Articles by author: colobocman

7 Benefits of Automated Case Erectors

With few exceptions, startup companies and small CPG manufacturers start with at least some capital investment in equipment. However, full automation of their end-of-line packaging tends to come later. Although both manual and semi-automatic case erectors are fairly common for a growing company, there may be some costs when relying on these methods and some…

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Energy
Why Was the Texas Energy Grid Unprepared for a Major Winter Storm?

A snowstorm and brutal cold hit an unprepared energy system and left nearly five million energy customers in Texas, North Dakota, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi in the dark. Power companies in affected states had to resort to rolling power blackouts to save their networks from collapsing, leaving households and businesses without power and heat. In…

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Transportation
Boeing 777 Jets Grounded by U.S. and Other Countries amid Engine Explosion

An airborne United Airlines Boeing 777 engine exploded this weekend over Colorado, prompting the emergency landing of the aircraft. The fallout and investigation are still developing. Kyunghee Park joined Bloomberg News to discuss the potential impact of the engine explosion on Boeing. — The following is an excerpt of reporter Kyunghee Park’s interview on Bloomberg…

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Education & EdTech
Increasing Classroom Engagement Through Wireless Technology

Celebrating the leaders and experts that are powering education into the future, host JW Marshall sets out to ask the “right questions” in EdTech to understand the changes in policy and technology that will power our universities, tradeschools, and companies – and drive growth in upskilling certifications.   Looking at all aspects of the digital classroom includes…

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Chip Supply Chain Isn’t Broken — Just Mishandled, ADI CEO Says

(Bloomberg) — Analog Devices Inc. Chief Executive Officer Vincent Roche said the semiconductor shortage hurting automakers around the world is a problem many of them brought on themselves. “We’re racing to keep up with the demand from the automotive customers, but remember, automotive made the problem,” Roche said Wednesday in an interview. “It wasn’t too…

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Business Services
2020 Dallas 100 Award Ceremony

 Clavis Capital Partners, a private investment firm with deep experience investing in, operating and growing U.S.-based industrial businesses, is the fastest-growing entrepreneurial company in the Dallas area, according to the SMU Cox School of Business’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship. The Institute’s annual Dallas 100, a celebration of the fastest-growing, privately-held businesses in the Dallas…

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An Acrobat® Solution in a PE World

Since the Acrobat machine line was launched for polypropylene (PP) pipe, it was quickly recognized as a tool that could be very useful on polyethylene (PE) pipe installations. Because PP jobs are typically indoor installations in very tight working environments, the Acrobat was designed with a small footprint and it is extremely lightweight compared to…

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innovations in healthcare
Innovations in Healthcare: A Discussion with Dr. Craig Joseph at HIMSS 2024
May 24, 2024

Innovations in healthcare were easy to spot at the recent HIMSS 2024 conference. Healthcare Rethink’s Brian Urban caught up with one of those innovators for a live discussion at HIMSS 2024. podcast, Their conversation opens a window and dialogue into the cutting-edge trends reshaping healthcare technology today. This episode features Dr. Craig Joseph, the…

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Preventing burnout
Achieving Professional Growth and Preventing Burnout: The Importance of Time Management and Support Networks in a Fast-Paced World
May 23, 2024

In today’s fast-paced world, balancing professional growth with personal well-being is more crucial than ever. With the rise of remote work, digital transformation, and the constant hustle culture, finding this balance has become a significant challenge for many. A survey conducted by Deloitte suggests that a whopping 77% of professionals experience burnout at work….

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Fan-Centric Business Transformation
Prop Room
May 23, 2024

In this episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, shares with us that in the vibrant world of marketing, creativity knows no bounds—a philosophy embodied by a prop room and studio teeming with eclectic costumes and outlandish ideas. This creative hub, seemingly disconnected from conventional themes like bananas,…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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Draper® Adds AV Consultant Relations Manager
February 16, 2021

(Spiceland, Ind.) – Draper has added a second AV Consultant Relations Manager. Joseph Burke will be responsible for the western half of the United States. He joins Steve Cook, who will continue his role in the eastern half of the country. “Our work with AV consultants has remained an important focus for us,” said Jentry…

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Case Forming Annoyances and How to Overcome Them
February 16, 2021

A jammed case erector and skewed corners are two of the biggest annoyances when it comes to case forming. When it happens with any frequency, it creates an unwanted disruption to your production line. Sometimes, it can be difficult to tell if the problem comes down to materials or mechanics. Use this troubleshooting guide to…

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Balancing Cost and Function with Eco-Friendly Secondary Packaging
February 16, 2021

Sustainability is playing a more prominent role in corporate branding and imaging. While primary packaging is playing a key role for consumer packaged goods, a number of brands are interested in sustainable secondary packaging solutions. A growing demand for sustainable packaging According to PMMI’s report, Packaging Sustainability: A Changing Landscape, the sustainable packaging market is expected…

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The importance of e-commerce friendly packaging
February 11, 2021

As the pandemic continues, we remain in an era of social distancing. Today, customers want to get the products they pay for as quickly as possible with minimal contact. With many consumers fearing the spread of germs from shopping in brick-and-mortar outlets, it’s no surprise e-commerce is doing so well. Businesses of all sizes are…

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