Engineering & Construction

A Look Into the Architectural Designs of the Lusail and 974 Stadium

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has kicked off this year and to prepare for the event, Qatar has invested billions of dollars in building eco-friendly and architecturally advanced sports facilities, undertaking enormous economic and infrastructure developments. Lionel Scharly, Strategic Architectural Advisor, Real Estate Bees gives his perspective on Read more

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A Look Into the Architectural Designs of the Lusail and 974 Stadium
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has kicked off this year and to prepare for the event, Qatar has invested billions of dollars in building eco-friendly and architecturally advanced Read more
Engineering & Construction
Are We Going to See a Decline in Construction Revenues?
Due to both the higher interest rates on their own and the reduced spending that will be caused by the recession, non-residential construction will decline in the next year or so. Read more
Engineering & Construction
What a Saudi Arabia & Schneider Electric Partnership Means for Engineer Training
  How can engineer training programs keep up with evolving on-the-job needs and technology demands? Consumers and businesses alike are constantly pushing for faster technology, Read more
Architecture & Design
Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships
Today, Indigenous people are dependent on funding and grants to run various programs within their communities. For Black Diamond Group (BDG) in Canada, their focus is on helping the Read more
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How a 3D-Printed Car Beat A McLaren On The Race Track, And Why That’s Important to American Manufacturing
https://marketscale-4.wistia.com/medias/8ic3gvrv67?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640   The word ‘manufacturing’ may conjure up specific imagery of 20th century Read more
Engineering & Construction
A Perspective on Robotics in the Caregiving Industry
  There's new tech in town and that includes the introduction of caregiving robots to meet demand. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are receiving a $2.8M grant Read more

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Thanksgiving holiday weekend
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Proved the Omnichannel Customer Has Fully Matured
December 2, 2022

Now widely reported, last weekend’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales were record-breaking on all accounts. Nearly 200 million customers hit physical retail stores over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend according to NRF, a feat all of its own and a validation of the brick & mortar store in an age of omnichannel sales strategy. […]

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travel and hospitality
Consumers Seek More Value from Travel and Hospitality
December 2, 2022

A recent report from PwC suggests that revenue for hotels will continue to go up over the coming months. This is great news for hoteliers who survived the 2020 pandemic and are looking to recoup costs. What’s more, studies also suggest that customers are happy to pay for these increased prices, even at inflated rates. […]

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Colorado healthcare incentives
Are Colorado’s Crafty Healthcare Incentives an Effective Strategy to Lower State Care Costs?
December 2, 2022

Colorado has some of the most expensive healthcare in the U.S., which already spends more than any other country on administering healthcare. Some studies place it in the top half of most expensive states for care in the U.S., while others place it in the top 10. In 2018, for example, Colorado’s average price per […]

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How a 3D-Printed Car Beat A McLaren On The Race Track, And Why That’s Important to American Manufacturing
November 17, 2022
https://marketscale-4.wistia.com/medias/8ic3gvrv67?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640   The word ‘manufacturing’ may conjure up specific imagery of 20th century Read more
Providing Safety and Comfort to Construction Workers

In 2020, the construction industry accounted for 46.1 percent of all fatal falls, slips, and trips, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Within private construction, nonfatal injuries and illnesses resulting from falls, slips, and trips occurred at 31.4 per 10,000 full-time workers in 2020. These sobering numbers highlight the need for safety precautions […]

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Walbro Acquires Cascade Engineering Facility to Expand Product Offerings with Injection Molding and Coextrusion Rigid/soft Blowmolding Capabilities

Tucson, AZ, November 14, 2022 – Walbro, LLC’s Fuel Systems Division has acquired the Cascade Engineering “South Plant” Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan through an asset purchase for an undisclosed sum on Monday, November 14, 2022.   This acquisition provides for an expansion of Walbro’s plastic molding technology, which will expand its product offerings, provide further […]

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How EAF Is Leading US Growth in Steel Production

Rebounding from the pandemic, US steel production has returned to producing approximately 87 million metric tons, which comfortably aligns with rates seen over the last decade. But with domestic construction and infrastructure not set to slow down any time soon, Does the US have the capacity to push its production to new heights? Market […]

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How EAF Is Leading US Growth in Steel Production
November 10, 2022
   Rebounding from the pandemic, US steel production has returned to producing approximately 87 million metric tons, which comfortably aligns with rates seen over the last Read more
FABTECH 2022 Attendees Want Automation, Supply Chain Solutions, and Shop Floor Quality-of-Life

FABTECH 2022 is wrapping up in Atlanta, where the top suppliers, solutions providers and innovators met to talk shop on what’s bringing more productivity (and profitability!) to industrial work everywhere. North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event heads gathered to explore bleeding edge technologies and game-changing innovations to the bread and butter […]

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3D Printing: Is it the Answer to More Efficient Manufacturing?

In the final and 3rd episode of DisruptED’s special manufacturing edition, host Ron Stefanski continues the conversation on 3D printing with CEO and Founder of Divergent and Czinger Vehicles, Kevin Czinger, and U.S. manufacturing expert Cynthia Hutchison. Hutchison began, “We’re beginning to look at manufacturing in terms of the way the ecosystem of the […]

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How Construction Companies Can Increase Profitability Through Cash Flow

Traditional lending for small businesses leaves much to be desired. For one, it is expensive. Businesses such as construction companies rely on loans to complete projects as they are required to invest capital upfront to order supplies. Business lines of credit from traditional banks or credit unions charge interest rates ranging from 3% to 25% […]

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How Construction Companies Can Increase Profitability Through Cash Flow
October 3, 2022
Traditional lending for small businesses leaves much to be desired. For one, it is expensive. Businesses such as construction companies rely on loans to complete projects as they Read more
The Challenges of Working Capital for Small and Mid-Size Construction Businesses

Record inflation, rising interest rates, and myriad supply chain issues are an amalgamation of challenges for any business in today’s climate. For small and mid-size construction companies, any of these issues are difficult to manage, let alone face all three. Throw widespread labor shortages into the mix, and the situation doesn’t get any easier.   […]

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The Challenges Brought by a Cooling Housing Market

With the hot housing market that erupted during COVID-19, experts are starting to say we are “cooling off’ and trending toward a housing recession, reported Michael Bergin, Co-Founder, and VP of Platform at Higharc, a platform for home building design, construction, and sales. Housing market analyzer and owner of Zelman & Associates Ivy Zelman predicted […]

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The Cost of Working Capital

The U.S. Federal Reserve predicts interest rates may rise above 3.5% and remain at that level throughout 2023 to control inflation. Higher interest rates mean credit issuers providing loans will be more expensive for the borrower. The cost of working capital is rising, leaving many borrowers facing an unpleasant reality. Zaid Rahman, Founder & CEO […]

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CalTV
CalTV: Moving from Dangerous Manual Tasks to Automation with Material Removal (Part 2 of 2)
October 27, 2022
Joe Gemma continued his discussion with Carl Doeksen, Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M, on this second episode of moving from dangerous manual tasks to Read more
CalTV: Moving from Dangerous Manual Tasks to Automation with Material Removal (Part 1 of 2)

It’s double dose time on CalTV. Joe Gemma sat down with Carl Doeksen, Global Robotics & Automation Director at 3M, for an in-depth discussion on moving from dangerous manual tasks to automation that proved so informative it took two episodes to squeeze in all the valuable information. Doeksen, a thirty-year veteran at 3M, began his […]

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How PNC expedites traditional controls of CNC and PLC

For an episode of “Beyond the Concept” podcast, a show by Concept Systems, host Tyler Kern chatted with John Miller, the principal engineer at Rockwell Automations, and Jerry Flynn, the company’s principal controls engineer. The trio particularly discussed Programmable Numerical Control, mostly known by its initials, PNC, and how Rockwell has been a premier leader […]

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Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility

Facilities can ill afford to have equipment go down with today’s supply chain challenges. Lost hours could quickly become lost days if a replacement is unavailable. Sam Cafferata, Principal Engineer at Concept Systems, spoke with Tyler Kern about this all-too-real issue and what facilities can do to ensure their equipment is up-to-date and in good […]

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Beyond the Concept
Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility
September 30, 2022
 Facilities can ill afford to have equipment go down with today’s supply chain challenges. Lost hours could quickly become lost days if a replacement is unavailable. Sam Read more
Pillars of a High Functioning Manufacturing Warehouse Solution with Brian Reinhart

People want goods faster, cheaper, and easier. What else is new? But wanting it and making it happen are two different things. Manufacturing is always up for the task; thankfully, with today’s automated technology solutions, new ways of achieving those goals are at hand. Brian Reinhart, VP of Sales, Marketing, and Solutions with Hai Robotics, […]

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Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Robotic Finishing: More Than Programming a Path

In the latest episode of the podcast “Manufacturing a Stronger Standard,” host Derek DeGeest, President of DeGeest Corporation and LestaUSA, talked about robotic finishing and what needs to be discussed prior to creating painting programs and after. Despite the advanced technology available to support programming, there are still challenges we need to be aware of. He contended that “finishing is […]

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Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling

Data centers use a lot of power. Current microchips use about 200 watts and that power translates into thermal heat. Data centers are highly controlled environments. Heat and humidity cause damage and failures. On this episode of Flawless Execution: Delivering Innovation, the conversation focuses on the advantages of liquid cooling technology. “Liquid cooling, first and foremost, […]

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Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling
August 24, 2022
Data centers use a lot of power. Current microchips use about 200 watts and that power translates into thermal heat. Data centers are highly controlled environments. Heat and Read more
Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Fixing the Manufacturing Capacity Gap

Automating manufacturing processes is essential to addressing the labor shortage and skills gap within the manufacturing industry. More and more companies, especially those on the fabricating and welding side are automating processes to increase production. In this episode of Manufacturing a Stronger Standard podcast, Derek DeGeest President of DeGeest Corporation and LestaUSA discusses a topic […]

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Manufacturing a Stronger Standard: Robotic Finishing – More than a Program Path

Lesta and Wagner have over a decade of proven experience in automation together for general industry in Europe. DeGeest brought Lesta’s automation technology to the U.S. to build their robotic finishing system for metal their fabrication customers and opened LestaUSA to bring those solutions to the rest of North American companies. Wagner’s North American Systems […]

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Built Modular: MPA Modular Bank Buildings

Although natural disasters are not a daily occurrence for everyone, an event such as a hurricane, tornado, earthquake, or fire is a situation that it’s important to be prepared for. MPA Systems modular construction by BOXX Modular is set up to quickly and efficiently provide secure buildings in the event of a disaster. Host […]

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Engineering & Construction
What a Saudi Arabia & Schneider Electric Partnership Means for Engineer Training
November 28, 2022
  How can engineer training programs keep up with evolving on-the-job needs and technology demands? Consumers and businesses alike are constantly pushing for faster technology, Read more
How the Project Manager Role has Changed

The modern project manager has changed in recent years as new variables have been introduced, and the world has been in flux. Like many roles, day-to-day schedules have become more hybrid and a project manager has to fill the gap because “You can’t rely on everyone hearing through the grapevine at the office anymore,” said […]

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Why Smart Security Cameras Have Taken Over the Security Sector

Smart security cameras have become the most purchased product in the security sector, and Zach Supalla, Founder & CEO, of Particle, shares what this means for the security industry. Zach’s Thoughts: There’s clearly a technological advancement, which is one, just the fact that security cameras have gotten to be really cheap. And connected cameras […]

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How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges

Modular is having a moment and the motivations are clear. Modular is easy to assemble, adaptable and avoids supply chain disruptions. Now, Designed Conveyer Systems offers a modular conveyor system option. Host Tyler Kern spoke with Designed Conveyor System’s Todd Jones, VP of Project Delivery, and Meg Culler Smith, CP of Engineering on the topic […]

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How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges
Engineering & Construction
How Modular Conveyor Systems Help Alleviate Supply Chain Challenges
September 22, 2022
Modular is having a moment and the motivations are clear. Modular is easy to assemble, adaptable and avoids supply chain disruptions. Now, Designed Conveyer Systems offers a Read more
The Future of Advanced Manufacturing Is Here: Part 1

When the US Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launched in June, Cynthia Hutchison, the Head of the Centre, met up with me and Kevin Czinger, CEO of Divergent3D & Czinger Vehicles. Czinger is simply a phenomenon.  He comes from a proud family of mechanics and drag racers in Cleveland who influenced his interests at an early […]

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The Future of Advanced Manufacturing Is Here: Introducing an Interview Series with Kevin Czinger

When the US Centre for Advanced Manufacturing launched in June, Cynthia Hutchison, the Head of the Centre, met up with me and Kevin Czinger, CEO of Divergent3D & Czinger Vehicles. Czinger is simply a phenomenon.  He comes from a proud family of mechanics and drag racers in Cleveland who influenced his interests at an early […]

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Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling

Data centers use a lot of power. Current microchips use about 200 watts and that power translates into thermal heat. Data centers are highly controlled environments. Heat and humidity cause damage and failures. On this episode of Flawless Execution: Delivering Innovation, the conversation focuses on the advantages of liquid cooling technology. “Liquid cooling, first and foremost, […]

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Engineering & Construction
Flawless Execution: Breaking Down Liquid and Immersion Cooling
August 24, 2022
Data centers use a lot of power. Current microchips use about 200 watts and that power translates into thermal heat. Data centers are highly controlled environments. Heat and Read more
Veterans Transitioning to Project Management and MHI Roles

Veterans retire with a variety of skills under their belt. These skills form a natural path from the military into the civilian workforce, particularly translating to project management. To talk about this overlap, DJ Hughes, a current armed forces reserve officer with twenty years of active-duty service under his belt, talks to host Tyler […]

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Building Blocks of Safety: Why Technology is Crucial for Creating Safer Construction Sites

Construction sites are inherently dangerous and with conditions changing daily from site-specific changes to weather conditions, it can be difficult to keep employees and contractors safe. In fact, 1061 employees died working in construction throughout 2019. Injuries for the same year were recorded at 79,660 with falls, slips, and trips accounting for more than 30% […]

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Resolving Conflict On Site

Conflict will inevitably happen at a jobsite. However, it is not about avoiding conflict but figuring out how to handle the conflict. Brian Niccum is the director of site management at Designed Conveyor Systems (DCS). Niccum provides insight for conflicts that can arise on sites and how to deal with them properly and professionally […]

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A Look Into the Architectural Designs of the Lusail and 974 Stadium
November 29, 2022
The 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar has kicked off this year and to prepare for the event, Qatar has invested billions of dollars in building eco-friendly and architecturally advanced sports facilities, undertaking enormous economic and infrastructure developments. Lionel Scharly, Strategic Architectural Advisor, Real Estate Bees gives his perspective on Read more
Are We Going to See a Decline in Construction Revenues?
November 29, 2022
Due to both the higher interest rates on their own and the reduced spending that will be caused by the recession, non-residential construction will decline in the next year or so. Armstead Jones, President, Imagine Think Tank gives his perspective on why property owners are going to see a decline in construction revenues over the next 12 Read more
What a Saudi Arabia & Schneider Electric Partnership Means for Engineer Training
November 28, 2022
  How can engineer training programs keep up with evolving on-the-job needs and technology demands? Consumers and businesses alike are constantly pushing for faster technology, taller buildings and bigger advancements every day. In order to make these feats happen, there have to be engineers and specially-trained professionals behind every Read more
Built Modular: The Guiding Principles of Forming Indigenous Partnerships
November 17, 2022
Today, Indigenous people are dependent on funding and grants to run various programs within their communities. For Black Diamond Group (BDG) in Canada, their focus is on helping the Indigenous prosper through mutual partnership. So, why is it important to keep Indigenous groups at top of mind? As exclusion was formerly the norm, Canada now embarks on a Read more
How a 3D-Printed Car Beat A McLaren On The Race Track, And Why That’s Important to American Manufacturing
November 17, 2022
https://marketscale-4.wistia.com/medias/8ic3gvrv67?embedType=async&seo=false&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640   The word ‘manufacturing’ may conjure up specific imagery of 20th century industrial facilities to many. However, advanced manufacturing, or rather 3D printing, may be changing that narrative. Ron Stefanski, host of the Disrupted podcast Read more
A Perspective on Robotics in the Caregiving Industry
November 16, 2022
  There's new tech in town and that includes the introduction of caregiving robots to meet demand. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire are receiving a $2.8M grant to develop assistive care robots that will ease the burden on caregivers. Is this technology a worthy investment for the caregiving industry, or is the human connection Read more
Providing Safety and Comfort to Construction Workers
November 16, 2022
 In 2020, the construction industry accounted for 46.1 percent of all fatal falls, slips, and trips, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Within private construction, nonfatal injuries and illnesses resulting from falls, slips, and trips occurred at 31.4 per 10,000 full-time workers in 2020. These sobering numbers highlight the need for safety Read more
Walbro Acquires Cascade Engineering Facility to Expand Product Offerings with Injection Molding and Coextrusion Rigid/soft Blowmolding Capabilities
November 16, 2022
Tucson, AZ, November 14, 2022 – Walbro, LLC’s Fuel Systems Division has acquired the Cascade Engineering “South Plant” Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan through an asset purchase for an undisclosed sum on Monday, November 14, 2022.   This acquisition provides for an expansion of Walbro’s plastic molding technology, which will expand its product offerings, Read more
How EAF Is Leading US Growth in Steel Production
November 10, 2022
   Rebounding from the pandemic, US steel production has returned to producing approximately 87 million metric tons, which comfortably aligns with rates seen over the last decade. But with domestic construction and infrastructure not set to slow down any time soon, Does the US have the capacity to push its production to new Read more