How Design of Experiments (DOE) Leads to Industrial Success

There may be a hidden factor that explains Japanese industrial success. While U.S. students of industry point to the cultural work ethic, the Japanese methods of management, the use of statistical process control, and the application of Just-in-Time manufacturing techniques, one key ingredient remains almost unnoticed: Genichi Taguchi’s System of Experimental Design, which uses laboratory […]

Making a Case for Trucking Industry EOBR Mandate

Mandating Electronic On-Board Recorders (EOBR’s) for all interstate commercial motor vehicles is nothing new for the trucking industry. The argument for the EOBR dates back to 1990 and continues today. Many professional truck drivers, however, argue that the EOBR will have no increase in safety as the regulators advise and could add to further harassment […]

Industrial Air Cleaners: A Way to Maximize Productivity and Minimize Risk

If you own or operate a commercial or industrial business, making sure that you and your employees have good air quality can mean the difference between higher profits and productivity or employee illness, loss of productivity, lawsuits and more. A recent report states that air pollution from coal plants, for example, kills over 13,000 people […]