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Impacting Energy Through Smart Manufacturing

  • by Roy Kok & Haresh Malkani
  • Feature

CESMII, the Smart Manufacturing Institute, focuses on smart manufacturing to deliver success in our mandates to drive innovation and improve energy utilization. But how is energy used today? How much is wasted? How does this look globally? And most important, what is CESMII doing to help? 

Yokogawa & Power Factors Announce Reseller Agreement for Renewable Energy Asset Performance Management Platform

  • News

Integration with Yokogawa portfolio makes possible a “sensor-to-enterprise” solution for solar, wind and energy storage projects.

Falcon Electric Publishes Informative Guide on Selecting a Safe Lithium Battery for UPS Battery Backup

  • News

The “LiFePO4–Why is it Safer for a UPS?” guide clarifies the important differences between lithium-ion battery types.

Manufacturing Output: China And US to Lead The Way In Accelerated Global Recovery From COVID-19 Shock

  • by Adrian Lloyd
  • Feature

As pharmaceuticals companies Pfizer and Moderna give us cause for optimism on the vaccine front, our research shows that earlier estimations of the damage caused to manufacturing output in 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic have seen positive adjustments, and that recovery is therefore going to be faster. So, we have what is potentially good news on two fronts.   

Harpak-ULMA Supports COVID-19 Manufacturing Initiatives

  • News

Harpak-ULMA, an industry-leading packaging solutions provider, announced it is working with multiple medical device manufacturers commissioned to supply high volume syringe supplies as part of BARDA’s rapidly expanding COVID-19 Medical Countermeasure Portfolio.

Hengli Intelligent Plant Achieves Operational Excellence with Aspen Technology

  • News

Leading Fortune Global 500 Chinese Refinery deploys Aspen DMC3 at its integrated refining and chemical plant in Dalian.

Controlling Temperature in the Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccines

  • News

Concerning COVID-19 vaccine storage and distribution, perhaps the most significant challenge exists in temperature control, as some COVID-19 vaccine candidates will require ultra-low temperature (ULT), typically ranging from -86 to -45°C.

WDBC Executive Director Mark E. Alpert Receives the Design-Build Industry’s Highest Distinction

  • News

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has named Water Design-Build Council (WDBC) Executive Director Mark Alpert, PE, as one of the five industry leaders chosen for the 2020 Class of DBIA Fellows.

Case Study: Automating Production at the World’s First Facility Making Omega-3 Oil from Marine Algae

  • Case Study

Maintaining existing output at the facility while upgrading systems and processes was necessary to meet strict quality and production standards.

Parsable Brings Connected Worker Technology to Suntory Smart Factory

  • News

Parsable’s Connected Worker Platform will be deployed at Suntory's new Smart Factory model plant in Omachi, Nagano prefecture, Japan.