To make sense of supply chain data requires consolidating the information into a central repository and then using tools or applications to pinpoint errors and inconsistencies. It also includes taking possible corrective actions that enhance overall quality and confidence in the raw information.
Can growth in the global chemical industry be sustained given recent economic headwinds? Find out from Dr. Thomas Kevin Swift, chief economist and managing director, Economics and Statistics, American Chemistry Council (ACC).
Allowing information to flow freely among applications and between offices and plant floors isnt a new concept, but it appears to be reaching a new level of reality, especially for maintenance and asset-management purposes.
By Paul Studbaker, CMRP, editor in chief, Plant Services
The compressed air industry is taking a step that will clear the air about the performance of its equipment. For the first time, many compressed air equipment manufacturers will submit their 50 hp to 200 hp lubricated rotary-screw compressors and 200 cfm to 1,000 cfm refrigerated air dryers to an independent laboratory for performance testing.