Preventive measures are the best defense against many dangers in a processing plant, including dust explosions. By Gary Q. Johnson
By Bill Fleming Over the past few years, Congress, the media and grass-roots security groups have been increasingly scrutinizing the chemical industry.
Eco-printed products company Pixxlz is thinking of changing its tag line from "We Print Green" to "Our Product Is Crap."
When I started scripting this column the day before President Obama's inauguration, I began writing the introductory paragraph several times, but kept running head-first into a wall.
The Jet Pulverizer Co. of Moorestown, NJ, is now working with African Explosives Ltd., which is located in South Africa, to produce the finest high-purity material for its silicon metal detonator fuses.
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.