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This infographic illustrates how NASA technologies have led to products, services, and processes that have generated jobs, created profits, and even saved lives.
Endress+Hauser and Rockwell Automation bring users together at Process Solutions Summit
Incentives from Top Management, Information & Accountability are the Keys to Plant Energy Efficiency
Watson: Unless the people at the top put reducing energy costs high on the priority list and provide the employees with the incentive and information they need to understand and manage when, where and how the utility dollars are being spent, it isn’t going to get done.
How efficiently are you producing your compressed air?
Watson: Using the analogy of picking fruit, I can’t see how lighting projects could possibly be considered “Low Hanging Fruit”. They are expensive, require a significant investment and have long paybacks. Walking through a field picking low hanging fruit only requires a sack over one or two of your four shoulders.
The new breed of plant superheroes rally around productivity and profitability
Results-driven reliability-excellence programs work differently in the real world than they do on paper.
Watson: If a company thinks they can manage their energy costs without actual data, I wonder if their corporate slogan is, “Better Management through Ignorance” or “Our Management Decisions are the Same With or Without Facts”?
Foods that are fresh often have a shorter shelf life than preserved or processed products, which opens the door for potential revenue losses as these items can become out-of-code more quickly. To address this challenge, more manufacturers are considering a direct store delivery (DSD) business model.
Happy Throwback Thursday. Enjoy these timeless articles on our most popular topics: the quality of steam and operator-based maintenance