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July 23, 2020

Which Gases Are Used in Fire Suppression Systems?

What gases are used in fire suppression systems?

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May 4, 2020

5 Machine Shop Efficiency Tips for Immediate Cost Savings

Unlike one-time cost savings like a staff reduction or cutting advertising spend, increasing efficiency delivers cost savings over the long term. That makes efficiency gains an attractive option for many shops looking to cut costs during COVID-19.

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April 15, 2020

How will CV19 change global sourcing of precision machined components?

From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, companies have been grappling with supply chain disruption. There's been a lot of speculation that as a result, American companies are going to bring more of their supply chains on shore or near shore to North America. We analyze possible outcomes in this Q&A with Cullen Morrison.

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March 24, 2020

How Can Suppliers Help Medical Device Manufacturers Ramp for COVID-19?

Coronavirus is here. And while our doctors and nurses fight the virus on the front lines, many of us are wondering what we can do to help.

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December 16, 2019

Analysis of 24 Incidents Reveals #1 Cause of Machine Shop Fires

Most experienced machinists have seen at least one fire on the job. Cutting metals at high speeds creates plenty of opportunities for sparks to ignite flammable materials. Many fires in machine shops are preventable, either by minimizing sparks or making sure they do not ignite flammable materials. But mistakes can happen. Our analysis of 24 fires in machine shops shows that one mistake, in particular, causes almost 30% of all fires.

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November 7, 2019

What You Need to Know About the R107 Fire Suppression Requirement

You may be aware that 37 countries have signed on to adopt the UNECE R107 regulation. This rule is intended to make bus transport safer by reducing the risk of catastrophic bus engine fires. When a bus fire starts in an engine, the driver and passengers often don’t realize the danger until the fire has already grown very large. That’s why UNECE R107 requires installation of automatic fire suppression systems in bus engines.

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August 13, 2019

What US Utility Providers Can Learn From Their Counterparts in Africa

With the rise in number and intensity of wildfires, utility providers are looking at a number of ways to reduce risk. They are integrating traditional tactics with technological advancements. Utilities should also be looking at their counterparts aboard to learn how they are implementing fire protection.

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