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  • Manufacturing Safety & OSHA: Compliance or Welfare? - In certain aspects, manufacturing is just like any other business out there. You run a business that supplies a demand, and it makes a profit by giving people what they want. That’s basic knowledge. What isn’t basic knowledge is that there are tons of compliance and standard programs and procedures that manufacturing companies must tend… Continue Reading
  • The Crucial Role of Apprenticeship and Training in Manufacturing Safety - Safety is a paramount concern in the manufacturing industry, and engineers play a crucial role in ensuring a safe working environment, whether it is by training or learning. While technological advancements have improved manufacturing processes, they have also introduced new risks and challenges. In this blog post, we will delve into the significance of apprenticeship… Continue Reading
  • Nerding Out on Chemical Engineering - Hello again, nerds! If you haven’t already read the first part of the chemical engineering dissection, please feel free to do so here: https://www.optimation.us/blogs/from-boring-to-bubbly-how-chemical-engineering-brings-magic-to-life/. Some fascination awaits you there as you not only learn more about a chemical engineer in action but also the magic that chemical engineering brings to life! So we’ve established that… Continue Reading
  • From Boring to Bubbly: How Chemical Engineering Brings Magic to Life - Dear Readers (or Nerds)... …However you wish to identify yourself. I prefer the latter. It’s been a week of magical endeavors. Just like any other week. A reflection, however, came to me as I wrote this article today. Perhaps the reason, we scientists and engineers, rarely believe in magic… Is because we create them. In… Continue Reading
  • Cleantech – How Does Re:Build Optimation Fit into the Mix - Written by Steve Beyer, Director of Business Development for Re:Build Optimation.  In the Re:Build family of companies, technologies are grouped into segments that form the key markets to which we provide engineering and manufacturing services. One of our core segments is Cleantech. It represents one of the highest-growth areas in Re:Build and in the domestic… Continue Reading
  • How to Plan Well for Manufacturing Day 2023 - Manufacturing Day 2023 is October 6th this year… you have time, but it moves fast, so here are ideas to help you unlock how you’ll celebrate and inspire kids to take up CTE (Career Technical Education) and STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math). For the sake of your ease, we are breaking this blog into… Continue Reading
  • The Disconnect between Military & Civilian Skills Acceptance – A Way Forward - The transition from military service to civilian life can be both exciting and challenging for veterans. While their military experience equips them with valuable skills, there is often a disconnect between the acceptance of these skills in the civilian job market. This discrepancy poses a significant hurdle for veterans seeking employment in various industries, including… Continue Reading
  • The Re:Build Manufacturing Benefit – Why We Joined Re:Build Manufacturing - Optimation Technology is a leading provider of turnkey solutions, offering industrial clients a single, reliable source of projects. And with our desire to serve and reinvigorate manufacturing in the US, we have joined Re:Build Manufacturing, which is an American Made organization ready to rebuild manufacturing in the United States with the client's best interest in… Continue Reading
  • Today’s Greatness is not Enough for Tomorrow - By Joshua C Pies, C47Films.com Happy 4th of July.  A few important tips before we touch the 3rd rail of blogging and melt some faces with a reference that seems politically charged (but isn’t intended to be). 4th of July Tips: If fireworks are illegal where you live… Don’t use them! If you can use… Continue Reading
  • Cellulosic Ethanol Fuels The Future (A Comparison To Traditional Ethanol Production) - In today's world, the demand for sustainable fuel options is higher than ever before. As we face mounting concerns over climate change, rising fuel costs, and dwindling natural resources, the need for renewable energy alternatives is more pressing than ever before. This is where cellulosic ethanol comes in as a game-changer. This biofuel is made… Continue Reading