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The New Hub and Spoke Model: Redirecting the Flow of Patient Care

 

For the past two decades, many healthcare providers have been developing networks of primary, secondary and tertiary care settings to provide care to their patient population. Depending upon the size and scope of the provider, these networks...

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Nov 14, 2017

Air Flow Design: The Common Oversight in Food Plants | Part 3/4

 

While we understand there are many nuances to airflow design and unique considerations based on the type of facility, layout of the facility and what is being produced in it, some of the common considerations that apply to most facilities...

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Oct 05, 2017

How to Build the Perfect Team

 

Experience has demonstrated that project success directly correlates to the team chosen to accomplish the project goals. Research supports the fact that teams with a broad base of experience; diverse mindsets and frequent communication perform...

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Sep 05, 2017

8 Common Strategies Football Teams & Startup Teams Use to Ensure Success

 

Football season is fast approaching and both fans and teams are getting prepared for another exciting year. To have a great football team, you need good talent. However, talent alone does not guarantee success – players need to be trained to...

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Aug 25, 2017

Haskell’s Integrated Business Model Ideal for Disaster Recovery

 

While most of Haskell’s commercial and industrial projects have the benefit of months of careful planning and execution, clients also turn to Haskell in times of crisis. Haskell disaster recovery teams leverage well established, in-house,...

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Aug 17, 2017

Civil Engineering: Building a Solid Foundation for Design-Build (D-B) and Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) Projects

 

Since 1965, Haskell has been a pioneer in the integrated delivery of architecture, engineering and construction projects. Much of Haskell’s success in completing comprehensive D-B and EPC projects on time and on budget comes from the bedrock of...

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Jul 24, 2017

Air Flow Design: The Common Oversight in Food Plants | Part 2/4

 

While we understand there are many nuances to airflow design and unique considerations based on the type of facility, layout of the facility and what is being produced in it, some of the common considerations that apply to most facilities...

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Jul 17, 2017

How Much Water Does it Take to Make a Hamburger?

 

Here’s a question most consumers don’t ponder when diving into their favorite greasy cheeseburger: how much water did it take to make this?

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Jul 07, 2017

5 Strategies to Ensure Integration in Packaging Line Automation

 

In the world of packaging, it takes a wide array of machinery and systems, made by different original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), to successfully and efficiently produce goods. Many OEMs are only capable of supplying their piece of the...

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Jun 26, 2017

Using Emulation to Maximize ROI

 

The ability to guide clients with data-driven decisions that maximize their return on investment is critical in any manufacturing environment. Would you like to see your system long before start-up? Is it beneficial to identify line control...

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Mar 16, 2017

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

 

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...

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Mar 22, 2016

Are you calculating OEE accurately?

 

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....

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Mar 22, 2016

Think Tank Summer Series: Revamp Your Water Reduction Plan

 

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...

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Mar 22, 2016

The Ambiguous Gap Between Identifying and Mitigating Risk

 

When you need an oil change, you know you need an oil change.  

Your car flashes a light at you on the dashboard. You see that expired sticker glaring at you every time you step foot inside your car. So what do you do? You may change it...

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Mar 22, 2016

5 Questions with Aviation Expert Paul Raudenbush

 

Paul Raudenbush, Senior Vice President of Manufacturing and Technology, takes a moment to answer five questions about key issues for manufacturers in today's global landscape and how the right approach can relieve common pressures. The 20+ year...

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Mar 22, 2016

Globalization 101: 7 Key Location Considerations You Can't Overlook

 

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Mar 21, 2016

5 Strategies NBA and Start-Up Teams Use to Ensure Success

 

Have you ever seen your favorite team ahead of their opponent by 20 or 30 points in the NBA Playoffs, get comfortable with the lead and end up losing a crucial game? This isn’t just a common mistake for professional teams; it’s common in...

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Mar 21, 2016

4 Key Initiatives for Tissue Manufacturers: Part 2 of 2

 

The Haskell team has been focusing on how they can best support their tissue clients’ ultimate goal – to provide high quality products efficiently to the retail consumer.

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Mar 21, 2016

4 Key Initiatives for Tissue Manufacturers: Part 1 of 2

 

Our team has been focusing on how they can best support their tissue clients’ ultimate goal – to provide high quality products efficiently to the retail consumer.

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Mar 21, 2016

10 Effective SIP Rules to Reliably Achieve Sterile Process Systems

 

Are your process systems sterile? Steam-in-Place (SIP) Operations are used in the food and biotechnology industries, using the thermal energy of condensing steam for a controlled time period to effect a bioburden reduction.SIP operations may be...

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Mar 21, 2016

3 Lessons Traffic Jams Teach About Material Handling Systems

 

Are you tired of traffic? Do you want the answers to solve all of your traffic woes? Unless everyone in your city reads this blog, you are in the wrong place. Fortunately, there is something you have more control over – the effectiveness of...

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