Manufacturing facilities have unique challenges because of constant ambient background noise that limits effective communication. Practice and investing in the right technology can help mitigate these problems.
Food manufacturers may have to adapt their packaging to meet the requirements of grocery delivery due to COVID-19.
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Many of the lessons and changes applied to manufacturing after the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 can be applied to the growing challenge manufacturers face with industrial cybersecurity. Three keys to improving cybersecurity are highlighted.
A method has been developed that detects the COVID-19 virus in wastewater samples as well as whether infection rates are going up or down.
Researchers have developed a method that casts a wider net for potentially harmful chemicals in drinking water using analytical chemistry and molecular toxicology, which could help water and wastewater operations.
Think Again: programmable controller programming languages, COVID-19 acceleration of engineering, automation and digitalization, and variable frequency drive parameters were among top articles posted on the Control Engineering website during 2020.
A contactless measurement system that could help detect illnesses such as COVID-19 has been developed by University of Michigan researchers.
North Carolina State University’s Nonwovens Institute (NWI) received a $400,000 grant to investigate improving the properties of materials they’re using for masks and respirators.
mobileSHIELD is designed to demonstrate a way to rapidly deploy I-COVID, the saliva-based test for COVID-19 developed at the University of Illinois.