POY Finalist: Curtain wall
Finalist in Maintenance Tools and Equipment in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition
The sliding Blast Freezer Curtain Wall is a light, safe, and affordable airflow and thermal barrier for blast freezer cells. This insulated curtain wall eliminates the need for heavy and dangerous insulated panel doors used by food manufacturers and distributors to seal their blast freezers/chillers.
It provides a safer and simpler alternative for food processors to quickly bring seafood, meat, and other foods to an optimal temperature to maintain their freshness, safety, and integrity. The Blast Freezer Curtain Walls are custom-designed to match each customer’s unique application and specifications.
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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