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Winning It At Home

November 4, 2009 4:30 am | Comments

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.

Help, I've Been Nerded

November 3, 2009 4:03 am | Comments

Embrace your inner nerd, geek or fitting intellectual stereotype with disregard for the negative connotation.

Taking Food Personally

November 2, 2009 5:03 am | Comments

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.


Winning A Fight With Tabasco (And Other Diversions)

October 30, 2009 6:27 am | Comments

B y Anna Wells, Editor, IMPO My friends and I like to play a lot of off-the-cuff word games.

United We Stand — Divided We ... Run?

October 28, 2009 5:43 am | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Chem.Info It’s not a new problem, per se. The need to


Sweet Side Of Recessions

October 26, 2009 6:07 am | Comments

The news is littered with recessionary success stories, and it's uplifting to see that many manufacturers have found a sweet spot in an otherwise sour economy.

Yeah, But Tesla Is So Much Cooler

October 21, 2009 7:35 am | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director, Manufacturing Group At the risk of losing my membership

A Bit Of The Index Whiplash

October 21, 2009 6:26 am | Comments

By Joel Hans, Associate Editor, IMPO First of all, I’d like to take the opportunity to introduce myself to all of IMPO ’s readers out there.


The Fuel Sell

October 20, 2009 4:56 am | Comments

By Luke Simpson, Associate Editor, Chem.Info It’s the culmination of over 40 years work, combining technology developed by NASA in the 1950s with cutting edge biofuel production techniques using purpose-built microorganisms.

Rebranding Vegas

October 19, 2009 5:53 am | Comments

I’m not sure if people will ever stop criticizing the food industry, or if Vegas will ever lose its bad boy image. But I think we are all capable of making our own decisions.

Lead, Don’t Follow

October 16, 2009 6:19 am | Comments

By Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director In attending the Pack & Process Expo shows, respectively, last week, a couple of key market dynamics became very obvious to me. The first is that true market leaders are very impatient. They don’t wait for regulations or legislation.

The Real Cost Of This Recession

October 14, 2009 4:55 am | Comments

By Mike Rainone, Co-Founder, PCDworks It’s finally gotten to me. I have given up on

Pack Expo Wrap-Up: Secret Services

October 12, 2009 12:24 pm | Comments

I noticed two prevailing trends at last week's Pack and Process Expos: The continued push for sustainable options and an overall attempt to help companies succeed despite the bad economy.

Starbuckling Down

October 12, 2009 6:11 am | Comments

By Anna Wells, Editor, IMPO Perhaps it’s because it’s one of the most visible brands out there, but Starbucks has been all up in my face in this recession.

Plastic Moves Up The Food Chain

October 8, 2009 1:08 pm | Comments

By Karen Langhauser, Editor-in-Chief, Food Manufacturing Right now, I’m on my way back from touring an 80,000-square-foot in-house post-consumer recycling center in West Virginia.


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