quality, reduce downtime, monitor and improve employee productivity, reduce outside contract work, monitor and control maintenance costs, and design, justify, and implement a CMMS.

UNIK Maintenance Solutions LLC : TO VOTE, WRITE 100 ON BALLOT For more information, write 100 on card

Versatile projector shows all

MP-20 solid object/multimedia projector allows for the projection of documents, photographs, 3D objects, transparencies, PC/MAC images, videos, and X-rays from a single unit. With the push of a button it can switch from viewing information on a computer screen, to viewing a document laying on top of the projector, to viewing a presentation video. The unit has 2000 ANSI lumens of brightness.

Innovative Data Communications for Nippon Avionics Co., Ltd. : TO VOTE, WRITE 128 ON BALLOT For more information, write 128 on card

Evaluator suggests customized training

skills-accelerator is an online program that helps companies to determine what their employees don't know about their jobs and then identifies resources and tools to develop the employee in those areas. An analysis has been performed on job tasks that are commonly performed by technicians and electricians in a wide range of industries to determine the knowledge and skills required to properly perform each task.

Universal Technologies Interactive, Inc. : TO VOTE, WRITE 169 ON BALLOT For more information, write 169 on card

Training improves firestops, other containment

Facility Assurance Containment Team (FACT) program offers onsite support before, during, and after construction and renovation projects to help ensure compliance with local and national codes and standards. BASIC training provides step-by-step firestop training for contractors and inhouse personnel. The Firestop Installation Permit Program offers a simple, organized approach to managing firestop installation.

Hilti, Inc.: TO VOTE, WRITE 221 ON BALLOT For more information, write 221 on card

Top Plant
The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America.
Product of the Year
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
System Integrator of the Year
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.
November 2018
2018 Product of the Year finalists, mild steel welding: finding the right filler, and new technique joins aluminum to steel.
October 2018
Tools vs. sensors, functional safety, compressor rental, an operational network of maintenance and safety
September 2018
2018 Engineering Leaders under 40, Women in Engineering, Six ways to reduce waste in manufacturing, and Four robot implementation challenges.
October 2018
2018 Product of the Year; Subsurface data methodologies; Digital twins; Well lifecycle data
August 2018
SCADA standardization, capital expenditures, data-driven drilling and execution
June 2018
Machine learning, produced water benefits, programming cavity pumps
Summer 2018
Microgrids and universities, Steam traps and energy efficiency, Finding help with energy projects
October 2018
Complex upgrades for system integrators; Process control safety and compliance
November 2018
Analytics quantify processes, Fieldbus networking and IIoT, Choosing the right accelerometer

Annual Salary Survey

After two years of economic concerns, manufacturing leaders once again have homed in on the single biggest issue facing their operations:

It's the workers—or more specifically, the lack of workers.

The 2017 Plant Engineering Salary Survey looks at not just what plant managers make, but what they think. As they look across their plants today, plant managers say they don’t have the operational depth to take on the new technologies and new challenges of global manufacturing.

Read more: 2017 Salary Survey

The Maintenance and Reliability Coach's blog
Maintenance and reliability tips and best practices from the maintenance and reliability coaches at Allied Reliability Group.
One Voice for Manufacturing
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 Maintenance and Reliability Professionals Blog
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals an organization devoted...
Machine Safety
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
Research Analyst Blog
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Marshall on Maintenance
Maintenance is not optional in manufacturing. It’s a profit center, driving productivity and uptime while reducing overall repair costs.
Lachance on CMMS
The Lachance on CMMS blog is about current maintenance topics. Blogger Paul Lachance is president and chief technology officer for Smartware Group.
Material Handling
This digital report explains how everything from conveyors and robots to automatic picking systems and digital orders have evolved to keep pace with the speed of change in the supply chain.
Electrical Safety Update
This digital report explains how plant engineers need to take greater care when it comes to electrical safety incidents on the plant floor.
IIoT: Machines, Equipment, & Asset Management
Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies.
Randy Steele
Maintenance Manager; California Oils Corp.
Matthew J. Woo, PE, RCDD, LEED AP BD+C
Associate, Electrical Engineering; Wood Harbinger
Randy Oliver
Control Systems Engineer; Robert Bosch Corp.
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
Design of Safe and Reliable Hydraulic Systems for Subsea Applications
This eGuide explains how the operation of hydraulic systems for subsea applications requires the user to consider additional aspects because of the unique conditions that apply to the setting
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