How Do VOCs Impact the Environment?

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are created when toxic chemicals vaporize and form harmful gases. Natural events like wildfires release large quantities of VOCs every year. However, industrial operations and other man-made processes contribute a significant percentage to the planet’s…

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    Why Geotechnical Services Are Essential for Emission Control Compliance

Why Geotechnical Services Are Essential for Emission Control Compliance

Pollution control equipment can significantly reduce the amount of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) released through manufacturing processes. Facilities using toxic solvents or generating high levels of VOCs must install abatement technology to meet standards set by the Environmental Protection…

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    The Future of the Food and Beverage Industry: A New Decade is Dawning

The Future of the Food and Beverage Industry: A New Decade is Dawning

Can you believe Y2K and the fears surrounding it happened two full decades ago? The world has changed, the consumer has changed, and the sales process has changed—could you imagine today’s landscape back then? The market moves faster. The…

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Does Your Coffee Manufacturing Plant Meet EPA Standards?

Coffee manufacturers are often subject to public scrutiny as consumers look for organic products and agricultural techniques that do not negatively impact local habitats. However, roasting facilities are also subject to scrutiny within their industry. Manufacturers must adhere to…

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Evolving Tastes Fueling a Premium Push in Baking Operations

The premium push is hitting grocery stores—and it’s changing the way bakery operations work. Organic foods continue to see demand, artisan products are evolving and finding their way into shopping carts, and ingredients are changing. With this push comes…

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    Rebound or Recession: Why Manufacturers Can’t Ignore Pollution Control

Rebound or Recession: Why Manufacturers Can’t Ignore Pollution Control

The news travels so fast nowadays, and it’s often tough to keep ahead of the trends. The same day you see mentions of a potential recession, you see reports that manufacturing productivity is on the rise. Add to this…

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Understanding the Difference Between VOCs, VVOCs, and SVOCs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies a Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) as “any compound of carbon that participates in atmospheric photochemical reactions.” This classification excludes carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, carbonic acid, ammonium carbonate, metallic carbides, and carbonates. VOCs are…

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    How to Create an Effective Preventative Maintenance Plan for Your Pollution Control Equipment

How to Create an Effective Preventative Maintenance Plan for Your Pollution Control Equipment

Pollution control equipment is a vital part of the manufacturing industry. Facilities emitting volatile organic compounds (VOCs) must meet strict air quality guidelines set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). VOCs are released into the atmosphere when harmless chemicals…

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What’s Next for the Packaging Industry?

Packaging is one of those ubiquitous industries. Few industries can say that every single American uses their products multiple times per day. Packaging protects, markets, stores, and maintains product quality for everything from food to pharmaceuticals, auto parts to…

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Building a Sustainable Manufacturing Operation

In today’s litigious and media-driven landscape, in which a disparaging article can cause boycotts and potentially destroy businesses, companies in all industries need to stay ahead of the curve. It’s no longer about global warming, it’s about climate change….

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