Lighting June 13, 2012

CMMS takes the guesswork out of safety inspections

If you want to score points with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) auditor next time he pays a surprise visit to inspect your plant, show him an on-demand preventive maintenance (PM) report from your computer maintenance management system (CMMS) and watch the corners of his mouth turn slightly upward.

By Paul Lachance, Smartware Group
Lighting June 6, 2012

IMS Research cuts 2012 MOCVD forecast from 342 to 281

IMS Research has cut its forecast for 2012 GaN MOCVD shipments to 281, according to the second quarter 2012 MOCVD update of its GaN LED Quarterly Supply and Demand report.

By Jamie Fox, Research Director, IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Lighting April 25, 2012

Tell the world about your world-class products

How can we define manufacturing in the U.S. and globally in the world we live in today?

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager
Lighting April 23, 2012

Light and Building 2012 – LEDs need to evolve from the next greatest gadget into a light bulb

Each new LED lamp with its own placard expressing, with great enthusiasm, its features such as dimmability, total lumens and lm/W or claiming it to be the perfect replacement for “fill in the blank here”!

By Philip Smallwood, IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Lighting April 12, 2012

Enclosed panelboards

Measurement and verification panelboards (MVP)

Lighting March 12, 2012

Facility relocates to accommodate growth

Vecoplan Midwest more than doubles its space to accommodate growth as sales of existing products increase and product offerings expand.

By Source: Vecoplan Midwest
Lighting February 27, 2012

Grainger CEO: Productivity improvement a critical issue

More than 5,000 customers, 2,200 suppliers attend 2012 Grainger Show

By Bob Vavra, Content Manager, CFE Media
Lighting January 25, 2012

Inspection camera

The 2012 AHR Expo took place Jan. 23-25, 2012 in Chicago. Among the new products introduced at the show were:

Lighting October 18, 2011

Automated orbital welding systems streamline in-process inspections

Passing in-process inspections for orbital welding projects is critical, as a failure can lead to costly rework, project delays, and system downtime.

By John Glessman, Swagelok Company
Lighting September 13, 2011

Six fast ways to improve operational efficiency

Find hidden lighting, energy management cost savings

By Johnson Controls