We cannot transition into a manufacturing-free, post-industrial service economy without enormous problems.
The reccurring challenge for us right now is the same that many of you might be encountering - how to fully embrace the need to continuously improve and, excuse the cliché, take that next step.
I like to consider myself a true connoisseur of irony. So the circumstances regarding a recent article that our esteemed colleague Meaghan Ziemba forwarded on was not lost on me.
By Mike Rainone, Co-Founder, PCDworks To offer an alternative to my usual rant, this month I thought I'd share some hard-earned insights with those of you who have an insane itch to develop, manufacture, and sell your own products.
By David Mantey, Editor, PD&D Professionally, I’ve always considered myself a fairly progressive and forward-looking individual.
We keep an eye on things that seem to be flying under the radar, one example of which is wireless plant technology.
A small tax on sugary beverages would not affect the pocketbooks of occasional soda-drinkers, but it could curb the kind of excessive soda consumption that leads to obesity.
By Anna Wells, Editor, IMPO Although it’s an instance that is becoming more and more rare as we grow older and our responsibilities increase, my friends and I like to get together on the occasional weekend night and spend hours at a long, lavish dinner out.
By Casey Whelan, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, U.S. Energy Services As Congress moves toward implementing a mandatory carbon dioxide (CO2) compliance system, and a cap and trade market, manufacturers need to evolve to keep up with the changing risks and opportunities.
By Krystal Gabert, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing (FM) Walking through the Worldwide Food Expo several weeks ago, I was struck most by the adaptability of the suppliers with whom I spoke.
The environmental benefits of "green" products are at times hazy, maybe even pseudo-green. How can individual/commercial consumers rely on green labeling to make purchasing decisions.
Clorox is ahead of the game with its announcement to stop using chlorine to produce its consumer products. The chemical industry could be moving towards an ecosystem with centralized high-security facilities and satellite plants.
By Karen Langhauser, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing I’m trying hard not to blame myself for the Yankees’ Game 5 World Series loss. In my defense, the Yankees’ starting lineup was sans Posada, Matsui and Cabrera. AJ Burnett was pitching on short rest.
Embrace your inner nerd, geek or fitting intellectual stereotype with disregard for the negative connotation.
By Karen Langhauser, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing While barbecuing the other day with my sister (more accurately, while our significant others were barbecuing and we were watching) I was attempting to look busy by examining a package of Martin’s potato rolls.