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How to Harness Surge in Demand for Electric Cars

Posted by Robert Rourke on May 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Electric car sales increased by 37% in 2016, according to Forbes magazine.

In January 2017 alone, electric car sales rose by 59%.

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Topics: electric cars, lithium ion batteries

One of the Best Ways to Maximize Recycled Paper Production

Posted by Robert Rourke on May 9, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: paper industry, paper manufacturing, recycled paper

Is Your Tissue Machine Profile a Sign of Pressure Roll Trouble?

Posted by Robert Rourke on Apr 5, 2017 8:00:00 AM

1 way to know, plus how to reduce related risks of costly downtime or wear

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Topics: tissue manufacturing, pressure roll, pressure roll trouble

3 of the Costliest Risks from Roll Defects in the Medical Coating Field

Posted by Robert Rourke on Mar 15, 2017 8:00:00 AM

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3 Warning Signs of Press Section Roll Problems

Posted by Robert Rourke on Mar 1, 2017 10:59:53 AM

Reduce costly inefficiencies and extend the life of your rolls 

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Topics: press section roll

Increase Yield by Minimizing Machine Downtime

Posted by Robert Rourke on Feb 7, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Your business makes money when your equipment is running smoothly. What may not be as obvious is how much is at stake if there’s unplanned machine downtime. In one case, an automobile manufacturer calculated a $22,000 per minute cost due to equipment failure.

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Why Papermakers Win When They Truly Follow W. Edwards Deming

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jan 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Edwards Deming, American management consultant, had a lot to say about quality in manufacturing processes.

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Topics: paper manufacturing, deming, 14 points for management, manufacturing quality

Nonwovens Manufacturers: Are You Truly Equipped to Compete for $42.1B?

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jan 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Growing birth rate fuels increasing demand for global nonwoven fabrics

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Topics: nonwovens, nonwovens manufacturing, manufacturing growth

ANSI Standards: Common-Sense Guidelines for Success

Posted by Robert Rourke on Jan 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

You probably know someone who got seriously hurt at work. We know what you’re thinking: accidents happen. However, most workplace incidents are avoidable. Industry standards go a long way in protecting everyone’s safety. Those standards include guidelines for success, such as:

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Topics: ANSI, workplace safety, manufacturing best practices

Six Bottom-Line Benefits of Precision Roll Grinding

Posted by Robert Rourke on Dec 29, 2016 8:00:00 AM

After time, rolls lose roundness. When your rolls aren’t round, your machinery suffers. Your product suffers. Eventually—if unaddressed by the right professionals—your equipment will fail.

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Topics: roll grinding services, roll grinding, manufacturing profit, precision roll grinding