3 Warning Signs of Dangerous Hazards in Manufacturing

Industrial Hazards are more common than many people think. The big cases get the publicity, but there are many smaller incidents that occur before an extreme case is newsworthy. In the past two years in the USA, there have been a dozen or more newsworthy cases – this begs the question of how many “smaller events” must have happened that did not make the news?

In many cases, since the overall cost of safety is not seen in the bottom line, companies try to cut corners by implementing the minimum acceptable safety standards to “just get by”.

Manufacturing Day 2014

Happy Manufacturing Day! What, you didn't know there was a day devoted to an industry that was once the backbone of our great nation?  Surprise, surprise there is...and there are 1,613 MFG DAY events planned to celebrate it in 2014.

Rely on Safety not your competitor

We are always talking about safety here on the InControl blog. We like to highlight the positive side of following the necessary safety regulations, like protecting your employees and facility, energy savings, and increased productivity, but the harsh reality remains; explosions and fires happen everyday. The damages run the gamut, from the worst case scenerio, the loss of life, to possibly having to rely on a competitor for help.    

Before working with us, one of our customers had a fire on their coil coating production line which temporarily shut them down.

It's a Tough World Out There

“The coil coating marketplace has changed significantly. Extreme economic pressures have resulted in a great deal of consolidation within the industry, and some coaters have failed entirely. Those that remain live in a significantly different competitive environment...”

ICE Asia 2014

We will be exhibiting at ICE Asia 2014 at the Shanghai Mart in Shanghai, China on September 17-19. This year's show for the paper, film, foil and non-wovens converting industry, has some great presentations lined up, from some of the biggest names in the Industry, demonstrating the latest in technology and solutions.

Our booth number is E09, stop by and visit us, we welcome the opportunity to discuss the unique needs of your application!

Click here to find out more details about ICE Asia 2014. 

Driving your business to innovation and growth

Thank you all for attending our Safety, Savings and Sustainability Webinar. Its always great to take the pulse of the industrial envrionment and engage in healthy discussion about the important issues facing your applications today.

Savings, Sustainability and Safety Webinar

We would love the opportunity to disucuss with you the ways you can Lower Energy Consumption, Reduce Fuel Costs, and Improve Production Rates in your process heating units.

Please join us Thursday, September 11 @ 10am EDT for a webinar presentation about the various monitoring technologies available for your application and how with the proper selection you can achieve savings, sustainability and safety for your industrial process.

REGISTER HERE

5 Things You Should Know to be More Competitive in your Manufacturing Processes

As applications for new and innovative products are continually expanding, manufacturing is faced with added environmental regulations, as well as compressed margins to meet demand. Thus, plants must constantly drive to improve their competitiveness by streamlining their operations and reducing costs wherever possible. When industrial processes are designed with Energy Savings in mind, production, safety and cost efficiencies are all increased to create higher profits and better competitive positioning.

Summer, Safety, and a Webinar

This summer on InControl we focused on Safety. Beginning with the national safety month, when we discussed how to reduce risk in the industrial workplace and through our summer holidays, when we highlighted safe practices to be taken at home.

FM Approvals: Third party Certification

FM Approvals certifies products and services with a unique focus on:

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