Tag Archive: Green


Items to Consider in Making a More Efficient Plant

The green movement is much more than a way to jump onto the eco-friendly bandwagon, it can also be a way to reduce plant-operating costs considerably over time. Many plants have found that simple monitoring, maintenance, scheduling, and other techniques are easy to implement. Others have to add energy-saving equipment to become more energy efficient. Let’s examine a few ways to get your plant started in the right ‘green’ direction.

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5 Green Ideas for Reducing Factory Packaging Waste

In an effort to save money and reduce their carbon footprint, many manufacturers are exploring ways to cut waste in the most deserving sector – product packaging. While all of the packaging can’t be cut out, a reduction is almost always easily found in factory packaging. In fact, recent years have seen consumers crying out…

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How the Prius Revived the American Auto Industry

The gas engine nudged out its competitors in the beginning thanks to a lack of technology and the economically appealing fuel that was gas at the time. However after years of domination, 2008 saw an upset in the balance of things in the auto world. The entire billion dollar debacle that brought the American auto…

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Greasing the Gears of the Food Industry: Food Grade Lubricants

Equipment speed, accuracy and operator safety are all very important concerns in the food processing industry. Millions of dollars go into product testing, research and development in order to make the machines faster, better and safer. However, one extremely important component is often overlooked – the lubricant. Not just any lubricants can cut it in…

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Products to Cut Farm Energy Costs

How are you saving energy today? That’s the question on the minds of business people around the world …and we have an answer: Condensers, Evaporators & Compressors. Today’s newest models of this equipment are high in energy-efficiency and can save farmers money on their overhead costs. Condensers, evaporators, and compressors have a wide variety of…

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Using Hybrid Batteries in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

There are two major types of hybrid batteries in existance for use in hybrid electric vehicles – lithium ion (Li-ion) and nickel metal hybrid (NiMH).  Many battery subcategories can be found within each. NiMH batteries were the primary battery source for hybrid vehicles until a few years ago. Today Li-ion batteries are being tested and…

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