Thursday, September 22, 2016

TPP In Real Life

Polyguard has received Presidential Export Achievement Awards in 2010 and 2014, success driven in large part by the company's exports to about 30 countries of pipeline coatings for oil and gas-buried line maintenance and building products for high-value construction projects. Ten of these countries are in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), with Vietnam currently the company's largest market in the Asia-Pacific Region. Via Ken Monahan at Shopfloor.

"What the heck is dengeling?"

Modern Machine Shop has the answer.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Machining in the Digitized, Virtualized Future

Even as machine shops prepare for the fully connected reality of IoT, they should be prepared to make the next step to Smart manufacturing, the concept of full digitization of sensors, actuators, devices and components within a manufacturing system. From Industry Week.

Demand Is Strong for Multitenant Distribution Warehousing

The trend of multitenant distribution warehouse properties outperforming the broader commercial property market will continue, according to a special report," Multitenant Distribution Warehouse Segment in the U.S. Outlook 2016, recently released by Cushman & Wakefield. From Industry Week.

Video: The Darkest Material Ever

Friday, July 22, 2016

The Inventors: Ken Austin's Stories of Invention, In His Own Words

You might know Ken Austin for his pioneering work in the field of dentistry, where his Newberg company - A-dec Inc. - became a global leader for dental equipment.... but Austin didn't limit his talents to the world of dentistry.  From Portland Business Journal.

P&G Rival Dollar Shave Club Sticking to Ohio Investment Amid $1B acquisition

Proctor & Gamble competitor Dollar Shave Club won't let a $1 billion acquisition distract it from investing in Ohio. Following a sale to Unilver PLC announced on Tuesday, the direct-to-consumer razor business reaffirmed its commitment to keeping eastern U.S. distribution operations in Grove City. From the Cincinnati Business Enquirer.