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Engineers of the Future Sought

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There are many ways for an employer to find workers. Placing an ad in the Sunday paper used to be de rigueur; now companies are placing ads on MySpace, and
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What is Poka-Yoke?

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We’re all familiar with the Hokey Pokey. But have you heard of Poka-Yoke? Poka-yoke is the Japanese term for mistake proofing, or setting up measures to prevent mistakes and the
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Oil Prices Dip after Gustav

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Reports show that Hurricane Gustav did little damage to energy facilities in the Gulf, helping to send oil prices sharply downward. The Houston Chronicle is reporting that early updates from
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EDITOR'S MEMO: September Startups

By Teresa McPherson
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The monthly roundup from Editor Teresa McPherson.
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Ask Dr. Dave

By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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In his September 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses thermally conductive adhesives and the best choices for laminating layers of EVA foam.
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Happy Labor Day

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As Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, Labor Day indicates the end. Gone are the barbecues, the lazy days on the beach, the picnics … However, Labor Day -
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Michigan Company One of Fastest Growing in America

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As you’re probably aware, the recession has hit Michigan’s manufacturing base quite hard, and many people are dealing with layoffs, plant closings and other bad news. However, we recently received
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Gustav May Influence Gas Prices

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Labor Day = higher gas prices, right? Yes, but not for the reason you think: Oil prices rose Tuesday as Hurricane Gustav made landfall Haiti -- raising concerns that the
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The Dangers of Dust

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Sugar … corn … metal … dangerous? When these and other materials common to manufacturing are ground into dust - and suspended in the air - all it takes is
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ASI Cyber Tip of the Day

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Here at ASI we try to put the most valuable information at your fingertips. That's why, as part of our website redesign, we've incuded a section at the bottom third
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