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    Ian Porzondek

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    More Than You Think

    Posted by Ian Porzondek

    Aug 26, 2020 11:23:29 AM

    All fluids change viscosity with temperature.
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    Topics: Fluid dispensing systems, Point of Application

    The Way We Buy

    Posted by Ian Porzondek

    Jun 10, 2020 9:34:00 AM

    It was in the not too distant past that the 30 minutes or less pizza delivery option changed the way we would think about our dinner choices. Fast forward to 2020 and the way that we buy everything has changed the entire retail landscape. Convenience and cost savings have all but eliminated face to face customer interaction. Is the retail model influencing the way we think about making our purchases for our industrial processes?

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    Topics: Manufacturing, temperature control systems

    Post Covid-19 New Normal

    Posted by Ian Porzondek

    May 6, 2020 9:30:00 AM

    The “new normal” is a phrase that I have been hearing and saying a lot lately. When the Covid-19 virus started circulating, I must admit that I could not fathom the impact that it would have and how each part of our lives would be affected. Now that we are in it and have accepted our present working conditions, it has become quite clear that a lot of things will not go back to “normal”. So, what does that mean exactly?

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    Topics: Manufacturing, Industrial finishing, industrial painting, viscometers

    What is Your “So What?”

    Posted by Ian Porzondek

    Mar 6, 2020 9:15:00 AM

    I had a marketing person ask me a few years ago what it was that we did at Saint Clair Systems. When I described what we did, he had one question for me. After a brief pause, he asked, “So what?” Initially, I thought he was just being rude but then I realized that he was trying to get me to clarify why what we do is important and who it is important to. I know that in a lot of our blogs we discuss the importance of quality, consistency and repeatability but as I read some of them, I find myself asking the same question; so what? This blog is an example of a so what.

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    Topics: cost of temperature

    WE’RE NOT THE PAINT HEATER COMPANY!

    Posted by Ian Porzondek

    Jan 8, 2020 8:15:00 AM

    We hear this a lot, “Oh, you’re the paint heater company.” We tend to cringe because what we do is quite a bit different than traditional paint heaters.

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    Topics: cost of temperature, Fluid dispensing systems, Temperature control, Point of Application, paint and coating, Industrial finishing, temperature control systems

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