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    Turning A Manufacturing Problem Into A Competitive Advantage

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Oct 15, 2013 10:45:00 AM

    Whether consumer direct or B2B, every market has its own unique trends that define the requirements for success.  In response to these trends, you enact processes specifically designed to effectively serve your customers, gain a competitive advantage, and remain profitable.  But trends shift over time as customers react to the changing world around them.  You may perceive this as negative, as your customer’s needs conflict with the operational and profitability goals of your business.  But what if this can BE your competitive advantage?

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    Topics: cost of temperature, Temperature control, coil coating, sustainability

    How Sustainability and Innovation Cut Your Fluid Process Control Costs

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Jul 30, 2013 11:21:00 AM

    Whether or not you believe that humans have a significant impact on climate change one thing is certain; climate change is moving our industry toward sustainability. In the May 2013 edition of Paint & Coatings Industry Magazine, the article Sustainability Drives ECS sums it up,

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    Topics: Temperature control, Point of Application, sustainability

    5 Common Temperature Control Mistakes That Could Cost You Millions

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Jun 25, 2013 10:40:00 AM

    Awareness is half the game.”

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    Topics: Manufacturing, cost of temperature, Temperature control

    8 Points That Indicate You May Be Losing Millions On Your Coating Line

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Jun 13, 2013 10:47:00 AM

    What would you do if you visited a manufacturing/production plant that had spent hundreds of millions on world-class robotics and automation, employed the finest people, and ran what appeared to be the most efficient process; yet at the same time was leaving millions of dollars on the table every year because they were missing a simple solution?

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    Topics: Manufacturing, Temperature control

    Are The Changing Seasons Bleeding Your Costs?

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Jun 4, 2013 9:36:00 AM


    Whether at work, at a party or cookout, or any other time people come together, it’s only a matter of time before the most common topic of conversation arises: the weather. As summer’s first true heat wave has swept through the US, it reminds us all of just how much the seasons impact temperature.

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    Topics: cost of temperature, Temperature control

    Controlling The Uncontrollable

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    May 14, 2013 10:12:00 AM

    It’s not what you know that hurts you; it’s what you think you know that ain’t so.

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    Topics: Manufacturing, Temperature control, Saint Clair Systems

    Why Temperature Control Is The Missing Link

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    May 7, 2013 10:15:00 AM

    As anyone with experience in manufacturing will tell you, the creation of any product requires strict adherence to a very specific formula.

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    Topics: Manufacturing, cost of temperature, Fluid dispensing systems, Temperature control

    Five Inefficiencies Solved by Proper Temperature Control

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Apr 30, 2013 11:02:00 AM

    What if we told you your company may be throwing money away because the fluid dispensing operations in your manufacturing process is varying a few degrees?

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    Topics: Viscosity, Manufacturing, cost of temperature, Fluid dispensing systems, Temperature control, Saint Clair Systems

    The Cost of Poor Temperature Control

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Apr 15, 2013 11:07:00 AM

    When your body temperature varies, you add or remove layers. When the temperature of your manufacturing process varies, you lose money.

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    Topics: cost of temperature, Temperature control

    The “Why” of Temperature Control

    Posted by Mike Bonner

    Mar 19, 2013 12:04:00 PM

    We get asked these types of questions a lot: 

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    Topics: Manufacturing, Temperature control, Saint Clair Systems

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