Industrial

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Be Ready. Be Aware. Are You Prepared for NFPA Arc Flash 2018 Updates?

Be aware. Be prepared. Be proactive. NFPA  2018 updates of the 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace), have a new philosophy for reducing arc flash risk: prevention. Up until now, the standard has typically focused on managing risk, but an emphasis has now been placed on also outlining proactive strategies to avoid arc flash incidents all together. Today, we’re exploring some of the key changes to the manual to help spread the word.

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Labor Shortages Climb + Manufacturers Get Innovative

Join the conversation on how manufacturers across the industrial sector are surviving – and thriving – amidst a weak labor market. Industry, by definition, is taking action. What strategic moves can we make to keep American manufacturing alive and well in today’s labor market?

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The Art of Visualization

To help capture the essence of a client’s vision in an easy to grasp format, graphic renderings, video animation, plan production, and 3D modeling can make a huge impact and connect clients to their dreams and goals, making what was once a thought or sketch turn into reality. We recently sat down with Michael Blank, ISG Design Visualization Specialist, to talk more about the craft that helps promote community engagement, build consensus, and earn project support.

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Embracing + Reflecting on World Landscape Architecture Month

World Landscape Architecture Month may be coming to a close, but the long-lasting impact landscape architects make on our everyday lives, both professionally and personally, deserves to be celebrated year-round.

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Cracking the Egg Industry Roller Coaster – The New 2017 Ride

With the prevalence and havoc of HPAI worldwide, how will the U.S. fare with the Spring wild bird migration looming?

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2017 Interior Design Trends

Temperatures are dropping across the U.S., but these textures, patterns, and colors are heating up. Take a look at some of the hottest design trends and others on the horizon for 2017.

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Bring the Cows Home

Hungry Americans are ditching their light, fat free, and reduced cholesterol yogurts, cheeses, and milk for whole, short-label products. The alternative? Whole-fat foods. But what does this mean for the Midwest dairy industry?

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Why Industrial Design Matters

Just as the materials and processes that go into each product matter, so too do the designs of the spaces where they are made. Find out how are A/E firms are helping companies support happier employees, more efficient processes, and innovative products.