Recent Articles

June 18, 2014 1:00 am
Christopher D. Gates, Asst. Reactor Maintenance Officer on the USS Nimitz
The USS Nimitz is one of the Navy’s nuclear powered aircraft carriers classified as a super carrier and the lead ship of its class. With only two locations in the world that can handle its dry dock maintenance needs, the carrier needs to schedule maintenance activities over two years out. This offshore application offers maintenance best practices that any manufacturer should consider.
June 16, 2014 1:00 am
Christina Chatfield, Marketing Communications Manager, HARTING USA
Electricity is a crucial component in commercial and industrial environments because many business processes rely on electric-powered equipment. The prevalence of electrical equipment in the workplace can become an occupational hazard without safety awareness and precautionary practices in place. 
June 12, 2014 1:00 am
Tia Nowack, Associate Editor, IMPO Magazine
When applied correctly, adhesives and sealants can improve equipment reliability, lower operating costs, and save large amounts of time and money. To ensure that you’re using these products correctly, it’s important to understand the differences in various adhesives, how long they last, and what changes are coming. 
June 4, 2014 1:00 am
David Pate, Ken Van Winkle, Steve Weise, Keith Yeater
Operating executives looking to produce a wider variety and higher volume of products may think it’s time to expand the plant or invest in new equipment. But in many cases, they can improve their current output from their existing machinery. Learn how faster setup times and improved equipment performance can translate into increased capacity, more flexibility, reduced lead time and costs, and better quality and speed. 
June 5, 2014 1:00 am
Jerry Wanichko, Director of Consulting Operations T.A. Cook Consultants, Inc.
Sustainable improvement has recently become a buzzword for manufacturers. Change has been implemented, processes updated and teams successfully trained to use them. And yet, somewhere along the way, old habits rear their ugly heads, improvements begin to slip away and managers struggle to motivate a previously enthusiastic workforce.
June 6, 2014 1:00 am
Jon Minnick, Associate Editor, Manufacturing Business Technology
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 12th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 60th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
June 9, 2014 1:00 am
Tim Robertson, Vice President, Marketing & Sales U.S., DHL Global Forwarding
DHL Global Forwarding held its first annual U.S. Chemicals Supply Chain Conference last month to discuss the challenges, security and various global economic factors pushing the industry’s growth in Europe and shale gas production in the U.S. Chem.Info sat down with Tim Robertson to talk more about this projected growth and how companies can prepare for it. 
June 9, 2014 5:03 pm
Jeff Reinke, Editorial Director
Ranging from feedstock such as used antifreeze to applications that include aerospace coatings, ORG CHEM Group has thrived by finding unique and profitable ways to recycle and repurpose what many saw as simply chemical byproducts, or even waste.
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