May 8, 2017

Leading on New Ideas

We have all had those colleagues who are just not amenable to innovation.  Some people seem to have a “that’s the way we’ve always done it” […]
May 5, 2017

A Better Way to Cook Starch for Paper

The paper industry is quite old and many of its processes date back 6000 years old, though the equipment has certainly changed.Even back in the days […]
May 4, 2017

Custody Transfer

No, not the back-and-forth with the kids you do with your ex-spouse, but the kind of transporting you have to do with physical substances in the […]
May 3, 2017

What New Regulations Mean for You

There are lots of headlines that are enough to leave a person feeling overwhelmed about how to proceed in the current economy – Russia, Syria, healthcare, […]
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 […]