News tagged with manufacturing

Chemicals from wood waste

Vitamins, medication, solvents, crop protection products and polymers—in future, it will be possible to manufacture many of these from wood waste. The processes will also be at least as cost-effective, environmentally friendly ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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Standard to improve sustainable manufacturing

Anyone who's ever covered a wall with sticky notes to clearly map all of the steps in a process knows how valuable that exercise can be. It can streamline workflow, increase efficiency and improve the overall quality of the ...

dateMay 26, 2016 in Engineering
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3-D Printing 101

It's been more than 30 years since the invention of 3-D printing, and yet in some ways the technology is still a frontier of unexplored potential.

dateMay 11, 2016 in Engineering
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Google is sounding more and more like Microsoft

Google once famously adopted "don't be evil" as its motto. But the company is now being accused of acting a lot like Microsoft, whose anti-competitive actions gained it the mocking moniker of the "Evil Empire."

dateMay 05, 2016 in Business
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