If you think your origami skills can’t be beat – try this: use the world’s thinnest material, make the origami fold and unfold itself and pack into your miniscule origami box enough hydrogen atoms to exceed future U.S. goals for hydrogen energy storage devices. Researchers from the University of Maryland have done all three.
In the dessert of Oman, the water used to drill for crude oil is being cleaned using only reeds, gravity, sunlight and hungry microbes.
Calvin Duane, of Canadian Natural, talks about the technology used to keep birds away from tailings ponds, ensuring the safety of the animals and that the ponds have minimal impact on their environment.
Take a look back at last year's INTERPHEX IPS Technology tours and gear up for this year's tours. On March 19th experts from IPS will guide groups around the show floor, visiting leading providers of equipment in Advanced Aseptic Technologies, Biomanufacturing, Inspection & Packaging, Modular Construction, and OSD Technologies.
Check out this video profile of Alcoa and ArcelorMittal, participants in the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Plants Challenge, to see how through the program companies have increased recycling efforts, dramatically reduced emissions and saved almost $20 million dollars a year in energy costs.
At his lab, Mehmet Atlar, Professor of Ship Hydrodynamics at Newcastle University, is working on new polymers that can be painted to the hulls of ships to prevent the build-up of various underwater slimes. It’s a bit like the non-stick surface of a frying pan, which prevents anything from adhering. By testing model ships in various conditions, Altar is already seeing results.
Women can make a critical difference in an industry in dire need of qualified skilled workers -- and they have the same opportunities as men to succeed and excel in the new world of manufacturing.
Ford Motor Company is piloting new software from Siemens, using Google Earth infrastructure, which facilitates virtual navigation within its assembly plants, helping the company improve communication, efficiency, globalization and standardization.
The Equipment Leasing and Finance Association, which represents the equipment finance sector, recently revealed its Top 10 Equipment Acquisition Trends for 2014. Given U.S. businesses will spend in excess of $1.5 trillion in capital goods or fixed business investment this year, these trends impact a significant portion of the U.S. economy.
Residents continue to line up for bottled water trucked in by the National Guard, while booms have been set up along the Elk River to contain the chemical spill that has contaminated the groundwater in nine West Virginia counties.
There's no arguing the facts: in California, manufacturing is a huge element of the state's economy. Now, California's community colleges are stepping up to the plate—educating folks about the manufacturing industry while preparing them for real job opportunities.
Years in the planning and now becoming a reality, the world's first Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) facility is under construction. Meet the team working on Prelude FLNG as they take you behind the scenes at this mega project.
At the American Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Summit top CEOs, including Chad Holliday of Bank of America and Eric Spiegel of Siemens USA, discuss the advantages that the U.S. offers for manufacturing, including the largest market in the world, low energy costs and a strong technology infrastructure.
Check out how Hammond's Candies makes candy-canes, marshmallows and caramels all by hand.
Bill Peterson, who has more than 30 years of experience in the aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) businesses, discusses his theories on turning wasted activity - time - into productive time. Are you making the most of your time?