Ergonomics is making sure that people are safe and are using the right equipment for the job at hand.
Robert Hafey, author of "Lean Safety, Transforming Your Safety Culture with Lean Management," talks about the strong connection between safety and lean.
Effective spill containment helps minimize environmental impacts inside and ouside a facility, and lessens the overall response time.
Industry experts jot down their perspectives on critical issues, such as speeding up line cleaning and changeover, as well as minimizing combustible dust hazards in powder bulk handling.
Nutra Manufacturing increased throughput on its nutritional supplement packaging line with the use of an Impulse size grader.
Choosing the most cost and energy efficient process control panel cooling solution from the many types available requires knowledge of their individual strengths and weaknesses, and the ability to match that to the operational environment.
A waste heat recovery system at the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority is expected to produce 4.4 million kW hours of electricity per year.
A look at how pressure, temperature and other operating variables affect the performance of heat exchangers.
Two OEM engineers explain how modular conveyor technology reduces the high maintenance and modification costs often associated with traditional conveyor systems.
Spiroflow builds a tailor-made low-loading bulk bag discharge system for a facility that demands a mini footprint, plus the power to operate within hazardous environments.
Unlike conventional steam generators, CFB power uses fluidization technology to mix and circulate the fuel particles with limestone as they burn in a low temperature combustion process.
As part of its compliance with a PepsiCo corporate mandate on resource conservation, the Quaker Oats Bridgeview Division food-manufacturing plant installed two Miura Boiler LX200 gas-fired steam boilers.
Investing in automation is one way to outmaneuver competitors and emerge from this recession in a much stronger strategic position.
Differentiation of monkey embryonic stem cells into hepatocytes and mRNA expression of cytochrome p450 enzymes responsible for drug metabolism: comparison of embryoid body for...January 21, 2010 12:38 pm | by Biol Pharm Bull | Comments
We investigated the effects of embryoid body (EB) forming conditions on the expression of hepatocyte marker genes such as alpha-fetoprotein, albumin and CYP7A1 in cells cultured on Matrigel-coated plates for 15 d. The expression levels of hepatocyte marker genes in the cells...