Articles Tagged with ''general business''

Exploring the ROI of Safety

Implementing a vacuum conveying system for transport of bulk dry materials can increase safety and profitability.
December 2, 2013

Workplace injuries in any organization take a bite out of profits. A wealth of data, statistics and surveys is available from scores of organizations regarding occupational illness and injuries.


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IP in Depth: Expediting Patent Application Examinations

The USPTO developed four programs designed to speed up the examination of patent applications.
December 2, 2013

In August 2013, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reported a backlog of 591,665 patent applications waiting to be examined and an average total pendency (time from filing to end of examination) of 29.4 months.


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Inside CI: Holiday Time

The seventh annual Services Directory aims to help you find companies that can help you not only during hectic times like these, but all year long.
December 2, 2013

This time of year can be especially hectic. Between decorating, entertaining, gift buying (and wrapping!), and actually celebrating the holidays, it seems like there are never quite enough hours in the day.


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Owens Corning Celebrates 75 Years in Business

November 19, 2013
Owens Corning reportedly began when an experiment with glass building blocks produced an unexpected result: it revealed a way to make glass fibers in commercial quantities.
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Ceramic Decorating: OSHA Proposes New Silica Rules

Ceramic manufacturers will be required to measure workers’ access to silica.
November 1, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has proposed new crystalline silica limits for manufacturers and employers, along with increased workplace monitoring and medical testing for employees.


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Leading Economic Indicator Predicts Fourth Quarter to End Strong

October 29, 2013
The partial shutdown of the federal government earlier this month reportedly didn’t take the steam out of the U.S. economy, according to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB).
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Interest in Sanitaryware Market Continues

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 21, 2013

News regarding the worldwide sanitaryware market drew the most attention last week.


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H.C. Starck Releases First Sustainability Report

October 15, 2013
H.C. Starck recently announced the release of its first sustainability report, thus strengthening its profile as responsible corporate citizen in the specialty chemicals industry.
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Readers Interested in Potential for Increased Reshoring Among Large Manufacturers

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 14, 2013

The news that the “Majority of Manufacturers Planning or Considering Reshoring from China to U.S.” drew the most attention last week.


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Happy Manufacturing Day!

The second annual Manufacturing Day will be held today throughout the U.S.
October 4, 2013
Domestic ceramic manufacturing has undergone some tough years (arguably decades).
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Sapphire: An Extreme Performer

Ian Doggett of Goodfellow and CI Editor Susan Sutton discuss the benefits and opportunities provided by industrial sapphire.

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