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A Touching Solution that Reduces Food Waste and Improves Food Safety

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Brands and retailers want to engage our senses, particularly with touch. Tactile techniques invite the consumer to interact with a product, delivering an experience that can stimulate demand for that product. The growing trend for tactile solutions has crossed into the food and beverage industry in, shall we say, a fresh manner?

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Topics: Advanced Materials

Cheap Biomaterial Could Replace Plastic Barrier Coatings

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 20, 2018 10:30:00 AM
Biomaterial.jpgThe interest in “green” or “sustainable” products like biodegradable polymers and other polymers continues to drive innovation in the food packaging industry. Researchers have developed an inexpensive biomaterial that can sustainably replace plastic barrier coatings in packaging and many other applications.  The compostable biomaterial offers the potential to greatly reduce pollution.
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Topics: Plastics

New Permanent Magnet Generator Tech Set for Commercialization

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM
Wind_Turbine-1.jpgA new topology of a direct-drive permanent magnet generator edged closer to commercialization. VertAx Wind Ltd and the University of Edinburgh, which developed the technology, have signed the first commercial licensing agreement for the C-Gen Permanent Magnet Generator. Announced in December, the agreement enables VertAx to build the technology into its multi-megawatt vertical axis wind turbine currently under development.
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Topics: Manufacturing

Smart Digital Tower to Improve Singapore Airport’s Operational Efficiency

Posted by Clayton Luz on Dec 21, 2017 1:15:00 PM
Airplane_Blog.jpegTechnological, regulatory, security and economic trends are placing new demands on airports—the backbone of the global commercial air transportation system. To meet these trends, airport operators are expected to spend hundreds of billions of dollars on new airport construction, expansion and modernization.
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Topics: Instrumentation and Sensors