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QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS: OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE FOR COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL KITCHENS

Designers understand that countertops are one of the most important parts of any home or restaurant kitchen. These surfaces must be both beautiful and functional to ensure the food prep area is clean, organized and presentable. When it comes to choosing the optimal countertop material for your clients, it is never too much to ask for both beauty and...

A DAY IN THE DIGITAL LIFE

From the moment you wake up until you lie down at night, your day is remarkably more digital today than a decade ago – or even a few years ago. With the new digital age comes unprecedented access to information. Let’s take a peek at an average day in the life of a working professional and examine how digital...

Swenson Shear’s Towable SnapTable Pro Cuts Time, Costs, and Metal

What’s the better deal: asphalt shingles or metal roofs? While most potential customers believe asphalt shingles are the only inexpensive roofing choice available, many homeowners have discovered that due to their superior durability and reliability, the initial cost outlay for standing seam metal roofs will result in a greater pay off in the long run. After all, proper maintenance will...

A History Packed with Innovation

Knowing a business’s history helps consumers understand its values and motivation—the foundation of any successful organization. For nearly sixty years, Swenson Shear has been a leader in providing solutions to roofing and construction contractors. The company’s history is full of new products, new markets, and continuous growth. Since 1959, Swenson Shear has manufactured high-quality, heavy duty metal panel cutting...

Hyundai Plots EVs, Fuel Cell Vehicles as Part of Aggressive Eco Push

Hyundai has detailed its plan to bring more eco-friendly vehicles to market by 2020, which will be spearheaded by the arrival of the Hyundai Kona EV in 2018. The plan, which was detailed yesterday as part of the unveiling of Hyundai’s new fuel cell SUV, will see Hyundai and Kia bring 31 eco-friendly vehicles to market by 2020. The...

Flex Electronics Approach an Inflection

The next five years in flexible electronics can be the most exciting we have witnessed if we can seize a bounty of opportunities and overcome remaining challenges. Flexible electronics are made by adding layers of suitable materials onto flexible substrates. In contrast to silicon chip processing, fewer steps are needed and the temperatures are much lower. The main promise...

Chargers and adaptors are the most recalled electrical products

A product recall is usually a request to return a product after a safety issue or defect has been found, which can be potentially very dangerous. The prospective dangers can include - risk of an electric shock, fire, explosion, injury and overheating. An electrical product can become subject to a product recall for several reasons. The research revealed that there...

Understanding Your Building Internet of Things Options

Building management technology is rapidly changing. The advent of cloud computing and big data, plus the proliferation of smart meters and other Internet-connected “things,” all provide more data-driven outcomes for buildings and their subsystems. These Building IoT developments present opportunities and challenges to facility managers. Procuring new Building IoT technologies may require new vendor relationships, too. And there are...

Common Sense: Using Occupant Ideas For Efficiency

We looked at why it’s important to keep occupants informed about your building’s performance and long-term goals. But it’s also important to check with them periodically to find out if they have any suggestions. You never know where the next great idea for improvement might come from. There are many ways to solicit advice, of course. From the good old-fashioned...

What Digital Transformation Means For The Food & Beverage Industry

System-wide modernization has been a long-term priority for many food and beverage (F&B) companies, but is often stalled waiting for funds. Several investment options compete for those hard-earned dollars. The continual need to develop new products to meet consumer demand often make research and development (R&D) spending the priority. As customer behaviors and needs change, the F&B industry must have...