In an economy where manufacturers are struggling to stay afloat, some are also fighting to find ways to keep their workers employed.
Steam generators heat up faster, provide rapid response to load changes, are explosion proof, and create less heat and chemical loss.
Jeffrey Kaveney from Eriez Magnetics talks about how processors can choose the best inspection/vision systems, screeners or separators for their specific applications, and tricks for making it all fit on the plant floor.
Companies can go through the business process improvement (BPI) process on their own and get the same benefits that would come with hiring a pricey consultant.
Coil coatings can be used to comabt corrosion from environmental pollutants, but the wrong coating can reduce heat transfer capabilities and lead to higher energy bills.
Schott built its pharmaceutical packaging facility with twice the footprint necessary for existing operations. When advances in biotechnology created a demand for syringes, the company had room to install a state-of-the-art production line.
There is a real difference between back-up power and truly uninterruptible back-up power.
The measurement of sound can provide valuable clues to the gearbox operator, equipment manufacturer and/or gearbox supplier as to the condition of the unit in question.
The Chipotle Restaurant food chain is using polished concrete flooring for it's low maintenance requirements, sustainability and sanitary characteristics.
How Lone Star used ERP software to streamline operations within the business to optimize inventory, eliminate redundancy, improve communication and enhance efficiency.
A no-film-break stretch wrapping machine installed at the Buffalo Rock bottling company reduced line stoppages, operator intervention and film roll damage.
Effect of caffeine complexation on the photolysis of riboflavin in aqueous solution: a kinetic study.March 24, 2010 1:38 am | by Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) | Comments
The effect of caffeine complexation with riboflavin on the kinetics of riboflavin photolysis in the pH range 2.0-10.5 has been studied. The photolysis of riboflavin solutions (5x10(-5) M) was carried out in the presence of caffeine (0.5-2.5x10(-4) M) using a visible radiation...
Foreign companies fail because they do not understand the U.S. market and lack the long-term planning necessary to get established.
Rollon Corporation's Rick Wood discusses bearing jokes, one-piece flow, silly ways to make money and the further weakening of the dollar.
There are three important facets of machinery safety: Making appropriate use of machinery monitoring instrumentation; specifying machinery design features that contribute to safety; and developing a rigorous machinery safety culture with your staff.