Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 27-December 3: IIoT, 2018 manufacturing predictions, Plant Engineering at 70, and more

Articles about IIoT, 2018 manufacturing predictions, Plant Engineering at 70, mobile robot safety, and solar powered gas distribution were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, November 27-December 3. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media December 1, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 27-December 3Plant Engineering’s top 5 most read articles from November 27-December 3 covered IIoT, 2018 manufacturing predictions, Plant Engineering at 70, mobile robot safety, and solar powered gas distribution. Link to each article below.

1. Connect the physical with the digital

Leaders say, don’t let culture impede technology progress with the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

2. Organization outlines 10 manufacturing predictions for 2018

IDC’s top 10 manufacturing predictions for 2018 focus on topics such as ecosystems, embedded intelligence, the IT/OT convergence, supply chain advances, and intelligent assets.

3. Plant Engineering at 70

Taking a look back at the last 70 years of Plant Engineering. In retrospect, it is easy to see that even as technology changes, the same challenges remain.

4. Industrial mobile robot safety standards on the forefront

Mobile robot standards are evolving to keep up with the rapid developments on the plant floor and to help ensure workers and companies are safe going forward.

5. Powering gas distribution SCADA with the sun

A multi-phase project led to a customized, cost-effective, reliable solar-powered automated gas distribution regulator monitoring system from Huffman Engineering, which improved the safety of Nebraska’s Metropolitan Utilities District (MUD) gas system.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, November 27-December 3, for articles published within the last two months.

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