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As the supply chain and material handling sectors embrace technological advancements, the distinction between Solution Providers and Integrators becomes increasingly pivotal. In a landscape where automation knowledge among clients is rapidly expanding, understanding these roles can significantly impact a company’s operational success. How are solution providers and integrators reshaping business improvement strategies? This critical…

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Engineering & Construction
The Future of Supply Chain Consulting: The Vision Behind the Waller Associates Acquisition

As the supply chain and material handling sectors continue to innovate and evolve, the recent acquisition of Waller & Associates by Designed Conveyor Systems (DCS) marks a pivotal moment of transformation. The merger symbolizes a strategic alignment poised to redefine industry standards and service offerings. According to industry forecasts, companies are increasingly investing in comprehensive…

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Engineering & Construction
The Future of Web Offset Color Control: Baldwin and System Brunner’s Technological Synergy

The integration of BW Converting’s Baldwin Color Control System (CCS) with System Brunner’s Instrument Flight color evaluation software has evolved in step with the changing demands of commercial web offset printers for more than two decades. The latest upgrade, making its debut this week at DRUPA in Düsseldorf, Germany, not only raises the bar…

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Energy
Plug into the Future: Decoding V2G for Utility Applications

Brian Rudy from Verizon IoT and Melissa Chan of Fermata Energy explore the cutting-edge potential of vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology at DISTRIBUTECH 2024. Their discussion highlights how this innovation transforms electric vehicles into dynamic energy storage units, capable of stabilizing the grid by storing and discharging power as needed. This technology represents a significant shift…

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Engineering & Construction
Will the Paper Chase Persist? Preparing for the Future

In the latest episode of Unlocking Potential, brought to you by Baldwin Technologies, we delved deep into the world of paper shortages. Our panel of industry experts, including Toni McQuilken, Senior Editor at PRINTING United, Kent Tucker, Vice President of Tucker Castleberry, and Julie Brannen, Director of Regional Sales and Sustainable Solutions at Monadnock Paper…

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Engineering & Construction
Shaping the Future of Warehouses: Key Takeaways from MODEX 2024

As the logistics and material handling sectors pivot towards recovery and innovation, MODEX 2024 emerges as the crucible of transformation. With an attendance spike reminiscent of pre-pandemic vigor—up by 30%—the event has become the epicenter of technological showcases, signaling a new chapter for industry efficiencies. The stakes? A competitive edge in an industry where,…

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Engineering & Construction
On the Conveyor Belt of Progress: What is in Store for DCS in 2024

With the dawn of a new era in material handling and logistics marked by digital transformation and automation, Designed Conveyor Systems (DCS) has emerged as a vanguard. Their strategic movements, including the successful integration of Datum technology and recent corporate acquisitions, underscore an industry-wide evolution towards efficiency and smart solutions. In an era where…

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Restoring Puerto Rican History After Hurricane Maria
July 25, 2024

Polygon document recovery solutions were put to the test after Hurricane Maria in 2017. Puerto Rican history was at stake from damage to the Instituto de Cultura Peurtorriqueña building, causing leaks, humidity, and mold. Polygon’s document recovery center received nearly 2,000 boxes of documents from Puerto Rico in 2023. These valuable pieces of Puerto…

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Document Recovery Chamber: Inside Polygon’s Advanced Vacuum Freeze-Dry Process
July 25, 2024

Join Chris Chylack, District Manager at Polygon U.S., as he provides an insightful tour of their advanced vacuum freeze-dry process at the Allentown, Pennsylvania, Document Recovery Center. This state-of-the-art procedure begins by stabilizing water-damaged materials in blast freezers, preventing further degradation. The materials are then subjected to a sublimation process in a specialized chamber,…

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Managing Humidity in a NCAA Ice Rink
July 25, 2024

Indoor ice rinks, crucial for sports and recreation, often face challenges managing humidity, leading to condensation and fog. These issues arise from factors like spectator presence, inadequate ventilation, and temperature variations, impacting playability and revenue. A case study at a NCAA Division 1 rink in Massachusetts highlighted how failing air handlers jeopardized operations just…

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MedPAC’s Miss on Reality of Home Health Financial Reality Results in Suggested Cut in 2025 Proposed Rule
July 24, 2024

The March 2024 MedPAC report recommending a 7% payment reduction for home health agencies in 2025 has sparked significant concern within the industry. Why is this recommendation being met with such resistance, and what does the financial reality of home health agencies look like in contrast to these federal suggestions? Are the MedPAC recommendations…

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Richard Olguin on Gates & Sons’ Construction Products
March 5, 2024

How does the integration of industry-specific products and methods into vocational education impact the preparedness of students entering the construction workforce? In an insightful interview, Jim Huscroft, the President of Gates & Sons, speaks with Richard Olguin, a Project Manager at Baca Construction, about Olguin’s experience incorporating Gates’s construction products into the building construction…

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The Importance of Trades Education
March 5, 2024

How does the hands-on approach in trades education, particularly in carpentry, prepare students for the evolving demands of the construction industry? The Associate Professor of Carpentry at Hawai’i Community College shares insights from their two-year vocational program, emphasizing the comprehensive training in residential carpentry, from traditional skills like building wooden windows and doors to…

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Gates & Sons Training Programs
March 5, 2024

How do vocational training and career development in the construction industry reflect workers’ changing needs and opportunities? In a conversation about Gates & Sons Training Programs, Don Valdez, the National Retail Sales Manager at Gates & Sons, discusses with company President Jim Huscroft the broad spectrum of training initiatives they’ve been implementing, especially highlighting…

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Cam-Lock Form Building Class
March 5, 2024

How can vocational training in carpentry, particularly in specialized areas like Cam-Lock form building, bridge the gap between traditional education and the immediate needs of the construction industry? In a conversation captured at the Gates & Sons booth, Don Valdez, the National Retail Sales Manager at Gates & Sons, engages with Jeramiah Coyle, a…

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VCC Unveils CMSI: Revolutionizing Construction Management and Owner Representation
March 1, 2024

In an era where the construction industry is continuously evolving, the launch of Construction Management Services International (CMSI) marks a significant milestone. This new venture, a brainchild of VCC, aims to redefine the landscape of construction management and owner representation services. CMSI emerges as a specialized entity, distinctly partitioned within the VCC conglomerate, with…

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Empowering Women in Construction: Candice Offonry’s Vision for Diversity and Leadership in the Industry
March 1, 2024

How can women reshape a historically male-dominated industry and carve out their leadership path in construction? VCC honors Women in Construction Week with thoughts from Candice Offonry, the Talent Acquisition Manager at VCC. Offonry brings invaluable perspective to this question, advocating for diversity and offering a blueprint for women’s growth in construction, from internships…

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Thin Margins: The Paper Shortage and Its Toll on the Printing Industry
February 15, 2024

In today’s dynamic business landscape, adaptability is key to survival. The printing industry, known for its resilience and evolution, recently faced an unprecedented and formidable challenge with a worldwide paper shortage. This part 1 episode of Unlocking Potential dives deep into the heart of this crisis, exploring its causes, consequences, and actionable solutions. At the…

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VCC Construction: A Leader Among 2023’s Top Firms in Shopping Mall, Big Box Store, and Strip Center Construction by Building Design + Construction
February 14, 2024

Building Design + Construction’s 2023 rankings recognize VCC Construction as one of the top three construction firms for shopping malls, big box stores, and strip center construction. VCC’s portfolio boasts significant projects across the United States, including St. John’s Town Center, Fairfield Town Center, Stonestown Galleria, SoNo Collection, Shops at 493, Market Square, RedBird…

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RIG-A-LITE’s LED Lighting Solutions are a Game-Changer for Industrial Safety
February 8, 2024

In an era where industrial safety and energy efficiency are paramount, RIG-A-LITE, a subsidiary of Avail Infrastructure Solutions, stands out as a beacon of innovation in the British Columbia, Canada region. Specializing in LED lighting solutions for hazardous locations, RIGA-LITE addresses the critical needs of industries operating under challenging conditions. This video presents an…

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