While perusing a list of the Top Ten 'Most Popular' News Stories Of 2008 , compiled by Manufacturing.net , a few themes ring loud and clear as topics prevalent on the minds of manufacturing professionals.
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With one digester already in place, Schmack BioEnergy looks to expand the use of its technology for converting biowaste to energy. By Jeff Reinke There are plenty of clichés about how difficult situations can serve a useful purpose in pushing a company, team or individual forward.
MTS Systems ' Temposonics® R Series linear position sensors and Level-Plus® M Series transmitters are being incorporated into automation and control applications in the food and beverage industry due to high reliability, accuracy and compatibility with smart sensor networks such as DeviceNet.
Zero-Max Inc. , an ISO 9001-certified design and manufacturing company, introduces its composite disc couplings for the wind turbine industry.
It's hard to believe, but according to a recent post on BusinessWeek 's Web site, an Apple a day could help keep the unemployment numbers away. Per blogger Michael Mandel, the Apple iPod has created 13,920 engineering and retail jobs worth a combined total of $753 million in the U.S.
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.
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.
Industrial Water Reuse Can Increase Profits While Helping To Stave Off A Looming National Water Crisis
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), a food processing company, Battelle, a developer of new sciences and technology, and PolyOne Corp., a $2.7 billion polymer material and service provider, recently announced a collaborative effort to develop bio-based plasticizers that can be used to make softer, more flexible plastic products.