Resource Management

Open for Business: Taking Advantage of Economic Development Incentives

Manufacturers can use economic development incentives to boost profits.
May 1, 2013

Companies that are starting up, moving or expanding may be able to tap into state and local economic development incentives to save significant money and improve profitability.


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On the Cutting Edge: Electric Wheelchairs Run on Solar Energy

Solar modules are generating energy to charge electric wheelchairs.
May 1, 2013

Kyocera Corp. recently announced that a solar project using the company’s solar modules has been awarded the 2012 Swiss Solar Prize: The wheelchairs of 10 inhabitants at the Quimby Huus, an institution for the physically disabled in St. Gallen, Switzerland, are driven exclusively using solar power.


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Glass Works: State Legislative Activity for Recycling Ramps Up

May 1, 2013

Over 40 state legislatures convened in the first quarter of 2013 and, as in previous years, they are actively introducing legislation that has the potential to impact the glass container industry and glass bottle recycling.


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Acme Brick Marks 122nd Anniversary

April 23, 2013
Acme Brick has grown to become the largest brick company in America and one of the few major brick companies that is American-owned.
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NSL ANALYTICAL SERVICES INC.: Quality System Manual

April 17, 2013
This company recently released its revised “Quality System Manual”and the Quality Management System defined in that manual.
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Harper Receives Contract for Rotary Thermal Treatment System

April 17, 2013
Harper International recently announced it was selected by U.S. Demil LLC (USD) for the design of a new continuous indirect rotary thermal treatment unit (TTU) for demilitarization processing of munitions.
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Chilworth Technology Announces Training Courses

April 15, 2013
Chilworth Technology, a DEKRA company, recently announced its 2013 process safety training course calendar for China.
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Advanced Ceramics Market Development

The transition from prototype to widespread industrial application can take years or even decades to complete.
April 1, 2013

For centuries, ceramic materials were used exclusively for tableware and building materials. In the mid-19th century, technical development in refractories and abrasives enabled the development of modern metallurgy and glass industries and became the first industrial application for ceramics.


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IP in Depth: First-to-File Cautions and Strategies

The best strategy is for inventors and patent applicants is to file patent applications as early as possible.
April 1, 2013

When the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) adopted the America Invents Act (AIA) “first-to-file” system on March 16, the following scenarios became reality.


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Inside CI: What’s Old is New

Is patience always a virtue in the product development process?
April 1, 2013

My daughter recently introduced me to the wonders of Internet radio and it’s official—I’m hooked. At the risk of dating myself, let me just say the ’80s channel is getting a lot of play in my office. I’m amazed that I know the lyrics of so many of these songs, most of which I’d forgotten even existed. But I digress.


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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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