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InMotion: The Haskell Blog

How Nutrient Recovery Systems Offer Municipalities a Win-Win

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

What if the owners of municipalities could simultaneously help the environment and create a money revenue stream that could offset costs?

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Air Flow Design: The Common Oversight in Food Plants | Part 1/4

Categories: Food Safety, Manufacturing

 

In the process of developing a design for a food production facility, there are so many things for an owner/operator to consider: capital financing, access to raw materials, proximity to distribution points, layout of process equipment, future expansion capabilities, adequate staffing and employee welfare facilities among many others. 

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Project Spotlight: Anheuser-Busch Completes its Largest North American Project for 2016

Categories: Quality, Ahead

 

When Anheuser-Busch, the world’s largest beer producer, broke ground on a $175 million expansion to their Metal Container Corporation plant in Jacksonville, FL in March 2016, they promised to provide 75 new jobs and a completed facility by January 2017.

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Haskell Presents at American Craft Spirits Association Annual Conference

Categories: Ahead

 

On February 16th and 17th, representatives from craft distilleries from all over the United States will descend on Nashville, Tennessee, for the annual American Craft Spirits Association conference. Among the scheduled presenters for the event is a team from Haskell who will share advice on navigating expansion, overcoming regulatory hurdles, and increasing efficiency.

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Beyond Metrics: The True Roles of an Effective Safety Professional

 

Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment should be one of the core operating principles of every AEC firm. In addition to ensuring compliance with OSHA requirements on the job site, it takes much more to develop and champion internal programs that drive a team to achieve a zero injury, zero incident work environment.

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Best of Haskell 2016

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

2016 is over. Throughout the year, we posted engaging blogs, new projects, breaking news, informative videos and thought-provoking papers.You clicked. We listened.

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3 Production Analytics & Data Tools that Maximize ROI

Categories: Processing and Packaging, Innovation

 

Are you looking for ways to maximize the return on investment in your facility? Most manufacturers are. With this client concern in mind, our System Analytics team developed three tools to help you make data driven decisions that will protect your investment:

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The Power of Color Codes: Translating Process to Automation

Categories: Processing and Packaging

 

How do you translate process design knowledge to other disciplines in a timely fashion? Our process engineering team must demonstrate to the client exactly how their new systems will work.

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7 Costly Pitfalls of Inventory Management

Categories: Processing and Packaging

 

How do you balance unknown demand and varying supply lead times while meeting expected service levels? 

 

Since each facility is different, this can be a complex question to answer. However, the first step to meet this challenge is to understand what is currently being done before attempting to improve inventory management.

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P3: The New Way to Fund Higher Education Facilities

Categories: Quality, Innovation

 

As a post-secondary professional, your overall goal is to develop a campus experience that attracts and retains students. Unfortunately, government cutbacks and pushback from students on high tuition can get in the way of that goal.

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5 Questions with Project Delivery Method Expert Mike Schmieder

Categories: Expert Interviews

 

With over 35 years of experience as a practicing architect, Mike Schmieder has successfully completed hundreds of projects utilizing all the methods of project delivery: Design-Bid, CM at Risk, Design-Build, and Integrated Design-Build Enjoy this conversation with Mike. 

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5 Questions with Water Design-Build Expert Bryan Bedell

Categories: Water/Wastewater

 

Bryan Bedell, Division Leader of Haskell's Water Division, takes a moment to answer five questions about key issues for utility owners and how the right approach can relieve their challenges. Enjoy this conversation with Bryan.

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Are you calculating OEE accurately?

Categories: Consumer Products, Manufacturing

 

There are several high stake considerations consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers must take into account when building and maintaining operations. Productivity of an operation can be measured using Overall Equipment Effectiveness or OEE. By using OEE, you can properly benchmark your equipment availability, operational performance and production quality. 

In a 2014 Haskell survey, 88%...

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Best of Haskell 2015

Categories: Innovation, Ahead

 

2015 is over. It seems like a moment ago, we were on summer vacations and deciding which Halloween costume to wear. Throughout the year, we posted engaging blogs, new projects, breaking news, informative videos and thought-provoking papers.You clicked. We listened.Whether you are a newcomer or a frequent visitor, join us as we look back at the Haskell content that rocked 2015!

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Design-Build Proves High Design and City Reality Can Coexist

Categories: Quality, Ahead

 

When some people think about the design-build project delivery method, they think of using it for a building. Perhaps, they think of applying the method to a new hospital or greenfield distribution center. However, design-build is not just reserved for these types of projects.When working with cities to maximize aesthetics for the community, big ideas usually reduce in size once discussions...

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The Hidden Net Zero Energy Savings in Parking Garages

Categories: Government, Sustainability

 

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New Ship Sizes Expose the Lack of Investment in Port Infrastructure

Categories: Ahead, Government

 

With signs of economic recovery in the U.S. and Europe, global trade and shipping are anticipated to rise in next few years. With this, many in the port and harbor industry have planned to invest a great deal in and around ports. Although this was planned, there was a major change the industry did not anticipate that caused dramatic congestion at U.S. gateway ports. 

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AIA Photography Contest Challenges Architects to Look Up

Categories: Ahead

 

Pictured from left to right: Jonathan Essa and Chris Allen

How does an architect find their inspiration? What do they do before they create a design?

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) believes that before design even begins, architects look up. They find inspiration and beauty by observing their surroundings. In 2014, AIA challenged members and architects around the world to look up...

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Think Tank Summer Series: Revamp Your Water Reduction Plan

Categories: Sustainability, Water/Wastewater, Manufacturing

 

Do you remember those seemingly unsolvable word problems in grade school math? If not, here’s one to jog your memory.

If 71% of the globe is covered in water, 1% is accessible for human consumption and the global population is 7 billion in 2015, how much fresh water will be left once the population hits 9 billion in 2048?

Stumped? Most people are. Unfortunately, these are real statistics,...

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Why Innovative Manufacturers Conduct Utility Audits

Categories: Innovation, Consumer Products, Energy

 

“May I have an audit?”When was the last time you asked that question? For most, the question is usually phrased, “Why do I have to be audited?” Luckily, in this case, we aren't talking about a tax audit. We are referring to an audit that you actually want because it saves you money – a utility audit.According to several reports, the United States leads the world in energy waste. The country...

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