For chemical processing facilities LED's can be a solution to concerns about energy efficiency, cost efficiency and overall lighting performance when building new and retrofitting old plants. In an effort to investigate their potential further, Chem.Info sat down with Andrew Struhs and Devin Sikorski from Dialight, to talk about LED's benefits for processors.
Berry Plastics Corp. plans to close five of its manufacturing plants next year in response to weak demand for the company's plastic containers and packaging.
The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been returned to service after crews completed some planned maintenance work there this week.
General Electric Co. said it will close a northern New York electrical capacitor plant that employs about 200 workers.
Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group announces its new custom dial face design and manufacturing service.
It's costly, risky and dependent on technologies that have yet to be fully developed. A decades-long journey filled with unknowns lies ahead for Japan, which took a small step this week toward decommissioning its crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant.
Hoffman Vortex A/C Enclosure Coolers for hazardous locations keep electrical equipment cool, clean and protected with compressed air.
The Torrent 200, a new 3D water jet head from NLB Corp., combines high flow with high horsepower to increase the efficiency of tank, tote and reactor cleaning.
Brenda Nader, a senior product supply manager at Kimberly-Clark Professional, a provider of hygiene, safety, and productivity solutions, brings her expertise to a few questions about facility safety. Read on for her insights on injury prevention and risk management on the plant floor.
What if you learned funding for capital equipment required to keep your plant running in coming years was soon going to be extremely hard to find? Would you hit the panic button? The situation manufacturers are facing when it comes to their most critical asset – people – is nearly as dire.
The Illinois Pollution Control Board will decide this week whether to give a Houston company extra time to install pollution controls at five Illinois coal-fired power plants, a scenario that underscores the uncertainty facing an industry squeezed by environmental regulations and competition from natural gas.
Work began today to remove nuclear fuel rods from a heavily damaged reactor building at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant. It's the first major step toward decommissioning the plant, a decades-long process fraught with uncertainty and challenges.
Swagelok Company introduces the new High-Volume Swaging Unit to increase safety and productivity for the oil and gas, alternative fuel and general industries.
The nation's largest public utility is shuttering eight coal-fired boilers at plants in Alabama and Kentucky and more reductions could be in store over the next few years.
Authorities are investigating the cause of an early Friday explosion and fire at a southern Mississippi refinery that killed one worker and injured another.
Martin Silo Solutions eliminate the need for confined space entry and hazardous cleaning techniques for blocked vessels and plugged discharge chutes, allowing the material to be recaptured and returned to the process stream.
New High Durability Cables from Balluff help prevent downtime and replacement for physical, washdown, temperature and weld slag situations.
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Check out some of the latest in high tech manufacturing, including the manufacturing software environment and its growing ability to gather and analyze more data, manufacturing automation's march to dominate the plant floor, the importance of reliable material handling information to track the plant of the future, and the cost-saving implications of monitoring and managing facility energy usage.
North Dakota's Land Board has awarded $12.2 million in state grants to fire departments and emergency medical services providers in North Dakota's oil-production region.
Three Tesla Motors employees were injured after an aluminum casting press failed at its San Francisco Bay Area factory.
ABB Robotics has introduced the IRB 6700 robot family, its seventh generation of large industrial robots for spot welding, material handling and machine tending.
Chris Cole, founder and CEO of Intelligrated shares his passion and insights for devising new philosophies and methods for addressing some of the issues facing U.S. manufacturers. Does your company have strategies for recruiting and retaining quality employees?
A new Dust Hood for Flexicon Bulk Bag Dischargers contains spillage and dust that can escape through seams in the bag and folds in the spout.