What Are Industrial Robots and What Do They Do

The first industrial robot, the Unimate, made its debut in 1962. First used in a General Motors plant, the robotic arm was quickly adopted by other automakers, then entire industries. We cover today what makes up an industrial robot, the different kinds, and – most importantly – what they do that…


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Will Automakers See Recovery from Chip, Supply Chain Shortage in 2023?

If you were looking forward to buying a car in the new year, you may want to reconsider. Automakers continue to be hit hard by the chip shortage and supply chain disruptions from 2020. They are taking steps, however, to stabilize their supplies. We cover their efforts today in both areas including…


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What Are Clean Rooms and How Do They Achieve Contamination Control

Have you ever been in a group where you have to cover your entire body before entering the room? Maybe you were made to wear clothing that ranged from a hood, face mask, gloves to overalls and footwear. You would understand if it was a hospital – it’s to protect you and the patients.…


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Today’s Animal Husbandry Issues and Next Level Solutions

Did you know half of the world’s available land is set aside for agriculture? Did you also know it’s for animals, not food crops? This practice is called animal husbandry, and is a major industry in virtually every nation today.  So what exactly is animal husbandry, also known as animal farming and…


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Three Technologies to Deal with Warehouse Shortage

You’re not imagining things if you’re seeing more and more warehouses on the side of the freeway. Shortage of valuable storage buildings is the latest challenge faced by the billion-dollar industry.  Businesses are striving to meet those challenges. Besides covering three technologies that may be…


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Challenges Facing the Mining Industry and Technologies That Can Help

Did you know people have been mining for minerals and metals before recorded history? In fact, the oldest known mine, which is located in South Africa, appears to have been worked as far back as 40,000 years ago.  That mine was used to dig for coal. Now mining is a massive global industry which…


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Car Wash Industry – Overview, Challenges and Possible Solutions

Most of us at the carwash are usually thinking about our grocery list or what we have to get afterwards, etc. but have you ever stopped to think how big the carwash industry actually is? Well, it’s big. In fact, the car wash industry is a multi-billion dollar business. Facilities and sites vary…


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Downstream Oil & Gas – Last Stop to All Petroleum, Natural Gas Products

The downstream in the Oil & Gas industry has nothing to do with water. Instead, it’s filled with familiar businesses: local gas stations, the off-shore oil refinery off in the distance, and the seller of kerosene. Even the plastic found in hearing aids is a part of this sector.  We cover today…


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How Does Oil & Gas Get to You – Midstream Sector Challenges

Did you know that both the oil tanker at the port and railroad cars transporting crude oil are all part of a massive yet nearly invisible network? It’s called the Midstream and is the second major sector of the Oil and Gas industry trio (Upstream, Midstream, Downstream). This network is vital as it…


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Upstream Oil & Gas Sector: What It Is and Where It’s Going

The oil and gas industry is a tough one, having to deal with issues ranging from government regulation to oil wells drying up. Compound those if your oil company’s primary goal is to actually find new reserves of oil and gas in an already well-explored world. That search, though, is the focus of…


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