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1:30 am
January 30, 2015
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Weinman End-Suction Back Pull-Out Pump Efficiencies Cut Costs

Weinman end-suction pumps from Crane Pumps & Systems are heavy-duty, general- purpose centrifugal units capable of meeting a variety of industrial, municipal and commercial needs. Applications include those found in the areas of process secondary pumping and municipal drinking water, as well as in condenser and chilled and hot water systems in the HVAC sector. According to the […]

3:08 pm
January 13, 2015
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All in a Day’s Work

Two Schneider Electric facility engineers share their tips for ensuring the safety, efficiency and reliability of a site’s electrical system. By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor The infrastructure of a typical commercial or industrial facility is a complex network of electrical, electronic, process and control, automation and building-management systems. Some facilities include critical power and cooling […]

3:07 pm
January 13, 2015
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Mechanical and Hydraulic Showcase

Global Hydraulics Service for Power Generation Bosch Rexroth’s global hydraulics service portfolio includes spare parts, repairs and preventive maintenance, safety systems, hydraulic motors and pumps, steam and gas valve actuators and more for the power-generation and other industries. The service department is involved in the installation, start-up and fine-tuning of the complete control system. Rexroth […]

2:55 pm
January 13, 2015
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Forward Observations: Hope in Detroit

By Rick Carter, Executive Editor I passed through Detroit twice last year, which is two times more than I had in several years prior. Considering that I’ve covered manufacturing since the late 1990s, this long gap is somewhat telling. Years ago, when Detroit was a manufacturing hub and magnet for job-seekers from all over the […]

11:27 pm
January 1, 2015
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By Brien O’Brien Marketers in the B2B space know that generating leads for the sales department is one of the most critical jobs they do.  Leads equal sales.  Sales equal revenue.  Revenue traced back to marketing dollars equals a positive ROI.  But in the maze of generating quality leads, what are the best sources for […]

7:42 pm
December 1, 2014
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For on the Floor: More Good Than Bad in 2014

By Rick Carter, Executive Editor We’re in the final weeks of what has turned out to be an above-average year for U.S. manufacturing, with output and key indicators up. The 2014 year-end review from the factory floor is also encouraging, according to our Maintenance Technology Reader Panel. The group reports strong personal achievements for the […]