The U.S. has always made Europe seem like a lazy man's paradise what with all of the holidays alotted to even the most menial of job positions. (According to a July 2008 article called â€œPutting In The Hoursâ€ in The Economist , Americans work 15 percent more hours on average than employees in the western European Union-assuming that a European were to work a â€œnormalâ€ 40-hour American workweek, the statistic would raise their week by six hours.)
Troubled projects are costing taxpayers millions, according to joint research conducted by ESI Intl., an organization specializing in project and program management performance improvement, and Independent Project Analysis (IPA), a project benchmarking company.
Tank buyers often make purchase decisions based on cost. Companies in the market to buy a tank or silo think about longevity-which translates into getting the most economical tank that lasts the longest time. .
Converted Organics, a company that diverts food waste from landfills to create an all-natural, organic liquid fertilizer, recently formed a strategic relationship with Simplot Partners, a proprietary fertilizer and turf maintenance product distributor.
Ideally suited for ethanol processing, blending and transfer applications, Blackmer ’s new ProVane® motor speed vane pump line incorporates self-adjusting vanes to eliminate efficiency-robbing slip, maintaining near original volumetric output capacity and consistency.
ChemSW Inc. recently unveiled TrainingLive, a new safety training program that can enable you to provide end-to-end environmental, health and safety training to staff to ensure compliance-based safety requirements are addressed.
Cardinal Scale recently launched its 825 Spectrum weight indicator with a full spectrum of rich colors and graphics on its 640- by 480-pixel interactive touch-screen backlit LCD.
HaydonKerk Motion Solutions is the result of 2 well-known linear motion companies-Haydon Switch & Instrument and Kerk Motion Products-uniting to offer a broad range of precision linear motion products.
All of the news of our country's current economic crisis makes me a little wary of my own financial state; I think more than anything, it is the sense of instability that worries me most.
TUV Rheinland Group has joined forces with Arizona State University (ASU) to create TUV Rheinland PTL LLC-a comprehensive state-of-the-art facility for testing and certification of solar energy equipment. This collaboration (a private venture) will be based in Tempe, AZ, which receives an average of 325 days of sunshine annually.
Dassault Systèmes has announced that the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), an organization that sets standards for the international marine and offshore industry, has selected the analysis capability of Abaqus finite element analysis (FEA) software from SIMULIA to assist in the evaluation of the structural strength of offshore drilling and production units.
The newest Orange County Chopper recently brought celebrity status to the process equipment industry with an innovative custom bike design inspired by plastics, pharmaceutical, chemical and food processing machinery.
September U.S. manufacturing technology consumption totaled $439.51 million, according to the Association For Manufacturing Technology (AMT) and the American Machine Tool Distributors' Association (AMTDA).
According to a new technical market research report, "Nutraceuticals: Global Markets And Processing Technologies" from BCC Research , the global market for nutraceuticals was worth $117.3 billion in 2007.
ASI Instruments and its line of dry bulk solids level detection and measurement instruments will be integrated into K-TEK Corp 's instrumentation portfolio.