Month: June 2017

One Big Way to Reduce Operational Costs

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Reducing operating costs is always a hot topic of conversation regardless of business or industry. But, the power generation industry is a good case study. A vast array of challenges can wreak havoc on hydraulic cylinders and send operating costs through the roof. If this sounds familiar, then you should read our product spotlight on Parker …

7 Things to Know When Choosing Hydraulic Hose

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You need to know seven basic pieces of information make up your need to know when looking for a hose assembly. In fact, these 7 questions have become a standard in the industry and are denoted by the acronym S.T.A.M.P.E.D. STAMPED stands for Size, Temperature, Application, Media, Pressure, Ends and Duplication. Here’s how it works. Size Before …

What You Need to Know About FSMA

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The FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act) is a pretty intense read. While it may be a confusing mess to wade through, it’s imperative you understand exactly what has changed, and how it affects you and your business. Let’s break it down and find out what you really need to know.   Who is Affected? For all …

Avoid These Inventory Management Pitfalls

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Inventory management sounds easy enough, until one day you find yourself in a bind and are unsure how you got there. Common pitfalls have snared more than one company, but the good news is once you’ve identified the risks, you can prepare.  Here are some of the most common inventory management mistakes and how to avoid …