Cleaning Companies Increasingly Offer Environmentally Friendly Options

Cleaning Companies Increasingly Offer Environmentally Friendly Options

Organizations and households are increasingly paying attention to the types of cleaning chemicals they use due to concerns about toxicity and environmental impact. Contract cleaning firms are sensitive to client concerns about cleaning chemicals, because they have to compete strongly to win contracts in a fragmented industry with many participants.


Four Reasons the CAFE Rollback is Meaningless

Four Reasons the CAFE Rollback is Meaningless

The July 2018 rollback of the CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Economy) standards has roused debate, but any change that occurs is likely to be minimal at best.


Advent of Additive (3D) Manufacturing Adds to Machine Tool Shops’ Capabilities

Advent of Additive (3D) Manufacturing Adds to Machine Tool Shops’ Capabilities

Roy Amara once said, “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run”. In the machine tool market, additive manufacturing promises to be revolutionary, enabling the production of parts that would be nigh-impossible to create with conventional machine tools. How is additive manufacturing going to impact the types of parts and profitability of machine shops in the future?


The New Data Privacy Landscape

The New Data Privacy Landscape

Data breaches have regularly been in the news over the past few years. From the Equifax breach to the Marriott breach – and seemingly every company in-between – it is abundantly clear that data security will grow increasingly complex and critical in the future. Maintaining data security and privacy requires diligent, proactive measures to be taken not only by data handlers, but also by legislators and consumers.