May 2, 2017

Smart Operations and What it Means for Your Business

Jargon abounds in the business world.  Whether you are looking at “lean management” or “right sized leadership” or any of the other slogans, there is a […]
May 1, 2017

Export Highs Mean Oil Upgrades

All signs point to oil production hitting record highs in the US – at a time when OPEC is cutting back output.  The US recently surged […]
April 28, 2017

Solving Problems Using Static Mixers

Manufacturing processes can always benefit from a thorough review.  Even if a process has been working for years, that doesn’t mean there isn’t a better, cheaper […]
April 27, 2017

Clean Water with Better Equipment

Clean water is often taken for granted, but when public water supplies turn deadly, then everyone pays attention.  While everyone knows about the lead problem in […]
April 26, 2017

Oil Slump Prompts Industry Introspection

Recent news showing oil profits dropping to the lowest point in 13 years coupled with Exxon Mobil’s disclosure that its deepest reserve cuts in modern history […]
April 25, 2017

Modernization: The Elephant in the Room

As a business, there are usually a variety of issues that no one wants to really address.  Maybe it is that annoying coworker, the décor in […]
April 24, 2017

“Sticky” Situations for the Food Industry

How do you keep sticky liquids (like ketchup) from, well, sticking to stuff? It is a common problem if you enjoy having a burger and fries […]
April 21, 2017

Inheriting Legacy Technology

In many cases, an inheritance is a good thing, albeit a solemn occasion.  There are plenty of instances in a business situation, however, where inheriting things […]
April 20, 2017

Beer Fights Warming

Nobody wants a warm beer.  But when it comes to global warming, one of the world’s biggest beer makers, Anheuser-Busch, plans to get all of its […]