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Courtesy: CRB
Process Manufacturing June 3, 2020

The making of a modern pet food processing plant

Advanced design elements are helping food and beverage manufacturers better adjust to a modern pet food processing plant.

By Jeff Matis
Courtesy of: National Safety Council
Business of Engineering June 3, 2020

National Safety Council president and CEO delivers statement on respect, inclusion

National Safety Council president and CEO Lorraine M. Martin releases a statement for respect and inclusion in the wake of the events in Minneapolis and the subsequent nationwide response.

By National Safety Council (NSC)
Courtesy: Chris Vavra, CFE Media
Robotics April 10, 2020

COVID-19’s impact on mobile robotics growth

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating the opportunity for mobile robots to be used for various markets and could lead to a reassessment of supply chains in the future.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: Formlabs/West Virginia University
PPE June 3, 2020

University working with 3D-printing developer to produce swabs for COVID-19 testing

The Innovation Hub at West Virginia University is working with a Massachusetts-based 3D-printing company to produce medical swabs for COVID-19 testing.

By Jake Stump
Figure 1: Badly damaged fan impeller. Courtesy: Holming Fan & Fabrication LLC
Energy, Power August 1, 2019

What to do when a production fan fails

Catastrophic failure of a critical piece of air handling equipment can be devastating.

By Fritz Theilacker