Personal air conditioning vest
The Vortec Personal Air Conditioning (PAC) vest has been redesigned to include an integrated belt, allowing a quick connection to cool and warm air
The Vortec Personal Air Conditioning (PAC) vest has been redesigned to include an integrated belt with a heat-resistant Nexus belt buckle, which holds the tubing for delivering hot or cold air to the wearer. This lets the worker receive even more cool or warm air to combat extreme ambient conditions. The adjustable waist belt on the Vortec PAC provides a quick connection to cool or warm air with the Dual Action PAC switching quickly from hot to cold. The vests are available in three sizes and can be worn under other protective clothing and can be adjusted even with gloved hands.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey