Articles Tagged with ''general business''

Loparex Receives ISO Certification

July 10, 2014
Loparex recently announced several office and global manufacturing plants are now ISO 14001-2004 certified.
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Rise of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks for Manufacturers

More manufacturing workers are now using their own mobile devices to monitor and control industrial equipment.
July 1, 2014
The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon that is reshaping information technology (IT) in business offices now is spreading to the manufacturing sector, with employee-owned smartphones and media tablets playing an increasingly important role in manufacturing settings this year and beyond.
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Serve to Be Great: 11 Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery and a Boardroom

By simply shifting focus away from short-term goals and financial gain toward more effectively serving the people on their teams, leaders can create conditions for superior long-term results.
July 1, 2014

A recent Gallup poll shows that only 30% of Americans are actively engaged at work. That doesn’t come as a big surprise to Matt Tenney, author of Serve to Be Great: Leadership Lessons from a Prison, a Monastery, and a Boardroom.


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PPG Announces Small-Batch Coatings Processing System

June 5, 2014
PPG reportedly invested in the new batch process to satisfy customers’ needs for small quantities and made-to-order products.
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Market Trends: Additive Manufacturing on the Rise

3D printers will increasingly be used to manufacture direct production parts and finished goods in a variety of applications.
June 2, 2014

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, allows solid objects to be built from a series of layers using plastic, metal, or other materials. This technology can thereby produce sophisticated structures with greater flexibility and efficiency and less waste compared to traditional manufacturing techniques, which require longer setup times and higher material and labor costs.


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IP in Depth: Effective Preissuance Submissions

Preissuance submissions are a one-chance opportunity to present prior art in such a way that an examiner will be convinced to apply the prior art to reject pending claims in a patent application.
June 2, 2014

"The preissuance submission provision in the America Invents Act aims to bring the most relevant prior art to the examiner’s attention as early as possible during prosecution to enhance examination effectiveness and efficiency,” says Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) David Kappos.


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3M’s Post-it Brand Sponsors Startup Weekend

May 30, 2014
3M recently announced its Post-it® brand is sponsoring Startup Weekend, a program intended to help entrepreneurs launch their businesses in one weekend, organized by the non-profit UP Global.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Readers Most Interested in 3M Patents

An announcement from 3M regarding a milestone in innovation garnered the most interest last week.
May 27, 2014
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Valentus Specialty Chemicals Formed

May 15, 2014
Huron Capital Partners LLC recently announced it has co-founded Valentus Specialty Chemicals Inc. with industry veteran Ray Chlodney.
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Brookfield Engineering Marks 80 Years

May 15, 2014
Brookfield Engineering recently announced it is celebrating 80 years of innovation and customer service this year.
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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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