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America Makes, the World Breathes

January 28, 2013 11:45 am | by DREW GREENBLATT, President, Marlin Steel Wire Products LLC | Blogs | Comments

Amid President Obama’s emphasis on reaffirming a commitment to combat climate change, it might sound counter-intuitive, but bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. would help.

When Lightning Strikes Your Plant Floor

January 25, 2013 9:36 am | by John Amann, Vice President of First Aid & Safety, Cintas Corp. | Articles | Comments

Although there is no one-size-fits-all template for a disaster plan, your business can follow a few guidelines in order to create and implement a plan with ease.

How to Spot Counterfeit Food

January 23, 2013 10:25 am | by ABC News | Videos | Comments

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention has found rising numbers of fake ingredients in food products. ABC News reports on how to avoid food fraud.   


Embracing Technology for Recall Preparedness

January 22, 2013 11:27 am | by MIKE EDGETT, Director, Industry Marketing, Process Manufacturing, Infor | Blogs | Comments

Preparing for a product recall is a lot like preparing for a fire. Most hope that one will not occur, but still understand the importance of having a contingency plan. 

The Public Has Major Concerns about Fracking, Part 2

January 21, 2013 7:14 am | Blogs | Comments

Given the gridlock on Capitol Hill (like avoiding the fiscal cliff), Americans understand that it'll be up to the public to push the government on a truly clean-energy path.

The Public Has Major Concerns about Fracking, Part 1

January 21, 2013 4:16 am | Blogs | Comments

Americans are not opposed to more domestic energy production, but are unwilling to achieve it by sacrificing clean water, energy efficiency, and expanded wind and solar power.

277-Volt Bulbs

January 18, 2013 10:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics offers the LED-A19-10-E26 , a 120/277 VAC A19 LED bulb that serves as a replacement for standard 100-watt incandescent bulbs.

Explosion-Proof Lighting for Wastewater Treatment

January 18, 2013 5:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ has unveiled the HBLP-1MLED-SWAM stainless steel, swing arm-mounted, explosion-proof light for wastewater treatment plant applications.


Simple Ergonomic Steps to a More Productive Workplace

January 18, 2013 5:26 am | Blogs | Comments

Engineering controls to improve ergonomic risks may include changing the way parts and materials are transported or changing the process to reduce how workers are exposed to risk factors.

Do You Hear What I Hear?

January 14, 2013 11:59 am | Articles | Comments

To encourage effective hearing protection, Cintas has identified a checklist for selecting a hearing conservation partner for testing, training and hearing protection equipment.

Seeing Both Sides

January 14, 2013 11:26 am | by MIKE AUERBACH, Editor, Pharmaceutical Processing | Blogs | Comments

Doctors (hopefully) become doctors to help people, and when indicated drugs don’t work, they must feel anxious prescribing an alternative that is not indicated for treatment.

Use Less, Save More, Improve Outcomes

January 11, 2013 9:05 am | by DEB USA | Articles | Comments

GrittyFOAM, the first heavy-duty foaming hand cleanser with suspended scrubbers, is designed to handle tough industrial cleaning requirements without damage or irritation.

Training Courses with Improved Visuals

January 8, 2013 9:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

TPC Training Systems’ TPC Online™ fundamentals course will feature animations that offer highly detailed visual explanations of the safe and proper use of hand tools.


Five Pest Prevention Steps for Winter

January 3, 2013 12:05 pm | Articles | Comments

The weather outside isn’t the only thing that can be frightful during the winter — pests such as rodents, cockroaches, stored product pests, ants and flies can cause nightmares if spotted at food processing facilities.

Big Brother Takes the Wheel

January 2, 2013 4:02 am | Blogs | Comments

While I am all for the advancement of automobile safety, I wonder if placing black boxes in  a cars is stepping over the privacy boundary?

Should You Repair or Replace Your Boiler?

December 20, 2012 2:00 pm | by ANDY WALES, Clayton Industries, Inc. | Articles | Comments

Steam plays a key role at chemical processing plants — so a reliable, cost-effective and safe boiler is essential.

It’s Storm Season: Your Best Insurance Is Agility

December 17, 2012 11:37 am | by GLEN MARGOLIS, Founder & CEO, Steelwedge | Blogs | Comments

As businesses have had to sweep up and wring out after carnage to their bottom lines due to natural disaster, they’ve added insurance to their corporate risk mitigation strategies.

Explosion-Proof String Lights

December 14, 2012 11:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics LLC’s EPL-SL-10-LED one-hundred-watt, explosion-proof string lights are designed for operators needing to illuminate long hazardous areas, including tunnels.

BioFusion Fights Pathogens with Bio-Friends

December 13, 2012 9:29 am | by JIM LANE, Editor & Publisher, Biofuels Digest | Articles | Comments

The new generation of bio-based cleaners offer a deeper clean that roots out the residual pathogens that regenerate after traditional cleaning.

Shaking up the Soda Industry

December 13, 2012 7:51 am | by LINDSEY JAHN, Associate Editor, Food Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

Faced with a ban on large sugary beverages in New York City, the soda industry is looking to revamp its image with both consumers and nutrition advocates.

Wall of Fire after Gas Line Blast

December 12, 2012 8:59 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

A police car was forced to speed away from a wall of fire in Sissonville, WV, after a gas line explosion on Tuesday.  

Tough on Dirt, Easy on Hands

December 12, 2012 8:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Armchem Intl. Corp.’s Regal Plus heavy-duty hand cleaner washes away tough dirt and grime quickly, but leaves skin smooth as silk.

Santa Claus Is Public Enemy No. 1

December 12, 2012 7:34 am | by BENJAMIN L. ENGLAND, Founder & CEO, | Blogs | Comments

Since all imports must comply with U.S. Customs regulations, Santa’s activities are cause for both alert and action, especially as the number of gift-hungry American children grows.

On-Demand Labels a Win in Specialty Chemicals

December 11, 2012 10:33 am | Articles | Comments

Epson® Just-In-Time Color™ printers not only streamline fulfillment, but also assist in complying with the global harmonized system of labeling.

Food Safety in the Supply Chain, Part 2

December 7, 2012 5:13 am | by BARBARA LEVIN, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Customer Community, & DAN BERNKOPF, Vice President of Food Safety & Quality Applications, SafetyChain | Articles | Comments

Most food safety chain management solutions are able to receive data from various sources: from the field, from internal or third-party labs, and directly from equipment.

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