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Clayton Luz

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Digitization in Motor Vehicle Manufacturing

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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Advancements in technology continue to benefit the motor vehicle engine manufacturing industry. New technologies such as advanced combustion methods, integration of drive systems and controlled valve operation systems to optimize fuel economy are also challenging manufacturers to contain costs.

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Topics: Manufacturing

Cities in America Are Getting Smarter About Parking Solutions

Written by Clayton Luz on Feb 12, 2018 1:45:00 PM
parking-meter.jpgIn Florida, the cities of St. Petersburg and Sarasota have joined the growing trend of U.S. cities that have adopted smart parking technology solutions and applications to ease commuter congestion and reduce carbon emissions.
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Topics: Engineering

A Touching Solution that Reduces Food Waste and Improves Food Safety

Written 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

Written 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