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Energy Conservation Part 4 – Environmental Impact

Posted on January 19th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

In the previous post, a process change reduced the amount of fuel necessary to produce a given amount of steam resulting in significant energy cost savings over the intended life of the equipment. Continue reading “Energy Conservation Part 4 – Environmental Impact” »

Chemical Processing Industries in Spotlight – issues, trends and future

Posted on April 15th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

In April of 2013, Mother Jones published an article with the bombastic title of “The Chemical Industry is the Big Tobacco of the 21st Century.”  Continue reading “Chemical Processing Industries in Spotlight – issues, trends and future” »

Defining Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Sustainability seems to be the buzzword of the day.  When asked to share my perspective through this blog, I had to ask myself, “What is sustainability?”  Continue reading “Defining Sustainability in Instrumentation and Process Control” »

Computing + Experimentation = Faster, Better Solutions

Posted on November 10th, 2015 by in New Materials & Applications

Supercomputing technologies and similar solutions have been fueling a rise in computing-based science and engineering for years. With the exponential increase of available research and technical data, the demand for solutions that take all that content and process it to add a layer of decision-support capabilities such as descriptive, semantic, comparative and predictive analytics is palpable in research-intensive markets. Continue reading “Computing + Experimentation = Faster, Better Solutions” »

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