When Steve Asselin, a project manager and specialist in automated test measurement, came to Heat Transfer Products Inc., his initial assignment was to design a production line for the company's Munchkin water heaters.
It's likely the light bulbs in your home came from one glass plant in central Kentucky. Nearly 10 percent of all glass bulbs used to make incandescent light bulbs in the world is manufactured at this Philips Lighting plant.
Clark-Reliance, Strongsville, OH, offers insight into the level indication and control, sight flow indication, and separation industries at its redesigned Web site.
Labelmaster, Chicago, a manufacturer of regulatory and hazardous materials compliance products, has added 20 new products to its Spring Hazmat Source catalog, mostly in UN packaging, labels, placards/markings, and spill control.
A new catalog on flexible hose, ducting, and accessories for a wide range of applications involving air, dust, fumes, and light material transport is being offered by Flexaust Co. Inc. of Warsaw, IN.
AC-operated high-speed feeders are featured in a free brochure offered by Eriez of Erie, PA.
Elobau Sensor Technology Inc., Lake Bluff, IL, is highlighting its machine guarding products in a new brochure.
North Safety Products, Cranston, RI, is offering a chemical resistance guide to provide advice for choosing chemical handling gloves.
Metso Automation, Northborough, MA, has developed a series of training videos for its popular Valvcon actuators and board options.
Midland Manufacturing, Skokie, IL, a leader in railroad tank car safety valves and equipment, is offering a brochure detailing its valve remanufacturing program, created to give customers the ability to have used rail tank car valves restored to like-new condition while providing data to manage planned maintenance intervals.
Inpro/Seal Co., Rock Island, IL, reports it's producing nearly 40,000 bearing isolators per month and anticipates it will manufacture 100,000 per month in the near term.
A free video from the IFH Group, Rock Falls, IL, offers information on a storage and dispensing system for industrial fluids.
Swagelok Co., Solon, OH, offers more than 1 million detailed product and CAD drawings on its web site.
No one knows whether or not ethanol despite the renewable fuels thresholds set forth in the Energy Policy Act of 2005 will ever become the first choice among motor fuels consumers. But there is no arguing that ethanol, in some form, will continue to be a major player in the powering of the nation's on-road vehicles.
Gold is glittering in the fields of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, North and South Dakota, and many other states, but it's not precious metal. It's corn destined to be processed into ethanol fuel. This boom, which began in the Midwest, is now spreading to many other sections of the country.