Fabric ceiling diffuser
Finalist in HVAC/R in Consulting-Specifying Engineer's 2011 Product of the Year competition
KitchenSox by DuctSox is a flow-through fabric ceiling diffuser that offers restaurants, commercial food service operations, and industrial food plants a solution to improve heat and grease capture for exhaust hoods, indoor air quality, and employee comfort. The product provides an even, regulated, and draft-less airflow through the fabric diffuser that yields radial flow coverage but does not interfere with a kitchen exhaust hood’s capture performance. The fabric diffuser can be detached for laundry, and the product’s Rx series is treated with an antimicrobial agent. The product is made of up to 55% recycled fabric and qualifies as a LEED-certified material.
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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