Oil skimmer reduces cost, increases performance and decreases material waste
are tasked with managing oil in the wastewater from their manufacturing processes on an ongoing basis.
Recently, a privately-held snack food manufacturer that produces potato chips established a goal to increase
chip production by 20 percent. However, increasing production also meant increasing the amount of cooking
oil discharged into the wastewater from washing the fryers used to cook the chips....
A steady flow of technological innovations in electronics,
construction, healthcare and other fields is driving the resurgence of copper mining throughout the world.
In Peru alone, copper production jumped nine percent in the first three months of 2014.* Industry observers
predict that the demand for copper will continue to grow at a fast clip for at least the next five years.
Along with the boom comes an increased need for effective water...
The global demand for beverage cans will
increase between two and three percent in 2015, according to a recent forecast by Alcoa, one of the world’s
leading suppliers of aluminum canstock.
With the number of cans rolling off production lines fast approaching one-half trillion a year, canmakers are
constantly challenged to optimize their plant operations. Each step of can manufacturing – from drawing and
ironing to curing and finishing – offers opportunity for improvement. But let’s...