October 5, 2017

Texas Refiners Face Difficult Recovery

Gulf Coast refiners are recovering from the flooding and damage wreaked by Hurricane Harvey, even as their neighbors to the east are bracing for a new […]
October 4, 2017

Are you Speaking the Same Language in Manufacturing?

There are multiple languages anyone in business needs to contend with.  For one thing, in terms of population, Mandarin and Spanish are the languages that correlate […]
October 3, 2017

Hurricane Calls an Essential Building Block into Question

While we are still assessing the damage done by Hurricane Harvey, it has also highlighted a key and critical issue that most of us would probably […]
October 2, 2017

Industrial Demand for Machinery Promises Hope

Looking at the world of machine-tool demand can provide some vital clues to the performance of the global economy.  After all, where the factories go, so […]
September 29, 2017

Oil Industry Goes Digital?

The Internet of Things is certainly a buzzword in manufacturing of all kinds today. But moves in the oil industry by giant Halliburton signal an attempt […]
September 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Casts Doubt on Fuel Industry

After bracing for and experiencing the strongest storm to hit the United States since 2004, flooding and other weather issues shut oil refineries across Texas. While […]
September 27, 2017

Mixing Fuel Additives

Many consumers of fuel assume that the process of creating fuel is a simple one. Oil is drilled up from the ground and passed into trucks […]
September 26, 2017

Fluid Catalytic Cracking Enhanced with Komax Products

At the heart of refining heavy slurries for use in the industrial world, fluid catalytic cracking is a technology that is over a hundred years old! […]
September 25, 2017

Oil Sands Mixing – Critical to the Process

Seeking new sources of energy is nothing new to our planet.  As our population rises and traditional sources of energy are depleted, there is a lot […]