Editor Mike Hockett discusses how publication of OSHA violations could have already changed under the Trump administration.
Mike Hockett
3.1.2017
2:37pm
Managing Editor Rachelle Blair-Frasier takes a tour inside the new Platinum LEED-Certified maintenance facility at Madison WI’s Sewerage District.
Rachelle Blair-Frasier
3.1.2017
2:35pm
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See how drones could be the ideal tool when it comes to improving maintenance operations at your facility.
Rachelle Blair-Frasier
3.1.2017
2:34pm
Top safety expert Todd Grover discusses the newly unveiled ANSI/ASSE Lockout, Tagout and Alternative Methods standards.
Rachelle Blair-Frasier
3.1.2017
2:32pm
A trio of staff and contributed articles take a look at the state of manufacturing jobs and the key issues affecting the industry.
Mike Hockett, Rachelle Blair-Frasier
3.1.2017
2:28pm
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Daniel Waldron takes a look at common industrial facility myths and how determining fact from fiction could be pivotal to purchasing decisions.
Daniel Waldron
3.1.2017
2:20pm
Johanna Baril reviews the impacts of water hammers and how to solve issues surrounding premature wear and tear on pipes, tubing, pumps and more.
Johanna Baril
3.1.2017
2:16pm
IMPO's January/February Digital Edition features a tour inside automotive technology-maker Ficosa's new state-of-the-art plant in Cookeville, TN. Also included are two Maintenance Matters articles on how to protect your plant and its assets from...
Mike Hockett, Rachelle Blair-Frasier
2.3.2017
7:14am
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Editor Mike Hockett discusses the importance of maintenance in the home and in the manufacturing world.
Mike Hockett
1.31.2017
11:11am
IMPO takes a tour inside automotive technology-maker Ficosa's new state-of-the-art plant in Cookeville, TN.
Abbey Dean
1.31.2017
11:07am
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Antony Parsons discusses how flash arc safety programs that incorporate "safety by design" are the most effective in mitigating hazards.
Antony Parsons
1.31.2017
11:05am
Julie Holmquist outlines how Vapor Phase Corrosion Inhibitor (VpCI) technology offers unique advantages in corrosion prevention strategies.
Julie Holmquist
1.31.2017
11:01am
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George Wang and Jack Dovenbarger examine the benefits of pneumatic actuators without springs. 
George Wang, Jack Dovenbarger
1.31.2017
10:57am
Scott Turner reviews how to upgrade maintenance operations with improved efficiency, quality and reduced overhead.
Scott Turner
1.31.2017
10:53am
Lubrication specialist Chris Kniestedt discusses why proper lubrication is an important part of preventative maintenance. 
Chris Kniestedt
1.31.2017
10:48am
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IMPO's November/December Digital Edition features editor Mike Hockett's October logistics press trip throughout the Netherlands, where he toured supply chain companies and facilities. Also included is an article about putting tiered maintenance to work...
Mike Hockett
10.31.2016
4:50pm
Editor Mike Hockett recaps his recent press trip around logistics companies and facilities in the Netherlands.
Mike Hockett
10.25.2016
2:42pm
GE product manager Tom Michalowski discusses clamp-on flow meters in-depth and their many benefits.
Tom Michalowski
10.25.2016
2:40pm
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John Bernet examines how to leverage new smart tools and work practices to maximize shrinking maintenance resources.
John Bernet
10.25.2016
2:36pm
Day & Zimmerman plant services director Ryan Donald discusses three key factors that lead to factory accidents, and how to change them.
Ryan Donald
10.25.2016
2:32pm
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Editor Mike Hockett discusses his trip to the Netherlands on a logistics press trip.
Mike Hockett
10.25.2016
2:24pm
Daniel Blaine Peters outlines how electricians can troubleshoot a measurable current imbalance after installing a variable frequency drive.
Daniel Blaine Peters
10.25.2016
1:49pm
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IMPO's October Digital Edition features a piece from Snap-on about the importance of tethering tools when working at height. This issue's Onsite feature is on Milwaukee-based Clock Shadow Creamery, a rare urban cheese factory. Also included are best-...
Mike Hockett
10.7.2016
9:28am
A drying system customized for specialty manufacturing applications is considered by many people to be one of the vital parts of any successful manufacturing business. Learn good maintenance and housekeeping procedures to help operators minimize or...
Christopher McElroy
9.30.2016
1:09pm
Snap-on Industrial's John Martell explains how when working at height, your personal protective equipment routine should include tethering your tools. Does it?
John Martell
9.30.2016
1:05pm
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Brother Gearmotors' Juan Avalos-Vasquez discusses the features to look for in a high-performance gearmotor, which can serve many substantial benefits to your plant operations.
Juan Avalos-Vasquez
9.30.2016
1:02pm
Learn how one large industrial facility designed its waste stream technology to control the cost of complying with environmental regulations.
Anna Koperczak
9.30.2016
12:59pm
Besides safety risks, defects in power stations often result in cost-intensive remediation measures and temporary loss of power production. Hans Christian Schröder explains the pros and cons of different methods of power station maintenance strategies.
Hans Christian Schröder
9.30.2016
12:56pm
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See how Monroe, WA improved its sludge handling capabilities and reduced their downtime by replacing double disc pumps with progressive cavity pumps with smart conveying technology.
Scott Hoff
9.30.2016
12:52pm
Learn the story of Clock Shadow Creamery, which set up shop in Milwaukee in 2012 and continues to thrive as one of the country's rare urban cheese factories.
Meagan Parrish
9.30.2016
12:42pm
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IMPO editor Mike Hockett recaps his first experience at the recent International Manufacturing Technology Show in September, and discusses his early October trip to The Netherlands, where he toured a handful of logistics and supply chain facilities.
Mike Hockett
9.30.2016
12:38pm
Machines with rotating parts vibrate, and measuring why and how much those parts vibrate can tell you a lot about the health of a machine. Consider the rumble of worn bearings or the shaking, shimmying or thumping of loose, misaligned or unbalanced parts...
John Bernet
9.7.2016
5:55pm
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Pneumatic or electric? It’s not a new question. The merits of each have long been subject to discussion, but a fair amount of confusion continues to exist about which makes more sense for what. Bimba Manufacturing's product manager Gil Guajardo explains.
Gil Guajardo
9.7.2016
5:51pm
Best-in-class manufacturing companies are already succeeding in managing data, mining it for useful insights and utilizing it to transform their businesses. Here are two straightforward ways real-time data analytics can boost your plant’s processes and...
Bill Kenworthy
9.7.2016
5:45pm
While the effects of poor power quality are subtle to detect, they can have an astronomical effect on a plant’s bottom line. Learn how to know if you have a power quality issue and how to address it.
Mike Nagy
9.7.2016
5:37pm
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One of the most significant ways to save on utilities in industrial facilities is by using water effectively. Learn tips on how to cut costs on your water bill and see success story examples from manufacturers.
Yaskawa
9.7.2016
5:33pm
If you are about to make a significant investment in a lighting retrofit, relight or redesign, performing your due diligence will help you develop the right lighting solutions that will ensure you achieve your lighting and financial goals.
Mark Bryan
9.7.2016
5:21pm
Inspired by many conversations with vice presidents and other key energy decision-makers, this article helps debunk some of the commonly held assumptions about energy costs that prevent many executives from realizing the full benefits of energy...
John DuPont
9.7.2016
5:02pm
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Learn the story of Elyria, OH-based toolmaker RIDGID, which has roots dating back to 1923 when it released its iconic pipe wrench. Learn how the company has continued to innovate and adapt while maintaining its core values.
Bethe Croy
9.7.2016
4:55pm
Creating an equipment bill of materials (EBOM) for an asset should be quite easy, so why do so many organizations fail to create them? EBOMs should be just as important as production BOMs. Here's a few tips to get started.
Scott Hoff
9.7.2016
4:51pm
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