Fiberglass utility covers
An alternative to concrete utility trenches and concrete containment systems commonly used in electrical substations, the UTILICOVER is a fiberglass FRP cover.
An alternative to concrete utility trenches and concrete containment systems commonly used in electrical substations, the UTILICOVER is a fiberglass FRP cover. Weighing less than one-half the weight of comparable concrete covers, it’s removable by one person and can be adjusted to match various trench widths. The crack-resistant cover is designed to install easily without requiring modifications to the trench.
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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