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Posted on October 16th, 2017 by Matt Weber in Chemical R&D
The problem of America’s aging infrastructure is one that we hear lamented on a regular basis.
Posted on August 1st, 2017 by Matt Weber in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
In an increasingly complex chemical manufacturing environment, engineers have to be ready to anticipate an array of potential problems, mitigate risks and perform vital materials characterization on a regular basis. What’s more, they often must be able to do these things very quickly, at a moment’s notice. Continue reading “Knovel-Wiley Partnership Empowers Engineers to Navigate Chemical Manufacturing Challenges” »
Posted on January 24th, 2017 by David W. Spitzer, P.E. in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence
Instrumentation and control professionals are knowledgeable in various disciplines and are typically in a good (and sometimes unique) position to improve the utilization of energy in their plants. Continue reading “Energy Conservation Part 5 – Innovation” »
Posted on October 25th, 2016 by Dr. Kai Pflug in Chemical R&D
Rare earth metals are needed to make many high-tech products, including smartphones, wind turbines, laptops and electric cars. Though 65% of the world’s reserves are located outside of China, currently China supplies more than 93% of the world’s rare earth elements, Continue reading “Politically induced scarcity leading to innovation” »