Manufacturing technology orders fell to under $300 million in April 2019, which is a sharp decline compared to the previous month and April 2018.
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The June issue of AppliedAutomation discusses specifying performance and the importance of alarm management and process safety.
Omron donated a design and robotics laboratory to the University of Houston, which consists of workstations and equipment designed to give students the opportunity to prepare for real-world engineering challenges.
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Engineers are getting paid more, although fewer expect to get increases in 2019; top factors for determining job satisfaction are feeling of accomplishment, technical challenge, and financial compensation.
Think Again: The 2019 Control Engineering Career and Salary Survey includes questions on topics of concern, such as outsourcing, workforce, process improvement, cybersecurity, automation, and threats.
Career update: Top areas of advice offer by respondents to the 2019 Career and salary survey from Control Engineering, CFE Media and Technology, are education, attitude, engineering tips, and communications.
Penn State University researchers have developed a solid-electrolyte interphase (SEI) designed to increase energy density, performance, and safety for lithium batteries.
Rice University engineers have developed faster techniques to model atom-flat materials for bottom-up design.