Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering's five most-clicked articles from last week, Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014, including articles about high-voltage fault, apps for engineers, military veterans entering the manufacturing industry, the 2013 Salary Survey, and new Rockwell software.

03/03/2014


1. Sniffing out an intermittent high-voltage fault

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Application Update: Troubleshoot a high-voltage electrical fault and see recommended solutions.

2. Apps for Engineers: Parts and pricing, voltage measurements, mechanical formulas

CFE Media’s Apps for Engineers is an interactive directory of more than 170 engineering-related applications for Android and iOS operation systems, created by various companies. This month, gain access to a CTC controller, a parts and pricing app, wireless voltage measurements, and mechanical formulas.

3. To serve and to manufacture

Veterans are trained, disciplined, and task-oriented. They sound like just what manufacturing needs today. How do we get them into our ranks?

4. 2013 Salary Survey: New challenges for an aging workforce

Manufacturing seen as more secure, but needing more young workers

5. Software measures safety culture and compliance, advises of needed changes

Rockwell Automation Safety Maturity Index online software tool helps companies understand current level of safety performance and the steps needed to improve safety and profitability.

The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com during the week of Feb. 24 – March 2, 2014

- Jessica DuBois-Maahs, Jordan Schultz, associate content managers, CFE Media, jdmaahs@cfemedia.com, jschultz@cfemedia.com.

 



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