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Desalination Demands Growing

It looks as if desalination technology is only going to continue its growth trend in the upcoming year. Wondering why? A new report released by IDTechEx found that more and more countries are looking toward desalination as a way to support their growing populations. With an increasing number of barren farms in countries like Syria and bigger places like India experiencing a dropping water table, researchers understand that soon new sources of water must be found.

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Toilet Paper Roads?

Sludge is often a problem in wastewater treatment facilities. It can create plugging and fouling problems that ordinary solutions just can’t handle. Komax has developed many technologies to help wastewater plants deal with the sludge issue effectively, but the Netherlands has actually developed one Komax really hadn’t considered – using that sludge to pave bicycle paths.

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Custody Transfer Issues Lead to Serious Money Problems

Custody transfer – it’s the one place suppliers and producers in the oil and gas industry are looking for better accuracy. Knowing your equipment is working properly is key to the financial success of your company. One essential piece of the puzzle is the custody transfer mixer, and it’s there that you’ll absolutely want to turn to Komax.

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Fruit is In

The soda industry has been working hard over the past few years to keep up with changing tastes of people today, and that need to constantly shift isn’t going anywhere in the near future. Wondering what those tastes look like for the upcoming year? Most marketing research seems to indicate the shift is toward fruit.

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Why Consider Our Scepter Tank Heaters?

No matter what your industry, stretching your purchasing budget to ensure smoother operations on the factory floor is nothing short of a must. You want equipment that will mean real gains for your company, and one option you certainly want to consider is our Scepter Tank Heaters.

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The Advantages of a Clean in Place System

At Komax, much of the equipment we’ve developed for the food and beverage industry offers the ability to implement clean in place, or CIP, procedures within your factory. If you haven’t already deployed this option, though, you may not be sure whether it’s right for you. Take a look at a few of the advantages of this option now.

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Food and Beverage Industry Trends to Watch in 2018

There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the food and beverage industry. It’s evolving faster than ever expected, and many companies are looking to cash in on the next big trend. Take a look at a few you may want to keep an eye on as you develop your organization’s next big product line.

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When Viscosity Becomes an Issue

Static mixer designs vary widely from company to company, and finding one to meet the needs of your organization can mean a look at the difference among your options on the market today. Achieving that homogenous mix, though, becomes even more problematic with viscous mixtures. Not only might you have a problem achieving the mix you desire, but you may also have to face fouling and other issues if you choose the wrong static mixer.

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Oil Sands: The Environmental Impact

Alberta Energy has said that oil sands production will increase to four million barrels per day by 2024. Just a few years ago, production was just 2.3 million barrels per day. An increase of this magnitude has many concerned about the environmental impact of oil sands production, particularly in light of The Suncor pond water effluent release just a few weeks ago. Is there a way to help deal with the environmental challenges the industry continues to pose? Absolutely. There are several, but one way most companies involved can address those challenges is with better equipment.

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Encouraging Innovation on the Factory Floor

It’s tough to make sure your company doesn’t fall into a rut. Your employees show up for work. They do their jobs well. They leave for the night. They come in the next day and do it all over again. This is particularly true for your employees working on the factory floor. They have a job to do, and they’re typically focused on making that happen. They’re not usually the individuals you turn to for innovative ideas to help your business become faster, smarter, or stronger. But, maybe they should be. After all, they might have that one idea that could make things move better, save you money, or amp up your profits. How can you encourage that innovation? Here are a few tips that might help.

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