Industry projections state that the automation marketplace could top $95 billion by the end of next year, a large portion of which can be attributed to investments that processors may need to make in order to stay competitive as the industry expands its global operating parameters.
In the mad race to compensate for a waning economy that has especially upset the manufacturing sector, plant managers are opting for more operational efficiencies, whether through equipment or a transformation in standard operating procedures.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Production from the nation's factories, mines and utilities rose more than expected in July, with the first gain in nine months driven by increased output from auto companies. The increase provides more evidence that the worst recession since World War II is easing.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Daehan Solutions employees have filed suit in Lowndes County accusing the Hyundai supplier of operating a hazardous workplace because of chemicals in the air at the Alabama plant. The 93 workers filed the suit Wednesday against Daehan and 28 other defendants.
August 14, 2009 PHOENIX (AP) - An Arizona sheriff who has aggressively cracked down on illegal immigration sent deputies into a Phoenix paper plant where they arrested 44 employees suspected of identity theft or immigration violations.
Aget Manufacturing Co. recently unveiled a series of HEPA filters that, when added to the company’s filter units, create a third stage of cleaning, so heated or conditioned air can be safely re-circulated back into a building.
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By Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info The Apple Insider reported on Thursday that Apple is working on new technologies that would make touch-screen devices like the iPhone easy to use and read in unstable industrial applications.
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DEBORAH JIAN LEE AP Energy Writer - August 13, 2009 WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - DuPont said Thursday its finance chief will move to a new role and its chief operating officer will retire as the chemical maker consolidates 23 businesses into 14, in a bid to streamline its business.
Brooks Instrument has released a family of direct liquid injection (DLI) vaporizer solutions. Designed for reliable liquid vaporization, the vaporizers employ heated gas, rather than a hot metal surface, to accomplish liquid vaporization.
The iQUBE.2™ smart junction box from Rice Lake Weighing Systems can update up to 200 times per second on multi-channels. According to the company, it is the fastest model on the market, has an unmatched reaction time and is highly accurate.
You can find ultrasound in several industrial processes, but the trend toward using sonochemistry (driving and accelerating chemical reactions through the application of ultrasonic energy) for size reduction and oil processing applications is garnering the most attention these days.
Drought conditions, rising water costs and effluent restrictions are forcing plant operators to consider more sustainable technologies for treating facility water. In the case of cooling water treatment, chemical solutions have traditionally been used to control scale, corrosion and bacteria.