The New Generation of Automation

The New Generation of Automation

by Steven Mauss Years ago, when kids still delivered papers on foot via paper routes, I was thrilled to earn the extra money generated by having a job. Back then, things were not so automated; it was all done by hand. Every day, I would roll my allotted newspapers and...
How Improving Operational Efficiency Saved an Industry

How Improving Operational Efficiency Saved an Industry

by Lee Gliddon As the Millennium arrived nuclear operators in the United States had an average planned plant outage time of 36 days. Every day they were not producing electricity they lost $1.5 million. Under the strain of cheap natural gas, the nuclear industry had...