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The handbook explains how to diagnose electrical bearing damage caused by variable frequency drives (VFDs), also known as inverters. Ideal for plant maintenance personnel as well as motor repair shops.
In the era of lean manufacturing, it’s time to smooth out as much of the operation as possible, while still celebrating the staff. No matter what method you use to increase your output, never forget that the workers who churn out product are a vital piece of production.
In a world of gas-guzzling, energy-wasting operations, it is still possible to save money and go green in your facilities. If you use forklifts in your material handling warehouse, you can boost your sustainability daily with just these three steps.
Operational savings are a critical component of the food and beverage industry business model. By diligently estimating projected energy use for the project, substantial cost reduction can be achieved while maintaining the quantity and quality of the product produced.
A New Jersey food laboratory experienced two explosions from a mechanical failure, leaving two employees injured. Pharmachem Laboratories in Totowa produces ingredients that flavor foods. Workers had just started on a new recipe for eggnog when the blasts occurred.
Made with the cleansing and deodorizing power of vinegar, the wipes quickly and easily clean nonporous hard surfaces. The formula is free from ammonia and sulfate and is gentle on hands.
Recording maintenance history accurately leads to failure prevention and drives awareness about equipment maintenance. CMMS software will narrow down performance issues to parts and elements of your equipment. Here are five major benefits to keeping track of maintenance.
The concept of "lean manufacturing" can help companies become more competitive, reduce waste and even increase profits. To help you stay in the "lean" mood, here are 11 inspiring manufacturing quotes to keep you motivated and focused on the task at hand.
Cypress Grove Chevre in Humboldt County, Calif., constructs a state-of the-art facility to carry on a decades-long legacy of producing specialty goat cheese.
Not all manufacturers can afford to set up and maintain their own Exchange Server. That’s why increasing numbers of manufacturing operations are making the switch to Exchange Server hosting. Hosted Exchange services typically include security, antivirus and anti-spam.
This new starter kit is designed to pinpoint the exact source of all leaks in hydraulic equipment, compressors, engines, gearboxes and fuel systems.
Manufacturers from the food, drug and automotive industries have discovered that industrial ultrasonic cleaning systems provide them with premium results over traditional cleaning methods. Here are five benefits industrial ultrasonic cleaners provide manufacturers.
To clarify allergen-related policy and practices, industry experts from the FDA, Johns Hopkins University, ConAgra and the Coca-Cola Co. presented in a Food Safety Summit workshop, “Food Allergen Control Update,” at the Baltimore Convention Center.
In an industry that has yet to recover the jobs lost in the recession, we’re dealing with vacancies in the skilled trades that threaten to derail production growth. How are educational institutions, government entities and businesses working to develop these skills?
It is important to have a proper program for reporting and tracking both productive and non-productive aspects of operations. Looking for ways to remove idle time and eliminate bottlenecks requires diligence over time and a focus on continuous improvement.
Company has introduced pink to its collection of color-coded products for material handling, janitorial, safety, lab and processing applications.
It's essential to carefully control the temperature of perishable goods throughout production, transportation, storage and sales. Company's imaging cameras are a a tool to make automated non-contact temperature measurements.
Explosion proof string lights have several lights hanging off a single gauge cord. The hand lamps come in 12 volts DC and 120 volts AC configurations.
According to the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, birds cause tens of millions of dollars in damage every year to machinery, automobiles, roofs and ventilation systems. Their droppings can expose your product to more than 60 dangerous diseases.
One way mobile can help at work is as an aid to maintenance workers — by getting information where it’s needed and to the person who needs it, by allowing or improving communications over distances and by helping to ensure and track compliance.
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has no record of ever inspecting Western Sugar Cooperative's beet-processing plant in Lovell before a woman died there in January. Anfesa Galaktionoff, 28, fell through a floor opening and into processing equipment.
Globalization, automation and recession destroyed nearly 6 million US manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2009. Nationally, manufacturing declines accounted for 40 percent of the increase in joblessness from 2000-2011. And the middle class was hit hardest.
Condensation squeegee is a patented system that safely removes and drains condensation from ceilings, pipes and ducts even while the production line is operational.
New cleaning brushes are designed for efficiency and functionality in food production, retail and municipal environments.
A University of Virginia Miller Center commission released a report of actionable ideas on creating manufacturing jobs, which have been an engine of middle-class employment throughout U.S. history. Board members said the goal is to produce quality employees.
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