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Combustible dust fires are an ever-present risk in processing industries across the country and are a much bigger problem than reported by the federal government. These combustible dust fires are often precursors to catastrophic explosions. In fact, most dust can be combustible under the right circumstances. Read more


Robots are a regular fixture of manufacturing, but they’re typically run in isolation to prevent potential risks to workers, and this takes up a tremendous amount of space on an average shop floor. New safety techniques and advanced automation technology are now clearing the way for normalized human-robot interaction that would eliminate many cumbersome space and operational requirements. Read more

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New emissions and fuel standards introduced by the EPA could reduce air pollution and boost vehicle efficiency. While some industry groups claim the economic impact of these rules makes them impractical, others (including many automakers) support the regulations. Read more

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