SMRP's 18th Annual Conference is one of the world's largest gatherings of maintenance and reliability professionals. With over 50 sessions, 13 workshops and and three plant tours, the conference is designed to empower performance-driven professionals with the tools and solutions they need to advance their organizations and their careers.
Despite the uncertainty regarding the global economy and the maturing of the computerized maintenance management system/enterprise asset management (CMMS/EAM) software industry, companies from every sector continue to upgrade, replace, or buy new asset management software applications.
This exchange took place between Chris Beals, president of Air Systems Management, Inc. and author of "Storage volume for air compressors," and Ron Marshall, CET for Manitoba Hydro and a loyal fan of Plant Services magazine. To read the article in question, visit Storage volume for air compressors.
This week marked the first ever Manufacturing Week in the UK. Part of EEF's We Heart Manufacturing campaign, this historic event involved a series of regional and national events geared toward manufacturers, politicians, the media and anyone with a love for the industrial arts.
Looking for a solution to the skilled labor shortage and a reason to celebrate today? You’re in luck because today is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. According to the National Engineers Week Foundation, only 20% of engineering undergraduates are women, and only 10% of the engineering workforce is comprised...
What do you get when you cross a box of Lego blocks with industrial ingenuity? An air compressor, of course. YouTube is littered with videos of colorful, homemade air compressors in action. These awe-inspiring creations, crafted from the remnants of childhood, hopefully represent a rediscovered interest in engineering and design.
When I was a child growing up in the 1980’s, Barbie was a plastic reflection of the era. She wore neon hues, had huge shoulder pads, and wore sky-high heels to any occasion. She was too concerned with dating Ken and having girls’ night out with her sold-separately friends to...