The energy efficiency market is rapidly evolving to include no-first-cost financing options that finally enable companies to implement projects that not only have deeper energy savings with longer paybacks, but also improve the bottom line and the sustainability of their operations.
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Amazon.com is already cracking same-day delivery. Next up: getting your package delivered quicker than a pizza? The online retailer is working on a way to get customers their goods in 30 minutes or less — by drone.Amazon.com said it's working on the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project in its research and development labs.
Construction on the factory stopped in August 2011 when Mamtek failed to make a required bond payment. Since then, more than a dozen lawsuits have been filed to assign blame for bondholder losses, including a criminal case pending against former Mamtek CEO Bruce Cole.
We find that many plants are now undergoing expensive retrofits because future needs were not appropriately considered. Not only are retrofits expensive, but if new equipment is not sized and sequenced effectively, it can significantly affect your energy costs.
A judge has given a dose of cold water to Sriracha, ruling Tuesday that the factory that manufactures the trendy hot sauce must partially shut down after neighbors complained of the spicy smells it was producing.
More places to "refuel" would diminish worries of getting stranded with a dead battery, and widespread adoption of the cars would help the state meet ambitious air quality goals. Instead of Californians plugging in, however, progress has been plugged up: 110 of the 1,040 stations that NRG committed to installing by early December are ready.
Coatings can play a role in reducing energy loads, especially peak energy loads in many buildings, but they also offer benefits in terms of service life extension, fire retardancy, reducing the heat-history of the underlying membrane and insulation, improve traffic resistance, increase friction for safety, preserve impact resistance, help shed water or even be part of a waterproofing system.
Take a quick tour of the Portland Bolt shop and follow an order of large anchor bolts through the manufacturing process. This video includes shearing, hot forging, threading, and galvanizing. Find out what it takes to make an order of large, custom bolts.
In the past ten years, Morton Manufacturing has grown from approximately $40,000 a month in sales to more than $2,000,000 per month. This included sales to all of the largest jet engine builders in the world.
New manufacturing techniques, such as M2M, have recently begun to rely on remote wireless monitoring to improve safety and reliability conditions. Gone are the days of maintenance pros climbing ladders or placing their hands in turbines to collect machinery health information — instead, information is sent to a central repository and analyzed by analysts 24/7 so maintenance personnel fix only the equipment that needs attention.
Local media outlets report that leaders of the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers Local 332 held a news conference Sunday to announce that GE had rejected the union's offer to cut 10 percent of the workforce at the plant in Fort Edward, 45 miles north of Albany.
The cast aluminum base, rated at 40,000 PSI tensile strength, provides excellent support even in demanding applications while reducing overall weight significantly.
Environmentally friendly Morse drum handlers offer optional batteries that contain no lead, no acid, create no gasses during charge, and are lighter than lead-acid batteries.
Based on the existing Superfoam® product, the new Superfoam Plus® with its full ¾” thick softer material is the latest in high performance anti-fatigue floor mats from Superior taking comfort and ergonomic support to the next level.
In this issue, we tour a corn milling facility in Missouri, discuss new maintenance technologies, highlight some products from the National Safety Council's Congress & Expo, and talk to experts about hand safety in the manufacturing industry.
BURNDY has released a new Hydraulic Pole Saw Light Weight (HPS-LW) series. This new series is lighter, more ergonomic and robust than previous versions.
Fastems FPC is a cost-effective solution to automate horizontal machining centers. The product family covers pallet sizes from 400 mm to 1250 mm and workloads from 750 kg to 7500 kg.
The WAL-WBC-2X300LED portable LED work area light cart from Larson Electronics is a versatile and powerful lighting system that provides high power illumination in an easy to deploy design.
In the spring of 1996, 20 producers, land-owners, and businessmen in Missouri developed a local cooperative called AgraMarke, in order to pool the group’s knowledge and resources to grow non-GMO grains. AgraMarke grew to 350 producers in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, and Iowa. In June 2001, the group established LifeLine Foods, LLC.
Different manufacturing businesses face different business challenges depending on product sets, competitive dynamics, supply chains and customer trends in a given market. But when it comes to reducing the costs of existing products, they share some very similar challenges.
Conval offers over 12,000 configurations of Clampseal® Y, angle and T-pattern globe stop, check, and stop check valves.
Ergodyne announced a refresh of their ProFlex® Gel Knee Pad Series as well as the addition of two new models: the ProFlex® 344 Broad Cap Injected Gel Knee Pad with Articulating Straps and the ProFlex® 349 Broad Cap Lightweight Gel Knee Pad.
There are actually multiple barriers including cultural, environmental and technological, challenges that can affect timely and effective decision-making in a crisis situation. Among the most common cultural barriers are different languages spoken by people in the facility.
The Model PT-110 Non-Contact Laser Tachometer is a simple to use, ergonomic, rugged test instrument that operates with optical laser technology.
Spectronics Corporation’s WATER-GLO™ Series fluorescent dyes are now NSF Certified and registered to meet food-grade processing requirements for category codes G7, GX and HTX-2.
Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) has officially started series production of the Volvo S60L at its manufacturing plant in Chengdu, China. The production start is another important milestone in Volvo Cars’ transformation journey and the establishment of China as the company’s second home market.
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